Advisor, Legal

Kuala Lumpur


  • Support the Head of Legal in reviewing agreements/contracts and in negotiations.
  • Support the Head of Legal in where necessary.
  • Support the Legal Manager in other matters including insurance matters, corporate secretarial, procurement technical clarification, procurement post-award issues, external relation and investor's relation matters where necessary.
  • Provide risk assessment and legal impact of business decisions with regard to the Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), Joint Operating Agreements (JOA) and other upstream agreements.
  • Ensure that all agreements and contracts entered into by Client are on the best possible terms for Client.
  • Ensure that the insurance policies are placed for all operating and general insurances where necessary.
  • Manage outside counsel, insurance brokers, underwriters, corporate secretarial scope where necessary.


  • To ensure Client's interests are protected in legal negotiations and in contracts.
  • To ensure the Management Team is fully briefed on the legal implications of the terms of the agreements.


  • Responsible for the review of PSC's, JOAs, contracts/agreements entered into by Client.
  • Responsible for presentations and communications with Petronas and partners and other stakeholders, where necessary.
  • Responsible for insurance arrangements and corporate secretarial scope, where necessary.


  • Minimum 10 years' experience (post admission to the Malaysian Bar).
  • Must be analytical and able to work independently.
  • A team player, communications and leadership skills.
  • Possess good negotiation skills.
  • Fluent in oral & written English.
  • Experienced in oil and gas industry
  • Familiar with the Production Sharing Contracts, Joint Operating Agreements and upstream oil & gas operations agreements.
  • Familiar with the Malaysian upstream oil & gas industry.
  • Proven teamwork, communications, and leadership skills

About Petroplan

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