Company commercial, Competition and antitrust, Construction and engineering, Environmental, Energy and natural resources, Governance, risk and compliance, Health and safety, Intellectual Property, Litigation and dispute resolution, Manufacturing and industrial
We are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in more than 50 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.
We offer engineering and project management professionals, as well those in Finance, IT, Legal, Assurance, HSE and People, the chance to make a difference in an ever-changing world.
Our exciting combination will create new opportunities for you to join us.
Main Purpose of Job:
To provide legal services and support to the Worley group companies to ensure that their legal needs, obligations and rights are protected and serviced.
Running and managing litigation, disputes, court / compulsory processes, negotiations and settlements to minimise external spend and limit Worley’ risk / exposure.
Drafting and negotiating joint venture/teaming arrangements/alliances, corporate structures, parent company guarantees/bank guarantees to minimise external spend and facilitate Worley’ ability to gain work.
Drafting and negotiating Confidentiality Undertakings and Parent Company and Bank Guarantees to minimise external spend and protect Worley’ interests / risk minimisation.
Project contracts drafting and negotiation, and related matters, to minimise external spend and facilitate Worley’ ability to gain work.
Advising on a broad range of legal and commercial issues to minimise external spend and protect Worley’ interests / risk minimisation.
Policy advising/drafting (standards, processes); Insurance reporting to minimise external spend and protect Worley’ interests / risk minimisation.
Drafting and reviewing precedent agreements.
Involved in Corporate legal functions – internal systems/processes workshops, procurement arrangements, leasing as well as ad hoc involvement with some HR and employment issues (mainly outsourced to external firms) and HSE issues.
Education: LLB Degree. Admitted as a lawyer of the High Court of South Africa
Experience: Qualified legal practitioner in South Africa with broad exposure to corporate and commercial matters. Experience in the same or similar industry is preferred.
Minimum 3 years post article experience could be a combination or private practice and in-house corporate law experience, which must include commercial law and contract law.
Essential Skills: Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability and what increases growth. - Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions. - Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the support and acceptance of all parties