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Head Of Legal & Compliance at AB Offshore Marine Services Limited

Roles & Responsibilities

-          Drafting, vetting and preparation of routine contracts pertaining to Maritime, BIMCO, GENCO non-disclosure agreements, etc., vetting tender documents, handling arbitration matters and civil suits before various courts of law should any arise and co-ordination with law consultants.

-          Drafting, vetting and preparation of MOAs, MOUs, Bank guarantee, Indemnity Bonds if any, Undertakings and authority letters, vendor contracts, legal contracts, briefs, deeds, leases, JVAs, and other legal papers.

-          Review of Agreements and provision of legal advice and opinions to Management.

-          Prepare and draft all legal documents and agreements relating to AB OFFSHORE operations (e.g. supplier contract, insurance contracts, employee contracts, service level agreements) for the Managing Director for review.

-          Provide company secretarial services – attendance of board meetings, keeping of minutes, board resolutions and filings with Corporate Affairs Commission.

-          Maintenance of relationship with external solicitors and management of the company’s litigation portfolio.

-          Attendance of court proceedings and liaison with law enforcement agencies.

-          Provide useful inputs in the formulation of agreements and contracts.

-          Drafting and Vetting of all legal documents and co-ordination with lawyers to ensure documents are legally sound.

-          Management of all Consultant Contracts and liaise with Government Offices and Consultant Lawyers.

 Essential Requirements:

-          A lawyer with professional legal qualifications and practical Maritime and commercial legal experience of not less than 5 (Five) years.

-          Ability to formulate, advise on and implement legal strategy within a maritime and Upstream servicing context.

-          Working knowledge of Maritime law, commercial law, company law/company secretarial management and employment law.

-          Good commercial judgment; ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision;

-          Ability to manage and direct external lawyers and consultants.

-          Ability to organize, prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations

-          Effective negotiation skills

-          Must be proficient in the use of IT Software

-          Good knowledge of Oil & Gas Laws will be an added advantage

Technical Competencies:

-          Corporate Administration – (Policy development, formulation and implementation)

-          Stakeholder management – (Negotiation and Conflict resolution)

-          Good knowledge of Marine/shipping regulatory requirements

-          Ability to analyze data, prepare reports, presentations and legal opinions

-          Knowledge in corporate law, legal drafting, litigation, arbitration proceedings and special skill in vetting contract and international agreements

-          Good knowledge of Oil & Gas Laws will be an added advantage

-          Must be proficient in the use of IT Software


Mode of Application

Qualified applicants should send their CV to

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