Legal Counsel, Renewable Energy (min 10 PQE)

Job Title: Legal Counsel, Renewable Energy (min 10 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Asia
Salary: SGD150,000-SGD200,000
Contact Name: Eng Chang
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2020 08:25

Job Description

  • APAC
  • Newly created role
  • Transactional work

We have been mandated by our client, a European Renewable Energy Company, to fill a newly created legal counsel role.

Reporting into the APAC CEO, you will be working closely with an established team as well as key business stakeholders in closing high value renewable power projects across the region as well as advising business stakeholders on the full gamut legal, compliance and regulatory matters.

You are legally qualified (Commonwealth jurisdiction) with at least 10 PQE. Experience in advising on power supply, power purchase, EPC, O&M, financing, M&A, JV and any other related agreements in the project development (Power, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure) space will be well regarded.

This opportunity is well suited for law firm candidates looking to transit in-house.

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise senior management and business stakeholders on all legal, compliance and regulatory matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate broad range of commercial contracts related to project development (Renewable Energy) space including EPC, O&M, PPA; etc.
  • Be involved in end to end project development work from due diligence to closing
  • Assist in M&A and Investment activities in the region
  • Assist in various aspects of Project Financing
  • Supervise and liaise with outside counsel
  • Assist in advising stakeholders topics related risk management and group compliance

Key Requirements 

  • LLB/LLM qualified
  • Bar qualification from major jurisdictions (Commonwealth/Singapore Bar preferred)
  • Relevant experience gained from a tier 1 law local or international law firms
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in the renewable energy industry

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