Sr Counsel (Infrastructure)

Company: Full Time QatarEnergy Sector: Legal & Contracts
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 21, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Scope

  • To provide legal advice and opinions with respect to procurement of goods and services or tenders of Qatar Energy, its subsidiaries, affiliates or Qatar state-owned entities
  • To provide advice and to negotiate infrastructure contracts such as Land Leases, Corridor Licenses, Service agreements, Access & Indemnity Agreements, Utility agreements, Bulk Supply Agreements, Master Agreements, construction agreements, Infrastructure sharing agreements, Joint Infrastructure arrangements, O&M agreements, Cost sharing arrangements, Port Licenses, and general land and infrastructure matters
  • To advise on drafting/revising land lease procedures and industrial cities regulations such as Port Regulations, Environmental Regulations, Fire and Safety Regulations
  • To advise on claims and breaches of contract including advising on remedies and eviction of land
  • To provide general commercial Legal advice on a wide range of operational matters such as EPIC, FEED, Drilling, Wells services, MSA, goods/services, IT and other contracts, in accordance with QatarEnergy’s Policies and applicable laws and regulations to the best interest of QatarEnergy
  • To help continuously improve the way department and its clients works for example by: improving model contracts, creating guidance material, training others, creating digital tools to empower colleagues in the front lines and simplifying the way we work

Requirements

  • Civil law background is required, additional common law background/experience is advantageous in particular drafting of contracts
  • Excellent legal drafting and writing skills in English
  • 10+ years of legal and contracts experience including most of the practice areas listed in the scope above
  • Must have experience in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry
  • Experience with leases and other property contracts is a must
  • Experience in the engineering and construction industries is highly advantageous

Education

  • Juris Doctorate, Bachelors of Law or equivalent from recognized University, preferably post graduation studies or Master’s degree of Law

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