Legal Counsel - Energy
Newly created role
About Our Client
Our client is financially robust global organisation with diverse businesses. Due to the expansion of their energy business, there is now a newly created opportunity for a Legal Counsel to be part of an established legal team, with a focus on supporting the business unit.
Reporting to the General Counsel, you will be a key business partner to the commercial and technical teams in the business unit, providing legal, regulatory support and advice, ensuring compliance to the regulatory framework, assisting the business to achieve corporate objectives while minimizing legal risks. This includes supporting bids and tenders and new market entries, project financing, negotiation of Power Purchase contracts, EPC contracts and any legal matters that would arise in the operations.
The Successful Applicant
You are a qualified lawyer with at least 5 years PQE with experience in the energy sector, particularly in the areas of project financing and contract negotiations. Armed with strong knowledge of the industry, you are commercial minded, a keen learner and have interpersonal skills that will be essential in partnering and influencing a wide range of stakeholders.
What's on Offer
You can look forward to play an active business partnering and commercially focused role in a growing business segment and the opportunity to learn and develop in a team based environment.