Cape Town: Oil & Gas Lawyer, 4+PQE

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a junior Oil & Gas lawyer with a strong background in upstream oil and gas projects, ideally in emerging markets.

You should have at least 4 years' PQE at an international law firm with strong experience gained in a leading Energy and Projects practice and / or in house experience at an energy company. Experience across some of the following areas are required:

  •  Exploration and production operations

  • Contracts with drilling and other service providers and equipment contractor suppliers

  • Construction contracts

  • Joint operating agreements, foreign concessions and production sharing contracts

  • Upstream and midstream development

  • LNG regasification

  • Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs)

The role is to help build a new team that is dynamic and entrepreneurial taking advantage of an existing platform that rates as one of the leading firms for Corporate / Finance / Projects work across Africa. With substantial energy finds across the continent there are huge opportunities for an O&G practice and this is an opportunity to get in at the “ground-floor” and make a name for yourself in Africa.

You will be a confident, dynamic and commercially savvy lawyer with excellent communication skills. Travel across various African jurisdictions will be required and you will be based in Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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