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Recruiter NameMelanie Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Contracts
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsPlease quote the Limited company rate or annual salary you would be looking for
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract or Permanent




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



  • Ideally a degree in a relevant discipline but must have a legal qualification.
  • Knowledge of legal principles, obligations, responsibility of international contracts law/English law.
  • Review and qualify or draft different types of contracts including tending contracts
  • Full comprehension of all legal obligations and responsibilities arising out of the contracts entered into by a Company.
  • Have knowledge of the industry standard contracts (FIDIC, LOGIC, BIMCO, etc.)
  • Experience in contracts negotiation in the commercial arena/Oil & Gas.
  • Experience of working on offshore wind contracts.
  • Should have experience of pre-qualification, qualification, tender and commercial phases of contracts.
  • The right candidate will have excellent interpersonal/communication skills, be motivated, enthusiastic and a good team player
  • Highly disciplined approach to work required and ability to plan and organise the work to meet tight deadlines
  • Responsive and flexible work attitude, good team player
  • Other European language abilities highly desirable but not essential
  • Prepared to travel if required.



  • Review and qualify or draft different types of Contracts, including but not limited to:
    • Engineering, Construction, Transportation and Installation Contracts and offshore wind contracts, and associated Confidentiality Agreements, Non-Disclosure and Restrictive Use Agreement; Memorandum of Understandings; Heads of Agreement and Nominated Subcontractors Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements;.
  • Manage the workload in coordination with Tendering and Commercial function, collecting the inputs from the other function, especially Insurance, Tax and Finance. 
  • Prepare Contract Summaries and draft Conformity Reports on project specific basis;
  • Participate in meetings (with internal clients and with potential external clients), taking notes and preparing summaries and/or Minutes of Meeting;
  • Negotiate the contractual instruments with the counterparties in the best interests of the Company;
  • Draft legal instruments and correspondence;
  • Perform legal research;
  • Assist all Company function with legal and contractual in coordination with the relevant corporate functions.


DURATION:                 Long term


RATE/SALARY:           Negotiable. Please quote the Limited company rate or annual salary you would be looking for this position and whether staff or contract is your preference.


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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