Legal Counsel (Renewable Energy IPP)

Posted 10 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameEva Zhou

Job description

Legal Counsel (Renewable Energy IPP)

In partnership with a leading Independent Power Producer (IPP) emphasizing on renewable energy projects across East Asia, the Green Recruitment Company is on the lookout for a meticulous and seasoned Legal Counsel. Situated in the vibrant city of Seoul, this position promises a rewarding career pathway in the renewable energy sector, coupled with competitive remuneration and benefits.

Position: Legal Counsel

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Salary: Competitive Pay & Benefits


  • Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice on various matters including project contracts, finance agreements, and regulatory compliance to safeguard the company’s interests.

  • Contract Negotiations: Lead and facilitate contract negotiations ensuring favorable terms for the organization while mitigating potential risks.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of the regulatory landscape of the renewable energy sector, advising on compliance and potential impacts of regulatory changes on the company’s operations.

  • Dispute Resolution: Manage dispute resolution processes effectively, steering clear of potential legal pitfalls.

  • Policy Development: Assist in the formulation and refinement of company policies to align with legal requirements and best practices.


  • A Law degree from a recognized university with a license to practice in South Korea.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a legal role, preferably within the energy sector or a corporate environment.

  • Fluent in Korean and English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity with the legal and regulatory landscape of the renewable energy sector in East Asia.


  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to dissect complex legal documents and provide informed interpretations and advice.

  • Negotiation Skills: Proven negotiation skills to represent the company favorably in various agreements and contracts.

  • Risk Management: Demonstrated aptitude in risk assessment and mitigation from a legal standpoint.

  • Collaborative Approach: Capability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, providing legal insights and guidance.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Package: A remuneration package designed to reward expertise and foster growth.

  • Career Development: Opportunities for learning and development within a rapidly evolving industry.

  • Impactful Role: Play a crucial role in navigating the legal avenues of groundbreaking renewable energy projects.

Application Process

To explore this enriching opportunity in the renewable energy space, forward your resume and a cover letter detailing your legal expertise and career aspirations to:

Eva Zhou Email: e.zhou@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

Note: We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for further discussions.

The Green Recruitment Company is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and inclusive work environment, promoting equal opportunities for all candidates.

About Us:

The Green Recruitment Company facilitates the convergence of exceptional talent with renowned organizations in the green technology and energy sector. Embark on this journey with an IPP that is carving a sustainable path in the renewable energy landscape in East Asia.

Step forward to champion legal excellence in the renewable energy frontier. We look forward to ushering you into a role with significant impact and growth potential.