Legal Counsel

Leeds Permanent £75,000 - £80,000 per year
  • Rare opportunity to large Energy group
  • Varied work on offer alongside competitive salary

About Our Client

The client is a large energy group who operate across Europe. The UK business has a strategic focus to become a tier 1 position in the UK power generation market. The UK team has the objective of achieving substantial further growth, through acquisitions and investment in construction of new build generation assets.

Job Description

The Legal Counsel will provide legal support across the business, but with a focus on:

  • development and construction projects in the UK and Ireland;
  • acquisition of suitable assets / development opportunities on the secondary market; and
  • the operation and optimisation of their existing fleet of assets.

You will also

  • advise the project and execute teams on issues and transactions arising through the whole life cycle of renewable and conventional energy projects;
  • advise on key construction, commercial, planning and finance agreements with local and international counter parties;
  • provide legal, regulatory, procurement and commercial support to our fleet of operational gas and biomass assets;

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have ties to the Leeds area and is likely to come from a Construction, Projects or Energy background either working In-house or in private practice. Given the structure of the legal team this role is likely to suit a mid to senior lawyer. The successful candidate will be interested and passionate about working in the energy sector as a Legal Counsel.

What's on Offer

Up to 80k plus benefits

Mike Smith
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Phone number
+44 113 2437730

Job summary

Job function
Energy - In House
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract type
Consultant name
Mike Smith
Consultant phone
+44 113 2437730
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