Role details

Legal Counsel

West London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Legal Counsel
  • Commercial Manager - Corporate Lawyer - PFI / PPP

About Our Client

Our Client is a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure across the globe.

Job Description

Duties involved in this legal counsel role will include:

  • Project management of the legal aspects of secondary market sales activity in respect of the company's infrastructure portfolio including managing external advisers
  • Undertaking legal due diligence of projects prior to sale:
    • to identify provisions that impact on proposed sales e.g. third party consents or pre-emption rights
    • to check projects are contractually compliant and identify actions that may be necessary to achieve compliance prior to sale
    • to identify what changes may be necessary to project documentation or structures in order to facilitate or implement sales
    • to formulate an overall legal and contractual strategy for sales
  • Negotiating legal documentation (with and without external counsel) including NDAs, Sale and Purchase Agreements, consortium agreements/MoUs, disclosure letters, shareholders' agreements, finance agreements and commercial agreements such as operations & maintenance agreements
  • Legal/commercial support on primary bidding activities
  • Drafting internal approval papers and liaising with the senior stakeholders on material issues
  • Drafting and negotiating shareholders agreements and equity/loan note subscription agreements
  • Transaction structuring
  • Drafting bid documentation
  • Managing due diligence, reporting key issues to the wider team and mitigating risks
  • Managing external legal counsel
  • Risk analysis and reporting
  • Assisting with material litigation across the investment portfolio
  • Closing and refinancing infrastructure projects
  • Managing internal corporate restructurings, reorganisations, etc

The Successful Applicant

Legal Counsel will have the following:

  • Degree in law and qualified as a solicitor or barrister.
  • Previous experience of corporate finance and general corporate law including projects transaction structuring and legal due diligence at a top tier law firm or renowned construction organisation.

What's on Offer

Excellent package - London weighted

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