Title:  Sr Counsel

Job Req ID:  1444

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Position description

We are seeking an attorney with Maritime experience to join Saudi Aramco’s Law Organization in its headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Specifically, a Maritime attorney is expected to provide the following:

  1. Maritime advice and transaction support to facilitate on water logistics (e.g., chartering and freight) relating to crude and product sales, trade and retail;
  2. Advice relating to various offshore arrangements;
  3.  Shall manage claims and litigation arising from on water transactions,
  4. Render legal advice related to various regulatory bodies and casualty response; and
  5.  Provide commercially oriented legal advice to Saudi Aramco and its subsidiaries.
  6. May also be required to provide a broad range of general corporate support including all related commercial transactions, governance, litigation, compliance, risk management, environmental, human resources, and technology.

Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities. 

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will have:

Six plus years of relevant experience with a sophisticated law firm or corporation. 

Strong general corporate experience is required.  Specific experience in Maritime plus one or more of the following areas is required:  litigation, sales, trading, retail, compliance, risk management, environmental. 

Candidates must be currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing in England and Wales, the United States, Canada, or the European Union.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA