Energy Lawyer. In House Secondment Contract. 2+ PQE

We are working very closely with a market-leading Alternative Legal Service Provider in their search for Energy Lawyers would be interested in securing In House secondment contracts with FTSE100 clients.

Candidates are likely to have upwards of 2 years’ PQE, be available immediately or at short notice, and have exposure to and a focus on the energy and renewables sector.

Contracts are generally for circa 6 months in duration and often have the potential for further extension.

Candidates looking to work full-time, 5 days a week, or part-time, are encouraged to apply. Roles can be with clients based in London or across the UK and generally embrace either a hybrid or remote working pattern, but this will be assessed on a case by case, role by role, basis.

Candidates are likely to have a specific focus on the energy and renewables sector and be able to advise on a variety of complex contracts including commercial, purchase agreements and construction.

Successful candidates are likely to be able to demonstrate:

  • Qualification as a solicitor in England & Wales, or another commonwealth jurisdiction (such as Australia or New Zealand, for instance)
  • Ideally upwards of 2 years’ PQE in handling a full range of energy and renewables matters
  • Experience gained from notable City, International or leading West End firms, or notable in house teams
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • A genuine desire to become an integral part of an In House legal team and the ability to work with minimal direction
  • The ability to instruct external counsel on complex legal matters outside their remit, for instance like IP, insurance and compliance matters
  • The ability to start a new role immediately or at relatively short notice
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