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Legal Advisor Job

Date: 07-Dec-2021

Location: London, UK

Company: Tullow Oil

Residential Position

Employment Type:Permanent

Our UK office, based in Chiswick is looking to appoint a Legal Advisor on a permanent basis. The purpose of this role is to provide legal advice and assistance to the corporate functions, with a focus on group finance. The individual will also provide legal support across the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an in-house legal team who is focussed on developing their team. We are looking for an individual who is eager and motivated to learn.


The Successful Candidate Will Be Responsible For

  •  Review, draft and negotiate commercial, funding and treasury agreements.
  •  Co-ordinate and manage multi-jurisdictional financing and corporate transactions. 
  •  Providing legal advice and support and working with the corporate functions to deliver business efficient transactions and initiatives with scope to also provide legal support across the Tullow business.  
  •  Management of external legal counsel as required.
  •  Working closely and regularly communicating with the Corporate Associate General Counsel and other team members as appropriate.



  • Excellent verbal, written and aural communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, taking a proactive and resourceful approach.
  • Ability to take responsibility and manage tasks through to completion.
  • React quickly and flexibly to changing circumstances.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and deliver results under time pressure.
  • Able to provide legal advice in a succinct, pragmatic and commercially aware manner.
  • Able to effectively plan and integrate work with others.


Education and Experience

  • University graduate and professionally qualified lawyer.
  • Post qualification knowledge working as part of a goal-focused team, either with a leading private practice or in-house legal department.
  • Experience of co-ordinating large multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  • Experience of providing legal advice on financing, treasury, contractual and legislative matters.
  • Knowledge of upstream oil and gas contractual and regulatory matters would be advantageous.


In Tullow, all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, and everyone has equal access to opportunities and resources to enable them to contribute to Tullow’s overall success.

To Achieve This, We Offer Our Employees

Regular working from home at least 2 working days per week in the office.

Ability to manage working hours to balance work/life commitments.

A performance-driven culture that generates results.

A commitment to your personal and professional development.

A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people.

A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities.

Recognition and reward for your performance.

Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationship. Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons and extend your professional network. We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits

which is designed to attract, retain and motivate the best talent in our industry.