Legal Counsel – DW Asset (Strategy & Business) at Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited

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Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited (formerly Moody International Nigeria Limited) was established in 1996 as a partnership between Moody International Group and Nigerian investors. Since commencing operations in March 1997 the company continues to grow and exerts its presence in numerous Projects in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Counsel – DW Asset (Strategy & Business)

Location: Nigeria
Category: Others
Job Type: Contracts
Job Nature: Standard

Description
Service Purpose:

  • To provide legal advice and support to the Company, in particular, the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments in order to minimise the risks inherent in the Company’s transactions.

Accountabilities & Key Activities
Defence & Promotion of Company’s interests:

  • Undertake legal research on issues arising in the course of the Company’s operations relating to the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance, and Business Development Departments.
  • Prepare and review agreements with counterparties considering regulatory requirements, Company’s policies, and existing commitments with third parties.
  • Participate in negotiations and provide legal guidance to the Company in transactions with counterparties.

Legal Advice & Support:

  • Analyse legal risks / impact of ongoing and potential transactions in respect of the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments and advocate appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Assist the Contract Engineers to adapt existing contract templates to align with evolving regulatory and administrative requirements.
  • Advise the Company on compliance with laws and regulations governing its activities in order to limit potential liabilities.

Dispute Resolution Management:

  • Attend court / arbitrations and liaise with external counsel on matters involving the Company in respect of the Deepwater Asset, and as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business.
  • Review processes (litigation / arbitration) and collate the Company’s response in dispute resolution matters in a professional manner and appropriately advance the interest of the Company.
  • Discuss with external counsel on strategy to be adopted in the prosecution of claims by the Company and defence of claims against the Company.

Context and Environment:

  • Legal Counsel located in the Deepwater Asset.
  • Work covers the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments, and other departments and tasks as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business/ General Counsel.
  • Focal point for the Legal Department in negotiations with other companies.

Job Requirements

  • LL.B, B.L with 5 to 7 years post-call to bar experience, 3 of which must be experience in a law firm or commercial environment.

Application Closing Date
16th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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