Legal Counsel

Posted 12 March 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSam Hadfield

Job description

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands (Hybrid)

Our client, a highly regarded European Solar Developer, is seeking a Legal Counsel in The Netherlands who will support their Dutch business with the development of large-scale ground-mounted solar PV projects.

Job Responsibilities:

Pro-actively and autonomously provide legal support in solar project development specifically and corporate business in general

  • Be the go-to person for all solar PV project legal-related matters

  • Establish relationships with stakeholders involved in all legal matters required for successful project development and corporate day-to-day business

  • Manage all legal processes for our solar PV projects in the Netherlands

  • Provide high standards best practice legal support in the project development process

  • Work closely with our European development team and European Legal Specialists

  • Track changes to legislation and their impact on our development pipeline/future focus


  • An experienced and energetic legal specialist who will support the business by ensuring legal compliance at all stages in its venture of growth.

  • Proven track record in legal expertise, preferably with large-scale renewable projects

  • Affinity with the technical and financial feasibility of projects and an understanding of key factors required to develop a viable project

  • A general understanding of the relevant planning processes

  • Strong negotiation, influencing, and commercial skills

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Spoken and written fluency in Dutch and English

  • Willingness to travel regularly within The Netherlands and abroad.

In conclusion, Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of the renewable energy revolution. Apply now and be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Sam Hadfield (sam.hadfield@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)