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Senior Legal Counsel - Renewables & Infrastructure

Senior Legal Counsel - Renewables & Infrastructure

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Salary:

    COMPETITIVE

  • Contact:

    Olivia Thomson

  • Contact email:

    olivia@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    Senior Legal Counsel - Renewables & Infrastructure

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-12

  • Consultant:

    Olivia Thomson

The Role

You will provide support to the Head of Legal within a leading Renewable Energy Business. 

It is essential that you are comfortable working in a small to medium sized commercial environment. You will ideally have experience of working in the energy or Infrastructure departments of a law firm or in-house in a renewable energy company. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Able to practice in the England & Wales  
  • A very minimum of 3yrs post-qualification experience (ideal canidadate 5-7yr PQE)
  • Have trained at a reputable law firm or within an in house team which operates in the energy or infrastructure sectors
  • In house experience within a Publicly Listed Company would is desirable but not essential.

Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Help structure transactions and draft or review transactional documents ranging from the simple to sophisticated and complex; 
  • 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 
  • Manage and support the Head of Legal and outside counsel to structure and negotiate asset purchases
  • Work closely with risk and compliance officer to provide compliance and legal training in-line with policies and develop and implement improvements to compliance policies

Requirements

  • Appreciation not just of the legal issues but also the underlying commercial objectives
  • 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 and work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Superb interpersonal skills; team oriented and collaborative; 
  • Ability to work independently;