Senior Legal Counsel

Contract Type
Practice Area
Oil & Gas
5+ yrs
Eden Scott is working with a client in Aberdeen, the role is for Legal Counsel to support the offshore business.

Job Description

Eden Scott is working with a client in Aberdeen, the role is for Legal Counsel to support the offshore business.  

Major Responsibilities

Providing legal support to the  FPSO tenders including:

  • Supporting the Business Development Department by reviewing, commenting, drafting FPSO lease and operation agreements.
  • Acting as a key negotiator, together with Business Development Managers, in relation to FPSO contracts.
  • Coordinating and analyzing input from the Tax, Insurance and Finance Departments. 
  • Managing the role of external legal advisors during the tender stage.
  • Managing all aspects relating to financing, corporate structuring, project security packages, FCPA compliance activities, regulatory requirements and jurisdictional due diligence processes as part of the FPSO tender process.
  • Taking responsibility for all contract close out activities
  • In coordination with Business Development colleagues, providing legal and risk input to update management through Investment Committee and Board memos. 

Assisting business colleagues with all pre-tender work

Drafting /negotiating main subcontract terms and conditions.

Assisting with joint venture activities and shareholder agreements.

Provide legal support to the business during project and operations phases, including in claims and contract management, advices, contractual interpretation and renegotiation activities.


The successful candidate should have -

Recognized UK Law degree
7+ years PQE with minimum 3 years in oil and gas, construction or related industry.
Strong contracts law skills and drafting experience
Experience in negotiating large complex transactions involving sets of interrelated agreements and legal documents
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Sarah Gracie on 0141 410 1028.

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