Senior Legal Counsel for Danish Operations

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Senior Legal Counsel for Danish Operations
CopenhagenLocal/InternationalLegalRef.: MO-104801
Are you ready for a new challenge? Maersk Oil is looking for a senior business-oriented lawyer specialised within regulation relevant for energy and commodity trading and experienced with contractual negotiations to support our organisation in Denmark.
Maersk Oil has its Corporate Head Offices in Copenhagen, and Corporate Legal supports the entire organisation. The department employs a total of 19 persons consisting of 13 lawyers, one paralegal, one PA and three student assistants. The department is divided into five teams: International Operations, Danish Operations, Legal Compliance, Corporate Support and CSR.
We Offer
The position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic global business and work with several aspects of our value chain. We work in a dynamic performance driven business where co-operation and knowledge sharing across functions are key factors and play an important role in the development and motivation of our employees. For the right candidate, this position offers good opportunities for a future career in the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group.
Key Responsibilities
As part of Danish Operations your main responsibilities will include providing legal advice and support to Maersk Oil’s organisation, primarily in Denmark, within a broad range of areas, including:
• Advising on laws and regulations relevant for energy and commodity trading;
• Crude oil sales and gas sales;
• Carbon trading;
• Agreements for transportation of hydrocarbons; and
• Operational agreements with suppliers and contractors
Who we are looking for
• A qualified lawyer with a solid theoretical background and at least 6 years’ experience in an international orientated law firm or business environment;
• Has at least 3 years’ experience with laws and regulations relevant for energy and commodity trading or similar rules relevant for financial institutions or capital markets;
• Experienced in contract negotiations and contract advice with a proven track record;
• Able to explain complex issues in a clear and concise way to personnel throughout the organisation;
• Energetic and driven to support the growth of the organisation;
• Commercially-minded, team-oriented and good at keeping focus on multiple tasks and issues;
• Able to work independently with guidance in only the most complex situations and with a high degree of personal and professional accountability and integrity;
• Familiar with Danish and/or English law
• Fluent in spoken and written English

>Last application date: 02 June 2016.
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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