Careers in Law - Legal Counsel at Total Uganda

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Organisation: Total Uganda Limited
Job Ref: BD 101
Duty Station: Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

About Total:
Total Uganda is seeking to employ qualified candidates for the vacant post, may the competent persons apply. The company is recruiting young graduates looking for a career in the oil & gas industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the Company’s decision –making by analyzing legal risks and giving appropriate recommendations.
  • Draft, review and participate in the negotiation of agreements and other legal documentation.
  • Advise on the interpretation/application of laws and regulations particularly within the context of the company‘s business.
  • Liaise with various Government departments, agencies, joint venture partners and contractors to resolve contractual and other legal issues.
  • Provide support in meeting the Company‘s regulatory and contractual obligations to Government agencies and Joint Venture Partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess a Bachelors degree in Law (Upper Second) from a recognized University.
  • A Masters degree with oil and gas, business or environmental law specification would be an added advantage.
  • Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
  • Five or more years professional work experience in the oil and gas industry or a law firm or other commercial environment.
  • Proven experience in contract grafting and review.

How to Apply:
Please send your CV with a cover letter indicating the position applied for addressed to;
Clearly state Job Ref. number in the subject line and do not attach any other documents at this point . Merge the cover letter and CV into word or PDF format.
Scanned copies will not be accepted.
Only emails received on stated email will be considered.

Deadline: 22nd August 2013

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