Senior Legal Advisor - VR/29682

Status: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen City Centre
Rate: Available Upon Request

Join the energy transition movement. This company’s goal is to find the creative solutions needed to achieve decarbonisation and increase renewable energy. To do this they need an experienced Senior Legal Advisor to join the team in Aberdeen City Centre on a permanent basis. As a qualified Solicitor with UKCS knowledge who is looking for a new, challenging position with an attractive remuneration package and some remote working available, why not take a closer look or get in touch to find out more?


The strategic vision is to be the partner of choice for the responsible management of existing energy assets, applying our core capabilities to create value through the transition. They focus on mature late-life assets, responsibly optimising production to provide energy security. Where they can, they repurpose their infrastructure to deliver renewable energy and decarbonisation projects before executing world-class decommissioning.


Working within a multi-disciplinary team and reporting directly to the Legal Manager – North Sea, you will be responsible for providing proactive legal support across the company’s North Sea organisation. This comprises 3 distinct business areas which mirror the strategy – Upstream, Decommissioning and Infrastructure and New Energy.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on the application of a wide range of commercial agreements relating to the company’s operated and non-operated assets, including joint operating agreements, construction and tie-in agreements, transportation agreements, proximity agreements and product sales agreements.
  • Primary point of contact for all legal matters, including contractual and regulatory disputes, for the assets or matters you are assigned to support.
  • Hands on legal support for ad-hoc major activities or projects where assigned.
  • Pro-active internal interface and provision of legal advice to other teams, including commercial, HR, HSE and Asset Teams.
  • Inputting into asset and commercial strategies to ensure legal rights/obligations are preserved and applied optimally.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Ability to articulate (both orally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner.
  • High level of influencing skills.
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role and company standards.
  • Comfortable in working outside firm line management boundaries in a goal oriented working environment.
  • Self-motivated team player with ability and desire to take responsibility and drive work to effective resolution.
  • Strong analytical capability.
  • Able to work independently and make effective decisions/recommendations quickly.
  • Able to work collaboratively with team members and key stakeholders.
  • Able to proactively identify areas for improvement and change.
  • Qualified as a solicitor in either Scotland or England and Wales.
  • Experience in upstream strategic drivers and activities including mitigation of risk, understanding of UKCS activity and practice and negotiation/drafting of UKCS oil and gas agreements. Similar experience for midstream and/or decommissioning preferred but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of UKCS industry standard agreements and practices.


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