Legal Counsel, Contract (Energy/Oil and Gas)

Posted 27 June 2019
SalarySGD 90,000

Job Description

  • Excellent opportunity to develop in-house exposure with a global MNC
  • Learning from and working with an experienced Legal lead
  • Broad regional scope of work across legal and compliance

Our client, a global MNC in the Energy/ Oil & Gas space, is looking to hire a junior counsel for a 6 months contract.This is a maternity cover but may have the possibility of converting to a permanent role, pending performance. This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers in practice to gain in-house exposure

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support to the company’s management, business, functional groups and affiliates.
  • Support the company’s affiliates and subsidiaries in Singapore, Houston and London
  • Liaise with HQ Legal Team
  • Providing legal advice and support to internal clients.
  • Providing legal advice on all matters pertaining to the company’s business dealings and staff functions including but not limited to employment issues, competition law matters, compliance/sanctions issues.
  • Drafting and reviewing various agreements and legal documentation, correspondences in support of business teams and staff departments.
  • Instruct outside counsels in the conduct of matters for the company, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Key Requirements

  • At least 2 years of legal experience, legally educated at a top university
  • Ability to work and explain legal and operational issues in readily understandable manner.
  • Good communication skills and interface with internal stakeholders and outside business partners at all levels.
  • Independent, responsible and a can-do attitude 

EA Licence No.: 15S7496

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