Legal Analyst II

Posted Jan 25
Full Time
Houston, Texas

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Legal Analyst II to work on an initial 6-month contract in Houston, TX.

This Legal Analyst position is part of the Downstream, Chemicals and Midstream Law Function. The successful candidate will primarily provide commercial, transactional and corporate governance legal support for the Manufacturing, Americas Fuels and Lubricants Procurement, Sales and Marketing business units operating in North America.


  • Prepare and negotiate a variety of agreements including, but not limited to the following: Products and Services Agreements, Master Products and Services Agreements, Blending Agreements, Data Subscription Services Agreements, Cloud Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Contract Amendments, all based on consultation with business partners and review by attorneys.
  • Engage with and provide recommendations (risk analysis) to business partners, contract administrators and attorneys on counterparty’s changes to legal terms in agreements.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts in tax, finance, intellectual property, information risk management, compliance and insurance to integrate guidance into negotiations and agreements.
  • Analyse and summarize documents for review by business partners and attorneys.
  • Perform legal due diligence and legal research.
  • Work closely with business partners and attorneys to resolve a variety of day-to-day issues and support a broad range of commercial transactions and/or projects.
  • Recommend, develop and implement process improvements and simplification of tasks.
  • Communicate clearly, simply and directly.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a paralegal negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.
  • Ability to effectively analyse and communicate legal issues across broad functional and organizational lines (e.g., subject matter experts, business partners, and attorneys).
  • Ability to maintain high quality performance with varied deadlines and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, proofreading, editing, and research skills.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter who is adept at working in a team environment and partnering with management, business partners, in-house counsel, outside counsel, and staff.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or a law degree from an ABA-accredited school.