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Oil & Gas Senior Associate

£140000.00 - £160000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This Top 10 Law firm is internationally renowned, and one of the most prestigious legal brands operating in the UK. Their world-leading Energy & Infrastructure team is seeking a Projects Associate/Senior Associate, 4 years PQE, to join their City of London Office.

This is for Associates looking to take a step up in their career and work on a caseload with international scope across a variety of matters involving projects matters.

The Firm

This firm has a unique transatlantic heritage and has successfully combined scale and profitability not dissimilar to what you see within silver circle firms.

Operational in 20 countries, this global law firm is positioned to assemble large-scale commercial services for its clients. They advise large corporations, emerging visionary businesses, and public bodies that have complex and multifaceted needs. Whilst remaining global in vision, they continue to place an emphasis on their domestic clients and have long-standing client relationships that have continued through the decades.

This firm is consistently recognised for its innovative and forward-thinking approach. The firm has a strong focus on developed and emerging markets and boasts an impressive track record in many sectors, including transport, energy, and insurance.

The resulting mixture of incredible legal talent and exemplary clientele means this firm has been recognised across countless practice areas with Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings. This firm is responsible for developing some of the most respected legal talents around the world.

The Role

  • The team advises on a wide range of transactions within the energy and resources sector, from upstream oil and gas M&A, upstream and LNG projects, downstream transactions, commercial and supply chain contracts, licences and concessions, joint operating agreements and joint ventures, off-take and sales agreements, and now transactional activity in energy transition technologies
  • Deep sector expertise has led to CMS's Chambers and Legal 500 top-tier bandings in Energy both for multiple individual partners and the practice as an whole.
  • This projects focused role will offer you exposure to the full spectrum of areas in this sector, including projects work.


  • You will be an Energy & Infrastructure Solicitor with 4 years PQE, with excellent technical knowledge.
  • It is important to be a team player due to the collaborative nature of the team.
  • The firm looks for strong analytical skills and enthusiasm for the practice area.

What's on offer?

  • You will receive an excellent salary and benefits, in line with a leading international law firm.
  • First-rate ongoing professional development is at the forefront of the firm's thinking, to ensure you can take ownership and progress your career.
  • There is an excellent work-life balance and a reputation for a friendly and supportive working environment persists.

This is a standout opportunity for a Projects Associate/Senior Associate with 4 years PQE to succeed in a Top 10 firm in their City of London Office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.