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Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

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Greater London
£50,000.00 - 80,000.00
In House
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Permanent role
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An exciting and dynamic upstream gas company are seeking a Legal Counsel for their existing legal team. The company themselves have operations across Europe, Africa and potentially further afield, in what will prove to be a transformative year for the business.

If you are a UK qualified lawyer who speaks Spanish & French and living near south London then you are encouraged to apply. You will report directly to the General Counsel and become the Number 2 Legal Counsel at the company.

The role will involve international travel and engagement in local jurisdictions whilst being ordinarily based in South-East London near the M25.

This truly is an exciting time to get involved with a company who have achieved a great deal and still possess unparalled potential.

The majority of the Legal Counsel role will involve negotiating with service providers, contractors and national/local authorities. It is very much a client facing role.

The role will require you to:
- Draft and solidify agreements, commercial contracts and other legal documents under the supervision of the General Counsel;
- Assist in corporate and financial restructuring, joint ventures and M&A activity;
- Assist on completion of transactions;
- Assist on legal and contract due diligence;
- Drafting and reviewing non-disclosure agreements across the business and letters of intent in connection to potential acquisitions or joint ventures.
- Drafting employment contracts and others related documents for the group under the supervision of the General Counsel;
- Drafting and administration of the Employees Share options deeds;
- Providing general regulatory advice ensuring compliance with the UK regulatory bodies and the jurisdictions the business operates in;
- Work alongside the compliance team and other control functions, to provide legal input/assistance on new business initiatives, regulation implementation exercises and other internal projects;
- Liaise with external counsel and lawyers working in the UK and other jurisdictions as required;
- Maintain soft and hard databases of all key contracts and correspondence across the Group;
- Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external stakeholdes);
- Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces;
- Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the group;

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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