Legal Lead Associate

Posted 27 December 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSam Hadfield

Job description

​We are looking for a Legal Lead Senior Associate to join one of our clients, a leading renewables company, in their In-house legal team in their Bristol office.

The team primarily focuses on onshore wind, solar and storage as well as helping with land contracts, M&A transactions, and reviewing SPA and development agreements.

Purpose of the Role:

You will be the sole legal person responsible for all legal matters within the UK business.

Your Responsibilities:

1. Perform the entire local legal work.

2. Provide legal support to the Company and in business development and management.

3. Preparation of all the legal documentation, drafting and negotiation of landowners agreements, check legal title of property, dispute resolution and supervision of appeals.

4. Coordinating with internal and external clients, law firms, legal experts, Notary, etc.

5. Management of claims and litigious matters.

6. Draft, review and negotiate all types of legal contracts and documents.

7. Draft, review and negotiate corporate documents, Due Diligence, MOU’s, SPA’s, SHA’s. Participate in complex M&A operations.

8. Compliance

9. Knowledge and follow-up of the regulatory framework at national, regional and local level in matters affecting the Company.

10. Trainees’ and junior lawyers mentoring and supervision if needed.

11. Other duties as assigned.


1. Academic Level: Degree in Law

2. Languages: Fluent in English