Legal Counsel


Oil and Gas Jobs

About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Legal Consuel to provide legal support to Brazilian team. Our client is a multinational company in Oil and Gas market

Key Accountabilities

Handle initial emergency response duties for accidents/incidents occurring in Brazil operations, including liaising with the relevant internal stakeholders, local authorities, port agents and similar third parties, the Company’s insurers, and appointed local attorneys, surveyors and similar personnel to ensure protection of Company’s interests. Draft, negotiate and finalise legal contracts and documentation with Brazil vendors and service providers.Advise on Brazilian laws including Brazilian regulatory and compliance matters affecting the Company’s business in Brazil.Advise and monitor developments in laws in South America relating to the Company’s business.Manage dispute resolution in Brazil.Manage external legal counsel, consultants, and vendors in Brazil asrequired.
Manage day to day legal matters in the Brazil office.



Education: Legal QualificationProfessional Certification: Admitted to the Brazilian Bar.Experience: Experience in a law firm or corporation with significant exposure to shipping, regulatory, tax and commercial matters. Experience in Brazilian shipping, oil and gas industrypreferred.
Skills and Abilities: Solid negotiation and drafting skills. Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.Language – Portuguese and strong command of English required



Competitive package salary and benefits Permanent contract: CLT

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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

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  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Your consultant, Vinicius Santos is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Vinicius Santos
Brunel Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

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