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Counsel West Africa United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury

Job ID 107923BR Job category Legal Group Relocation availableNo CitySunbury CountryUnited Kingdom Travel required Yes - up to 10 PERCENT

Job profile summary Responsible for supporting the legal team in providing professional, commercially-focused and appropriate legal and risk assessment research and advice, to assist BP in minimising its legal and reputational risks

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future We have a real contribution to make to the worlds ambition of a low carbon future Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together

Job Advert BPs West Africa Region encompasses Mauritania & Senegal (including the giant Tortue gas field, a cross-border development that will produce significant volumes of LNG and condensate for international and domestic sale), and substantial exploration acreage in Cote dIvoire, Sao Tome & Principe, the Gambia and Madagascar
This role is based in Sunbury, UK and will support the existing three-lawyer team comprising Assistant General Counsel, Senior Counsel and Counsel across a wide range of activity in this varied and challenging region This is a superb opportunity to be part of establishing a new profit centre for BP in a fast-developing part of the world, providing legal advice to a business of material scale, complexity and strategic significance The lawyer recruited into this role will have a great chance to make a significant impact, working with multiple parts of the BP organisation and providing legal support on a range of issues to the BP business teams located in Sunbury, Mauritania and Senegal including

supporting our local offices on employment, operational and other issues;
supporting the procurement of goods and services;
building knowhow and understanding of the local legal and regulatory regime;
supporting the maintenance of local branches and subsidiary companies;
working on a range of Upstream transactional agreements; and
working as part of the team on more complex agreements and transactions

The successful candidate will be qualified to practice law in a common law or civil law jurisdiction, and will have in the region of 2-4 years post-qualification experience, with a demonstrable track record of commercial awareness and high-quality contribution to business delivery Excellent written and spoken English, and fluent French speaking capability, are important attributes for the role Ideally you will have some experience of the upstream oil & gas (or mining or equivalent) industry and/or of working in West Africa or other developing markets You will have the strongest professional and ethical standards, a bias for action, and the commitment and enthusiasm to be involved in the development of a dynamic new business in an exciting part of the world
Competitive salary and package on offer to the successful candidate Closing date for applications is 25th October 2019

About BP We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future We have a real contribution to make to the worlds ambition of a low carbon future Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 30th Mar 2020

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