Corporate Power/Renewable Energy Senior Associate/Of Counsel

Our client is a major global law firm with an established and longstanding reputation in the UK, where they are headquartered.

Their top ranked UK-based Energy & Climate change team, based in London, has shaped the sector by creating legal frameworks and market rules in a wide variety of countries; advising their clients on a wide range of technologies including:

  • Offshore and onshore wind;
  • Interconnectors and networks;
  • Energy storage;
  • Solar;
  • Electric vehicles;
  • Hydrogen;
  • Nuclear;
  • Carbon capture and storage; and
  • Digitisation of the energy systems. 

Advice spans legal, regulatory and commercial arrangements across the power and renewables sector. The team’s ambit encompasses the full spectrum of this sector’s work, including commercial, regulatory, M&A and projects. It also occasionally involves advising in parallel areas such as other utility sectors (gas, water etc). 

The team is now looking for an additional senior fee earner, at Senior Associate or Of Counsel level.

In order to be successful in your application, you will be a qualified lawyer, with significant relevant experience working with the power and renewables sector. You will mostly likely have:

  • Solid relevant post-qualification experience (ideally at least 5 years’) gained in private practice and/or in-house within the UK or another common law jurisdiction;
  • Excellent academics and black letter law skills;
  • Demonstrable experience of drafting and negotiating commercial and project agreements in the power and renewables space;
  • A commitment to professional development and becoming a real sector expert, as well as the aptitude to work on large, high profile and technically complicated transactions.

New Zealand/Australian-qualified candidates with suitable experience and PQE will certainly be of interest.


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