Legal Counsel

Robert Half

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP341-319

Job description / Role

Our Client, an international maritime organisation is looking to hire Legal Counsel to provide legal support and assistance in relation to all aspects of the Group's business activities.

Main Responsibilities

* Proactively provide legal advice to internal departments on legal matters, in particular:
* Advise sales team on all legal and insurance aspects of bid proposals and tenders submitted to Company's clients; assist in the negotiation of seismic contracts to ensure terms and conditions mitigate risk and align with Company policy and capacity;
* Advise marine acquisition team on charter hires (vessels and aviation), ship agency agreements and other contracts relevant for vessel operations;
* Advise technology and supply chain teams on various supply agreement;
* Manage contractual disputes as appropriate.
* Work closely with internal tax advisor to determine potential tax implications for international projects and prepare agreements between companies within the Company Group incorporating applicable transfer pricing principles.
* Evaluate and determine whether external legal advice is required and advise relevant internal department on such matters.
* Assist in drafting and revision of Company standard agreements and other legal documents as required.
* Assist in drafting, monitoring and developing internal control routines and procedures.
* Obtain and coordinate insurance terms for contracts/projects, including liaison with nominated insurance brokers and insurance underwriters.
* Manage and coordinate certain commercial claims and disputes.
* Assist and support the General Counsel as necessary.
* Occasional travel worldwide, sometimes at short notice.

Requirements

Required Competencies

* Qualified lawyer with minimum 4 years contract law experience, preferably part in an international law firm and part working with a service company in the oil and gas industry.
* Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.
* Detail oriented, hands-on, driven and able to cope with demanding deadlines.
* Focus on quality and efficiency, with positive commitment to EHSQ.
* Dependable and able to deliver contribution with little direction.

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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AED 22,500

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