Recruitment specialists since 1980

Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Contracts
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent





Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Lead Legal & Contracts Advisor to join their team based in Surrey.


This is a great opportunity with one of the largest turnkey engineering & construction Companies within the Oil and Gas industry. Our Client is also a leader in the supply of engineering, procurement and construction services with distinctive capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore projects.



  • A Legal Qualification is required.
  • Must have Legal and Contact Management experience on business acquisition on tender activities, contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Previous experience in a similar role in Oil and Gas industry desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, listening and influencing and a strong commercial awareness.
  • Ability to work under time pressure to meeting deadlines.
  • Should have leadership skills and be a team player.



The role encompasses deployment of Contract Management activities during pre-qualification, qualification, tender and commercial phase and support to projects in execution. The Candidate will:

  • Provide Legal and contract management support to business acquisition on tender activities, contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Ensure contracts are entered into with acceptable risks.
  • Review and qualify contracts and legal documents.
  • Contribute Legal and contract management support to project management teams on change order request and claim preparation, management, negotiation and resolution, dispute settlement and other legal issues linked to project execution.
  • Prepare contract induction and review at the beginning of projects.
  • Prepare and review legal documents such as pre-contractual arrangements, contracts, agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, consortium and joint venture agreements, and the like.
  • Provide Legal advice on specific issues inherent to the Company and/or Corporate activities.
  • Assist the Company Secretary as may be required on specific occasions.


SALARY:                      Negotiable. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.


BENEFITS:                 Very Close to the Station and some parking available.



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.


For more information please contact Melanie Wood – Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or     

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