ExxonMobil is one of the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies. Exxon Mobil Corporation is committed to being the world’s premier petroleum and chemical manufacturing company. To that end, we must continuously achieve superior financial and operating results while adhering to high ethical standards.
ExxonMobil’s business in Nigeria is conducted through individual operating companies. These include: Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited Mobil Oil Nigeria.
Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Recruitment at ExxonMobil
- Litigation Attorney
- Job Description:
- Qualifications and Requirements:
- Method of Application
- Deadline: Not Specified
- Full Time
- Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
- Location: Lagos | Nigeria. See other Jobs in Lagos
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Job Description:Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (“MPN”), an ExxonMobil affiliate incorporated in Nigeria, is one of the largest crude oil and natural gas producers in Nigeria. MPN is looking for an Attorney with strong litigation experience to manage a varied docket of commercial, environmental, land and tort matters.
The Attorney will handle a variety of matters and will work independently with supervision that is appropriate for the attorney’s level of experience.
Job Role Responsibilities
- Actively manage a wide docket of commercial, environmental, land and tort matters, including responsibility for case strategy, legal analysis, witness preparation, depositions, judicial proceedings (hearings, trials, appeals, etc.).
- Provide legal counsel and support as needed on various risk management issues.
- Coordinae and interface with outside counsel to ensure proper handling of matters where outside counsel is retained.
- Handle a significant case load (volume and complexity).
- Review documents and pleadings as relevant and necessary associated with the above matters.
- Communicate with and advise business clients and law management regarding case status and key milestones.
- Work and coordinate with, and provide and seek advice from, other lawyers.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and – minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division).
- Barrister at Law (B.L) from the Nigerian Law School and licensed to practice in Nigeria.
- Strong academic record, a Master’s Degree in Law will be an added advantage.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Highest ethical standards and integrity.
- Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
- Ability to exercise sound business judgment and work both independently and as part of an integrated legal team.
- At least Ten (10) years of post-call legal experience, all (or substantially all) of which is in litigation.
- Preference for energy industry experience.
- Experience in handling and managing significant and complex litigation matters.
- Knowledge of Civil Procedure and Rules of Evidence.
- Ability to travel domestically, as needed.
Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to:
- A satisfactory criminal records disclosure;
- Satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable);
- Verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application;
- Completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company’s safety policies;
- And the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.