Legal Counsel – Equatorial Guinea

July 2, 2020

Legal Counsel – Equatorial Guinea

Name of Employer: Trident Energy Management Limited

Job Title: Legal Counsel

Contract Type: Full-time

Job Location: Equatorial Guinea


Job Description: 

Trident Energy is one of the industry’s most experienced teams in the science of operating and redeveloping mid-life oil and gas assets.


Job Requirements:

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join Trident Energy’s Bata office in Equatorial Guinea to assist with local legal issues, contracts & procurement, government/joint venture relations, HR/employment matters and ethics & compliance.


Key Responsibilites:

- To support and work on legal matters relevant to the Equatorial Guinea operations and business of Trident Energy
- To identify, prioritise and advise on local legal risks and alternative strategies and ensure that these are appropriately documented
- To assist with the compliance obligations and policies of the Company and its Affiliates, including the Trident Energy Anti-Corruption Policy and Manual
- To instruct and manage external local counsel when required


Desired Expertise and Skills:

- At least 3 years’ experience in either a well-regarded law firm or in-house oil & gas legal department
- A good standard of spoken and written English is required and a good standard of spoken and written Spanish is preferred.
- Experience in dealing with contracts relevant to the upstream oil & gas sector
- A pragmatic approach to solving legal issues and the ability to support the Company’s business in Equatorial Guinea over multiple workstreams.
- The ability to work in a less well-defined legal environment with clients who require practical legal advice
- Ability to understand complex and sensitive government and partner relations
- Ability to identify critical legal risks and capability of building up knowledge in particular areas of law, as required by the local needs of the business.
- Good team player and ability to work with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds


How To Apply

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