Senior Legal Counsel (6-9 month contract)

Posted 19 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameIeuan Jones

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company are delighted to be supporting an exciting renewable energy developer, as they look to add a Senior Legal Counsel to their team.

With a good local track record, exciting pipeline and strong financial backing, this person will play a key role in helping them realise their growth in Australia and will be involved in some very meaningful projects from the start.

What you'll be doing:

  • Drafting, amending and advising on a variety of legal documents

  • Negotiating the terms and conditions of various contracts which may include EPC/O&M, land, grid connection, PPA, sales/purchase, finance or any other relevant documentation

  • Providing legal support to Development, Finance and Engineering teams as well as broader business operation matters

  • Being involved in risk management and corporate responsibility matters

  • Engaging and managing external legal counsel, combined with leading and mentoring a small in-house team

What you'll have done:

  • Qualified as a lawyer with roughly 6-8 years' experience

  • Experienced negotiating complex contracts, notably O&M/EPC, grid connection agreements and shareholder agreements

  • Been involved in M&A or corporate transactions with a strong grasp of investment structures

  • Mentored or led junior team members, or have a desire to develop in this area

  • Worked in renewable energy or infrastructure (highly desirable)

If you'd like to be considered please apply or get in touch for a confidential discussion - ieuan@greenrecruitmentcompany.com