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Commercial Lawyer (Tax)

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Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Commercial Lawyer to join their dynamic team. This role offers the opportunity to work on diverse, multi-jurisdictional cases, in sectors such as Mining Law, Infrastructure & Development, and Oil & Gas. The ideal candidate would have a keen eye for detail, expert commercial drafting skills, and a good understanding of offshore jurisdictions, with a preference for knowledge in BVI Law and UK Law.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Commercial Lawyer position is an Admitted Attorney with approximately eight – ten years of post-qualification experience. You possess expert commercial drafting skills and have a detail-oriented approach to all tasks. Your ability to work independently on diverse cases will be essential for success in this role. Excellent research skills are required due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of the role. You have broad commercial law experience and corporate law experience, particularly in M&A. Your industry experience may include inter alia Mining Law; Infrastructure & Development and Oil & Gas. An understanding of offshore jurisdictions, with a good understanding of BVI Law would be ideal, and an understanding of UK Law would be preferable.

  • Admitted Attorney with approximately eight – ten years of post-qualification experience
  • Expert commercial drafting skills
  • Detail-oriented approach to all tasks
  • Ability to work independently on diverse cases
  • Excellent research skills due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of the role
  • Broad commercial law experience
  • Broad corporate law experience (particularly in M&A)
  • Industry experience may include inter alia Mining Law; Infrastructure & Development and Oil & Gas
  • Understanding of offshore jurisdictions (good understanding of BVI Law would be ideal)
  • Understanding of UK Law would be preferable

What you'll do:

As a Commercial Lawyer, you will be responsible for providing expert legal advice on a wide array of commercial matters. Your day-to-day tasks will involve drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, ensuring they are legally sound and beneficial for our clients. Due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of this role, excellent research skills are required. You will apply your broad commercial law experience across various industry sectors including Mining Law, Infrastructure & Development, and Oil & Gas. Your understanding of offshore jurisdictions will be crucial in handling cases effectively. Knowledge of UK Law would be preferable.

  • Provide expert legal advice on a broad range of commercial matters
  • Draft and review commercial agreements ensuring they are legally sound
  • Conduct thorough research due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of the role
  • Apply broad commercial law experience in various industry sectors including Mining Law, Infrastructure & Development, and Oil & Gas
  • Utilise understanding of offshore jurisdictions in case handling
  • Apply knowledge of UK Law where necessary

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal, Risk & Compliance

Focus: Commercial Law

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Mauritius

Job Reference: 9EV57E-4273AA68

Date posted: 27 May 2024

Consultant: Angela Reilly

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