Legal Counsel, Renewable Energy Project Development (min 4 PQE)

Posted 07 July 2022
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

  • Global coverage
  • Newly created role
  • Transactional work

We have been mandated by our client, a renewable energy company to fill a newly created legal counsel role.

Reporting into the Group General Counsel, you will be working closely with an established team as well as key business stakeholders in closing high value projects across the region as well as advising business stakeholders on the full gamut legal, compliance and regulatory consideration.

You are legally qualified (Commonwealth jurisdiction) with min 4 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.

Candidates coming from the Project Development/Finance Groups from law firms will have very on point experience. Relevant in-house experience will be strongly preferred.


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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