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Legal Associate - Renewables

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a leading global alternative asset management firm with c. $400bn in AuM, is currently looking for a Legal Associate - Renewables for its London office. The firm owns and operates a large range of assets, spanning across property, private equity, infrastructure as well as sustainable power.

The successful appointee will report into the firm's SVP and General Counsel Europe for the Renewables division. You will be providing legal advice and support on a vast range of commercial and transactional matters in relation to the firm's activities in Europe.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for the acquisition of pipelines of development projects in the renewable energy sector. Assisting with due diligence and transaction closings and advising on effective legal structures for acquisitions

  • Providing legal support in relation to power marketing and trading activities

  • Drafting and negotiating numerous commercial contracts

  • Providing assistance with the integration and compliance matters relating to acquisitions and joint ventures

  • Overseeing work performed by outside counsel

  • Supporting the SVP & General Counsel on an ongoing basis in providing legal services for the firm's Renewables division

Your Profile

  • About 4-6 years of relevant experience in law, preferably within a well-regarded law firm or within a financial services firm's legal department

  • Educated to a degree level

  • Solid track record in the renewables energy sector, acquisitions and in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11375

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