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Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas


Job description

ADVSIOR  (LEGAL DEPARTMENT) to work in Basra, IRAQ on a rotation of 28
days on and 14 days off on a long- term contract .



To advise on issuesin relation to Iraqi laws andprovide legal supportto the Legal Manager/Deputy Legal Manager or the management of the


Experience/Qualifications Required

Fluent in both ARABIC/ENGLISH, written and spoken

Graduated from the college of law / law schoolof a reputable university in Iraqor have receivedequivalent level of legal
education overseas, with excellent academic records

Must be qualified to practice Iraqi laws

Legal educationin common law jurisdictions is a plus,but not required

to 6years’ PQE in legal practice,ideally concerning the oil and gas industry

Sound knowledge of Iraqi laws

Excellent draftingand negotiation skills (a writtentest will be administered in this regard)

Ability to think critically and analyse researchinformation

Able to maintain adequateconfidentiality to all information acquired by virtue of his
post from the documents received or during the meetings




General Compliance Support

Advise the management and other departments on issues in relation to Iraqi laws, particularly in relation
to compliance with employment laws and environmental laws and regulations, with
a general objective to ensure that the Company’s operations in compliance with
the applicable laws of Iraq

Draft and review important business correspondence of the Companywith stakeholders.


Contract Management Support

Draft, negotiateand review commercial contracts of the Company

Prepare, review,and update standardcontract templates of the Company

Other supportregarding the performance and interpretation of contracts


Dispute Management Support

Assist in the management of local disputes, including attending court hearings in person, if necessary

Prepare and update legal advice or reports the strategies for resolving the Company’s disputes

Coordinate, prepareand review filingswith courts, tribunals, or counterparties in disputes

Maintain and update periodicreports or summarieson the Company’s disputes


General Administrative Matters

Prepare and review the relevant policies,processes, and procedures of the Company

Prepare periodicreports of legalaffairs to the management of the Companyand the Group

Maintain and update the corporate files of the Company

Coordinate and manage the work of outside counsel

Provide legal trainings to the management and other personnel of the Company

Other support to the Legal Manager/Deputy Legal Manager

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