Senior Legal Counsel

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Vacancy for Senior Legal Counsel in Southern Gas Corridor CJSC (“SGC”)

SGC (or the “Company”) was established to consolidate, manage and finance the State’s interests in the full-field development of the “Shah Deniz” gas-condensate field, the expansion of the South Caucasus Pipeline, construction of the Trans Anatolian (TANAP) and Trans Adriatic (TAP) Pipelines (the “Projects”).

Job title: Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan


• Drafting agreements, contracts, memoranda, letters and other documents of legal nature.
• Participating in negotiations and discussions concerning the legal issues. 
• Preparing legal opinions related to the matters arising out of and in connection with the contractual relations of the Company.
• Constantly reviewing the legal documentation in relation to the Projects and ensuring that the Company is fulfilling all of its obligations undertaken in the agreements in a timely manner.
• Participating in the drafting of various loan facility agreements and other legal documentation in relation to debt raising.
• Providing legal advice and support to the various management teams within the Company.
• Coordinating the work with other counsel of the Company.
• Performing any other task that may from time to time be assigned by the Head of Legal Department.


• University degree in law from a reputable university in the UK.
• Minimum 2 years of work experience as a lawyer or in related sphere.
• Solid knowledge of English law and International law, good knowledge of Azerbaijani legislation.
• Relevant Masters Degree in Law is advantage.
• Fluent written and verbal English, Azerbaijani and Russian. Knowledge of any other foreign language, in addition to those listed is welcomed.
• Experience working with various oil & gas contracts.
• Knowledge of Contract law, Private Law, Commercial Law, Taxation, Oil & Gas Law.
• Good communication skills.
• Good teamwork skills.
• Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously.
• Motivation for professional development.
• Very attentive to details. 
• Easy learner.
• Results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines.
• Good MS Office skills

Additional Info:

• Job type: Full time
• Probationary period: 3 months
• Please send your CVs to the following e-mail address: [email protected]
• Deadline for submission: 11 June 2018
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview