Legal Contract Manager / Senior Legal Counsel

Posted 13 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSam Hadfield

Job description

Background of Company

Our client is one of the original firms in the UK energy storage sector with a dedicated team that are all market drivers in renewable energy bringing a wide range of skills and expertise.

Responsibilities, duties and tasks

  • Work closely with commercial managers to draft and negotiate engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreements and annexes, operations and maintenance (O&M) agreements, asset management agreements (PPAs), ICP and supply agreements for energy storage projects

  • Support legal director to structure and negotiate energy storage asset purchases, supervising acquisition completion process

  • Work closely with compliance and finance managers to fulfil public reporting obligations

Person Specification:


It is essential that the post holder has:

  • Able to practice in England & Wales

  • At least 6 years of post-qualification experience

  • 4+ years PQE in commercial contracting

  • 4+ years PQE in renewable energy, permitting, construction or infrastructure


It is essential that the post holder has:

  • Have trained at a reputable law firm or within the in-house team of a reputable energy, construction, power or infrastructure company

  • In house experience within a Publicly Listed Company would is desirable but not essential

  • EPC/regulatory (grid/permitting) contract experience preferred.

  • Experience working independently and cross-functionally

Skills And Abilities:

It is essential that the post holder has:

  • Appreciation of commercial objectives when providing legal advice

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey legal advice in a succinct and actionable format

  • An ability to manage a complex and diverse workload under tight deadlines.

  • High interpersonal skills; team oriented and collaborative

  • Comfortable taking instruction and ability to work independently