Senior Legal Counsel (Oil & Gas/Trading)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel (Oil & Gas/Trading)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 100000 to SGD 140000
Reference: CT/SLC/OGT/SG
Contact Name: Clement Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2020 20:48

Job Description

  • Well established and stable listed company, with a regional portfolio
  • Broad scope of work, happy to take candidates directly from private practice
  • Highly competitive bonus package and collegiate environment

Our client, an Oil & Gas/ Trading MNC, is looking to hire a senior legal counsel to be part of their team of 4.

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 give 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 4 PQE, called to the Singapore or Malaysian Bar
  • Trained at a top law firm
  • Strong corporate experience, ideally with exposure to Oil & Gas/Trading/Shipping
  • A demonstrable loyalty to the company you work/worked in
  • Strong command of English, where fluency in Mandarin or Bahasa Indonesia is an advantage given the regional portfolio


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