Legal Counsel (Oil & Gas/ Trading/ Shipping)

Job Title: Legal Counsel (Oil & Gas/ Trading/ Shipping)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 60000 to SGD 85000
Reference: CT/LC/OG/TS/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2020 16:16

Job Description

  • Well established with a regional portfolio
  • Broad scope of work, happy to take candidates directly from private practice
  • A structured and stable environment

Our client, an Oil & Gas/ Trading MNC, is looking to hire a legal counsel to be part of their team of 2 here in Singapore.

The ideal candidate has strong corporate drafting experience, ideally exposed to oil &gas/ shipping/ trading matters.

This is an excellent first in-house role, where my client appreciates those with a strong work ethic, motivated and driven to excel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts relating but not limited to oil & gas/ shipping/ trading
  • Resolving and negotiating any potential disputes
  • Keeping the management and team abreast of the latest developments in the relevant areas of law
  • Commercially savvy and pragmatic legal advice
  • Updating and upholding compliance and internal regulations
  • Liaising with and managing various business stakeholders
  • Advising the business on a variety of legal matters

Key Requirements:

  • At least 2 PQE, called to the Singapore Bar
  • Trained at a top law firm
  • Strong corporate experience, ideally with exposure to Oil & Gas/ Trading/ Shipping
  • Meticulous, able to work with tight deadlines, effective communicator

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