Paralegal Assistant (Qatari Nationals Only)

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Paralegal Assistant (Qatari Nationals Only)
DohaLocalLegalRef.: MO-040510
The role of the Paralegal Assistant will be to provide support to the lawyers in MOQ Legal and Corporate Affairs department in their routine tasks
We Offer
Maersk Oil Qatar A/S offers a wide range of education and career opportunities for employees possessing necessary skills and competencies.
Key Responsibilities
A paralegal is needed in MOQ Legal and Corporate Affairs department to relieve lawyers from routine tasks that do not necessarily need legal background but require a slightly more specialized knowledge of legal related tasks such as but not limited to:

1.Supporting in drafting simple legal documents;
2.Preparing and filing confidentiality agreements, lease agreements, extensions, simple amendments;
3.Handling company/secretarial administration – legal governance (POAs, company records in collaboration with Government Relations, reporting to MO Corporate and APMM Group);
4.Handling compliance related work (Gift and Hospitality Book reporting, Due Diligence Questionnaires etc);
5.Organize legal related training (compliance, contracts, etc); update and organize Legal Know-how;
6.Update Contracts Management system to be established for MOQ (new contracts or amendments);
7.Conducting miscellaneous Legal researches and simple engagement with external counsels;
Who we are looking for
The Candidate should have previous experience as paralegal, working in legal departments either as legal secretary or paralegal and should have knowledge with basic contract types, company records.

The candidate should
Be energetic, open, well organized and service minded.
Have excellent communication skills, perfect English - written and spoken.
Be a Good team player, and available to support other team members as needed.
Be available to support colleague(s) with developing English drafting skills through assistance in drafting contracts, commenting/amending them, and writing other legal documents (memos/others).
>Last application date: 03 April 2014.
Maersk Oil Qatar AS is the leading oil producer offshore Qatar and a recognized pioneer in oil development and production techniques. On the basis of an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) signed in 1992 with Qatar Petroleum, Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) is the sole operator of Al Shaheen field.
The current oil production from the Al Shaheen field is approximately 300,000 barrels per day from nine different locations and is exported via two main offshore facilities.
 Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at