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Legal Advisor/Part Time

  • Job Location

    Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

  • Duration

    Temporary

  • Job Benefits

    Details on application




Description

We are working with our client based in Aberdeen to source an
experienced Legal Advisor on a contract basis for 12 months. This will
be a part time role to cover 3 days per week

The Legal Advisor will give high quality, pragmatic, commercial
advice.

They will identify and minimize or mitigate legal risk and add value
by enabling the company to take well-informed decisions.

* Legal advice and support will be provided to different divisions
and business units

* The Advisor will be responsible for identifying and mitigating all
contractual and legal risks through the development and
application of appropriate policies, processes and procedures for
consistent review of contract terms and conditions.

Job Specific Duties Include:

* Advising on issues arising with regard to contracting protocols
and best practice

* Assist in legal reviews of Ts & Cs of bids and help commercial
functions with drafting of qualifications

* Drafting and negotiating preliminary agreements including
confidentiality agreements; MOUs; heads of terms; consortium
agreements, joint-venture agreements

* Advising on securities e.g. bonds and guarantees

* Ensuring that sub-contract terms and conditions are appropriately
drafted

* Supporting management in initiation and preparation of variations
and claims.

* Ensuring consistency of corporate behaviours relevant to group
standards (e.g. anti-bribery & corruption, diligence and
governance)

* Engaging and managing external lawyers

* Advising on implications of applicable local laws, including
working with local legal advisors

* Providing a legal risk management and mitigation service to the
wider business including researching and monitoring legal
developments in areas affecting the business, advising and working
with colleagues to ensure timely and effective compliance with
relevant legal requirements

* Providing reports and management information on legal matters,
legal risk management and on the operation of the department’s
business

This role would suit a well-qualified solicitor with an academic
background and strong private practice skills from well-regarded
commercial law firms with PQE experience in one or more of the
following general areas:

* Contentious or non-contentious construction/engineering contracts

* Commercial contract drafting

* Onshore/Offshore oil & gas contracts for construction,
engineering, maintenance, operations (e.g. FPSOs, installations)





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