Legal Research Analyst - Energy (Russian Speaker)

IHS Markit
17 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Your role

Are you legally trained and with a keen interest in the upstream oil and gas industry? Do you enjoy undertaking legal research in foreign jurisdictions and consider yourself to have an excellent eye for detail? Do you speak Russian?

We're looking for a legal research analyst, within the Upstream Division to:
  • Obtain, evaluate and compare legislation and investment terms (e.g. model contracts, bid round documentation, etc.) for petroleum exploration and production across CIS countries and other jurisdictions
  • Create and update industry reports on the above in a clear concise and consistent manner, following established routines and company standards
  • Contribute to the delivery of client-specific projects, webinars and presentations
  • Research and draft ad-hoc reports on emerging legal and fiscal changes and trends and, when required, participate in internet-delivered presentations

Your team

You will be working in the legal team within the PEPS group in London (or in Bucharest/Moscow). PEPS is a multi-disciplinary team that provides analysis and insight of petroleum E&P (exploration and production) terms and above ground risk to investors and regulators in the international petroleum sector.

Your expertise

You have
  • A Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree (or equivalent) and ideally an LLM in oil and gas law (or similar degree)
  • Prior legal work experience, preferably in the upstream petroleum sector.
  • Fluency in Russian (fluency in additional languages would be a bonus).
  • Familiarity with researching energy legislation in multiple jurisdictions
  • Excellent legal and analytical skills

You are
  • An outstanding communicator - you can present and write in English to a very high standard and you are able to explain complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Self-motivated - you are able to work well on your own and you have a proactive approach to finding solutions and reaching out to colleagues for support
  • Organised - you are able to prioritise work so all goals and specific deadlines are met.
  • Flexible - Able to work collaborative within the immediate team, across geographies and across different disciplines within the organization.

Your Benefits
  • You will be part of a large organization with access to experts in multiple areas, with great opportunities for growth
  • You will be part of a multicultural, friendly team
  • Flexible working can be arranged
  • Access to first class online training

Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will proactively support your return to the workplace.

Your colleagues

About us

We are over 14,000 analysts, data scientists and specialists armed with real-time technology and data, working together to uncover deeper sources of information. The unique insights we provide help the industries and markets that drive our economies operate more efficiently, outpace competition and secure long-term success. Our global insights impact nearly every major sector - from aerospace to automotive. We empower our customers by isolating cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways so they can make well-informed decisions with greater confidence. This is a force we call The New Intelligence.

Join us

Boundaries belong on maps, not in your work. Start every day at IHS Markit with the excitement of what's next, by working with people from across the globe on interesting, cutting-edge projects and gaining once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences. It is easy to be passionate and invested in your work here, knowing you are causing an effect for some of the world's most influential companies. You'll get to be hands-on with, and see the direct impact, of your work. Career satisfaction just comes with the territory here. Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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