Legal Counsel


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 18 October 2021

About this role: Legal Counsel

About this role: Legal Counsel

  • Support in providing advice on matters directly relating to Dolphin Energy’s corporate governance, business ethics and public policy;
  • Provide legal advice, guidance and assistance to Dolphin Energy’s management and across all departments on issues, such as compliance with all applicable laws; legal matters; finance matters; employment matters; regulatory matters and dispute resolution matters;
  • Escalate complex legal issues to the Chief Legal Counsel to ensure the appropriate legal support is provided to the business;
  • Assist in providing support, advice and guidance as needed to Dolphin Energy, the Board of Directors, and shareholders, attend meetings where requested and follow-up on decisions made in such meetings;
  • Liaise with external legal counsels, lawyers and solicitors in litigation and other matters concerning Dolphin Energy ensuring optimum value is attained;
  • Support the Procurement and Contracts department in the development of contracts, on a needed basis;
  • Assist the Chief Legal Counsel in performing the tasks of the “Secretary to the Board of Directors” and the General Assembly, when required;
  • Ensure legal knowledge is appropriate and up-to-date, ensuring a proactive approach in sharing this with internal clients;
  • Assist in developing contractual and legal compliance training materials, and providing periodic compliance training to all internal clients. Support the delivery of legal training and development of national employees for them to independently handle legal issues;
  • Perform other similar or related duties as required or assigned by the Chief Legal Counsel.



  • Fully qualified legal professional authorized to practice law in recognized jurisdiction;
  • 4 years’ relevant experience in legal affairs preferably within the oil and gas industry;
  • Knowledge of local laws;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Negotiation skills, Teamwork skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Catherine Kay Turnbull via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Catherine Kay Turnbull
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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