Senior Legal Counsel - Projects

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5991

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As Senior Legal Counsel you will provide legal advice in relation to the client and its operated ventures' projects and on related contractual relationships with projects sponsors, EPC contractors, licensors, bidders and suppliers.

Client Details

Client is one of the world leaders in the production and supply of natural gas


* Provide legal advice on legal and contractual issues referred by the General Counsel or his/her supervisor related to EPC contracts and other construction contracts, purchase orders of material, goods, equipment, etc., license agreements and any other project related agreements ("Contracts").
* Draft, review and negotiate project and commercial contracts on behalf of the client and its operated ventures, and ensure that required corporate governance procedures are met with respect to such contractual arrangements.
* Develop standard agreements, procedures and protocols for use by the wider Legal Department.
* Carry out such other duties as requested by his/her supervisors.
* Provide legal training to junior members of the Legal Department and to other departments within the organisation.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary.
* Opportunity to join the legal team of world leader in energy sector
* Progressive, exciting environment


* At least 8 years relevant experience in Oil & Gas projects, preferably gained through working with multi-national Oil & Gas companies, international construction companies, and/or top tier international law firms specializing in the Oil & Gas industry.
* 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 project, commercial and Oil & Gas agreements.
* Able to work independently with minor supervision, with the ability to manage and prioritize workload.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Legal Counsel - Construction / Real Estate
CG Resourcing
Qatar 5 Mar
Senior Legal Counsel - Shared Services
Michael Page
UAE 3 Mar
Contracts Administrator
One Thousand Walls
Qatar 19 Feb
Senior Legal Counsel
Qatar Project Management (QPM)
Qatar 5 Apr
Senior Legal Counsel - LNG Marketing
Michael Page
UAE 3 Mar
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
PRO salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 16,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience