Qualifications/ Experience Required
Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B), from a recognized University in a common law jurisdiction; Bar / Law Society Certificate, LEC or similar, and admission as an Attorney, Solicitor, Barrister of a recognized bar. An active member of the Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago is also important as the job holder is based in Trinidad and will need to represent the NiQuan Energy Group locally.
At least five (5) years legal experience in commercial and corporate law and compliance, with a proven track record and experience handling, amongst other things, dealing with Government and/or Commercial contract drafting and administration, particularly contract negotiation, drafting and general procurement administration; providing accurate, timely and effective legal counsel, and adding value to an organisation by working closely with the CLO and also autonomously to identify, mitigate and avoid legal, governance and compliance risk and potential liabilities. Must demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, laws dealing with government and/or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration. Proven ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy., and ability to resolve complex legal, compliance and governance issues. Demonstrated ability to communicate difficult or sensitive information tactfully.