General Counsel

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSam Hadfield

Job description

​TGRC are working with a newly established UK and European green energy platform who are backed by one of the world's leading global investment firms. With an ambitious pipeline target across Europe in solar and battery storage by 2030, they are looking for a General Counsel / Legal Lead to help shape the legal foundations to achieve this 2030 target with the hope of expanding the legal team as the company grows. In 2023 alone, they are looking to double their overall headcount.

The role:

  • Corporate governance

  • Compliance, including initial set up of policies (draft code of conduct to review and opine on)

  • Regulatory updates / monitoring

  • General legal coordination of commercial agreements, including term sheets, NDAs, engagement letters and employment

  • Overseeing subsidiary template agreements (land brokerage, land lease, partnerships, co-development)

Skills and Experience:

  • A UK or EU Qualified Lawyer

  • 5-10 PQE with experience in corporate matters in a leading law firm or an in house legal team

  • Extensive experience focusing on compliance preferably within the renewables space

  • Ability to speak a European language like French, Italian or German would be beneficial

Person Specification:

  • Ability to build working relationships with internal stakeholders

  • Excellent verbal communication alongside a vision for the future that can be clearly communicated and presented

  • To be able to work under own initiative to achieve all goals and targets.

If you are interested in the role, please apply directly through this job ad or send your CV to Sam.Hadfield@greenrecruitmentcompany.com