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Senior Legal Counsel

  • Aberdeen
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Senior Legal Counsel


This position will be an integral part of the Subsea Legal and Contracts team within a global leader in the energy sector.


The ideal candidate will engage with the tendering and commercial teams to support, analyse, and negotiate with customers the legal aspects involved in contracting/bidding processes and group contracts to ensure the legal viability of the operations.
This position will be responsible for supporting contract review services in Tenders and providing legal advice on contracting principles and negotiations. As a secondary task, the position can provide advice for Projects Operations on a case by case. The tasks will be performed in close cooperation with Tendering and Finance/Tax departments. The role for each specific tender, customer or business area may vary depending on the scope, duration and complexity of each tender.


This is an opportunity to be part of a global leader in the traditional and renewable energy industry, specialising in subsea and surface technologies integrated projects, products, and services. They strive to enhance performance and drive real change in the traditional and new energy industry by constantly challenging conventions, tackling some of the most complex technical and engineering challenges and investing in their 20,000+ employees worldwide.


The salary is strong the benefits on offer include:



  • Private healthcare

  • Up to 10% employer pension contribution

  • Hybrid working offering with a minimum of 3 days in the office

  • Flexible working hours

  • Option for a 4.5 day week or extra days annual leave per month

  • Bonus

  • 35 days annual leave

  • Life Assurance

  • Several other benefits-in-kind such as on-site gym


Application Requirements:
Law Degree. Contracts experience & oil and gas industry experience. General familiarity with standard legal concepts and procedures, and knowledge of Common Law system. Thorough understanding of contractual principles.


Should the position be of interest, apply now or for further details and a discussion about the role, get in touch on 01224 965 505.

Adam Emery
Point of contact
Adam Emery
Senior Consultant
01224 965 505