Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Massive recruitment at Total- Legal Counsel, Contracts

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Job Title: Legal Counsel, Contracts

Ref: 10058572
Location: Nigeria
Business: Exploration & Production

Job Description 
  • The holder of this position reports to the Legal Manager and will assist to analyse and assess identified legal risks.
  • The job holder will actively participate in devising, preparing, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of agreements and contracts used in the Exploration & Production industry.
  • The position is also responsible for the analysis and interpretation of relevant legislation and or draft bills, and interpreting and advising clients on contract provisions.
  • In addition, he or she will assist the Legal Manager with and advise on pre-litigation phases and liaise with external counsel as appropriate in any litigation/arbitration case and settlement process.
  • The Legal Counsel is to ensure the protection and defense of the Company's interest (and those of the Group and its affiliates) and promote their interests within E&P activities. 
  • 1st degree in Law, Called to the Nigerian Bar, NYSC certificate.
  • At least five (5) years post call industry experience is essential and Masters Degree in law.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of French would be advantageous though not essential.

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