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Legal counsel / Legal advisor visa can be sponsored for this job


2021-12-03 10:00:03

Job location Dyce, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Legal

Job description

What will you be doing? As Legal Counsel in Aker Solutions, you will:

Provide legal support to tender and project execution processes, including advising on contract terms, delivery models, procurement, potential partnering, and local jurisdictional requirements
Take part in and drive negotiation processes towards clients, suppliers and partners
Support corporate governance processes for Aker Solutions' global delivery models and our global presence, including establishment of cross-border legal and contractual structures
Manage potential claims and dispute resolution processes
Liaise with external counsel, e.g. to obtain specialized advice in jurisdictions where we operate
Provide legal advice to Aker Solutions' management teams and projects, taking into account commercial, operational, and strategic contexts

We think you should have:
Master of Law or equivalent with strong academic results
2+ years' experience as a legal professional, either in-house or with a law firm
Prior relevant experience with contract drafting and negotiations within energy services / oil and gas / renewable / construction projects is a benefit but not a requirement
Experience within any of the following areas is a benefit: corporate law and governance, finance, M&A, labor law, IT, software and digitalization, intellectual property, competition law, public administrative law, sanctions and trade compliance, business integrity and anti-corruption, human rights, personal data, tax, marine operations and transportation
A strong personal motivation, strategic mindset and drive towards commercial behavior
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Formal qualification as a lawyer is a benefit but not a requirement. We welcome candidates with non-UK legal diplomas
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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