Sr. Counsel (Legal Compliance) – QatarEnergy

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Legal & Contracts
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 10, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Primary purpose of job

The Sr. Counsel is accountable to provide subject-matter legal and regulatory advice and counsel in the areas of anti-trust, anti-bribery and corruption, sanctions and trade controls, international regulatory regimes, and compliance with QatarEnergy Code of Conduct, business conduct policies and applicable domestic and international regulatory requirements to internal stakeholders.

Experience & Skills

  • At least 10 years of post-qualification legal experience in private practice or in-house (multinationals), including specialisation in anti-bribery and corruption (US FCPA, UKBA2010), or sanctions and trade controls, or anti-trust and competition law;
  • Experience of handling compliance matters in complex compliance or regulatory environments (oil and gas sector preferably). Experience of dealing with the regulators/government investigations;
  • Experience in development and implementing, reporting and enhancing ethics and compliance program, including policy and procedural framework, training, internal controls and investigations;
  • Master analytical skills with the ability to assimilate complex compliance and governance matters and to provide practical advice to non-lawyers;
  • Effective communication skills; – Ability to work independently and collaboratively as team player with members of Legal Department, as well as other stakeholders;
  • Advanced expertise and skills in word and data/information processing, incl. MS Office software applications (Word, Excel and Powerpoint);
  • Highly motivated, proactive, organized and self-disciplined.


  • JD/LLB degree and currently licensed to practice law in the home jurisdiction

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