Job Specification:



  • Supporting the Legal Counsel/ Senior Legal Counsel in compliance with statutory, regulatory, business and tax laws and internal policies and procedure for all group entities
  • Supporting general contracting activities (drafting and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts with clients, contractors, agents and suppliers)
  • Liaise with external legal firms
  • Assisting with drafting and maintaining a suite of standard legal templates
  • Assisting in supporting various areas of the business including BD, HR, Finance, IT and Resourcing
  • Researching legal issues relating to new country entry and changes to existing overseas markets.
  • Assisting with ITT’s, accreditations, registrations and PSL qualifications
  • Monitoring legal risks to the business
  • Assisting with annual insurance policy renewals and maintaining relationships with external insurance brokers
  • Overseeing due diligence of the approved vendor list and all ITT submissions
  • Supporting the ITT commercial process
  • Maintain directory of all live contracts


  • Liaising with external tax advisors
  • Supporting finance to manage tax planning, interaction with commercial pricing and dealing with tax office enquiries
  • Researching all overseas tax issues for the group
  • Working in conjunction with the Legal Counsel/ Senior Legal Counsel to monitor and minimise tax risks to the business
  • Dealing with IR35 status determinations and contractor queries



  • LLB Law Degree (2:1)
  • LLM/MSc Oil and Gas Law preferable



  • Experience working within the energy sector or legal profession preferable
  • Experience working with LOGIC contracts preferable 


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:                                               

  • Motivated and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Personable
  • Effective communicator
  • Organised
  • Strong attention to detail


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Exceed seek to appoint a Legal & Tax Graduate who will work with our Senior Legal Counsel and Legal Counsel to support UK and International compliance with statutory, regulatory, business and tax laws and internal policies and procedures.

This role will ideally suit an individual who has gained industry experience, however graduates with the relevant qualification will be considered.

Whilst this role is not a legal trainee position, career development and support in attaining the ADIT International Tax Qualification will be offered. 

If you have the required qualification and seek career development, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

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