Senior Lawyers at a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company - Offering Global Opportunities

Senior Lawyers at a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

Senior Lawyers at a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

We are a leading upstream Oil & Gas company with active operatorship of prolific blocks. As a result of our new expansion and development programmes, we are seeking to engage experienced, passionate, intelligent and resourceful professionals to fill the position below:


Job Title: Senior Lawyer

Location: Nigeria

Job Descrition

  • This position requires seasoned and consummate Lawyers with good knowledge of corporate and Oil & Gas laws.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support to company’s Upstream businesses.
  • Provide legal advice and support on substantial and complex offshore exploration opportunities, including supporting exploration ventures in clvil and common law Jurisdictions.
  • Identify and prioritize legal risks and alternative strategies on a variety of matters.
  • Ensure documents accurately reflect commercial decisions, always consistent with legal obligations and the control framework.
  • Ability to act as an integrator of legal advice and organize, participate, or as appropriate, lead legal team to ensure delivery of integrated and purposeful legal advice with an end-to-end value mindset.
  • Represent the company on third party transactions Provide advice in connection with key engagements with regulatory agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Instruct and manage external legal advisers.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Qualifications and Required Competencies

  • Minimum of LL.B, BL and LLM.
  • Any higher qualification will be an added advantage.
  • The Ideal candidates must have a minimum of twenty (20) years relevant post call experience.
  • Must be proficient in the use of IT Software.
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated and multi-task oriented.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience:

  • Versatile in corporate law, legal drafting, litigation, arbitration proceedings and special skill in vetting contract and International agreements.
  • Good knowledge of Oil & Gas Laws.
  • Must not be more than 50 years of age.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and scanned Passport Photograph to: [email protected] and [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.