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Legal Advisor - VR/19414

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Status: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/19414
Rate: Commensurate with experience

Permanent Legal Advisor required for Oil Operator based in Kingswells.

Duties include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of contracts relating to Company’s oil and gas operations in the UKCS.
  • Providing advice on upstream oil and gas agreements, including licencing, joint operating, oil sales, farm out, proximity and crossing, asset purchases and sales and decommissioning security agreements.
  • Supporting the Legal Manager, Senior Legal Advisor and Development Projects Manager / team in relation to development projects.
  • Providing legal advice on compliance and petroleum licencing matters.
  • Assisting the Legal Manager and Senior Legal Advisor in providing counsel to the business primarily working with Commercial, joint venture, development, asset management (both operated and non-operated) and supply chain teams at all levels.
  • Interfacing with other oil and gas companies, contracting companies, regulatory authorities and external lawyers.
  • Keeping updated with legal developments in all relevant areas.
  • Providing support and working with all departments within the UK Business Unit and liaising with Legal, Finance and Business Development function in Company’s Corporate office in London.


  • Qualified to practice as a solicitor in England, Wales or Scotland.
  • Experience practicing as a lawyer, either in house or law firms.
  • Solid upstream oil and gas legal experience, including UKCS experience.
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