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5 - 6 years Qatar - Qatar

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Law). Any Nationality

, Posted on June 12, 2018 1 Opening

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Job Purpose:
We are looking for a senior project lawyer with ambition to work in major oil and gas projects in Qatar for a fixed term of 3 years. Such lawyer should provide legal advice in relation to Qatargas and its operated ventures projects and on related contractual relationships with projects sponsors, EPC contractors, licensors, bidders and suppliers.
Specific Accountabilities:
1. Provide Legal advice on legal and contractual issues referred by the General Counsel or his/her supervisor.
2. Draft, review and negotiate contracts on behalf of Qatargas and its operated ventures, and ensure that requisite corporate governance procedures are met with respect to contractual arrangements.
3. Develop standard agreements and protocols for use by the wider Legal Department.
4. Carry out such other duties as requested by his/her supervisors.
5. Provide legal training to junior members of the Legal Department and to other departments within the organization.

Industry Type : Power Generation / Power Distribution / Energy / Nuclear Energy
Functional Area : Lawyers / Legal Advisors

Desired Candidate Profile

Must have a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB)
Must hold a current practicing certificate preferable in a Commonwealth Jurisdiction.
Required Experience
At least 5 years relevant experience in oil and gas projects, preferably gained through working with multi-national companies and/or top tier international law firms.
Able to demonstrate excellent communication and drafting skills in the English language. Arabic not essential but would be beneficial.
Strong negotiation skills, with good experience of negotiating commercial agreements.
Able to work independently with minor supervision, with the ability to manage and prioritize workload.


International Law General Counsel Corporate governance EPC contractors Legal Counsel Legal advice Supervisor Supervision Training Management

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Established in 1984, Qatargas is a pioneer in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry in Qatar. Through its innovation and operating excellence in global energy, Qatargas has emerged as a global leader in the energy industry and successfully delivers LNG to its customers all over the world in Asian, American and European markets.

The company feels proud in contributing majorly towards the realization of the vision of the Father of Emir, His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, for Qatar to be recognized as the largest producer of LNG in the world. Out of 7 LNG trains owned by Qatargas, 4 are the largest in the world. With a strong commitment towards protecting the environment, the company upholds the highest standards of energy use, energy conservation, and energy management.

Qatargas offers excellent career opportunities to all its employees by providing a broad range of roles in both the permanent operating and development projects. There are also lucrative opportunities for expats that include a complete range of benefits such as tax-free salaries, educational assistance, free medical & dental care, and training as well as promotion opportunities.

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