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VP Legal - Renewable

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

    tevia@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

  • Job ref:

    KRT056

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-22

​Our Client

Our client, a leading global alternative asset management firm with c.$400bn in AuM, is currently looking for a VP Legal - Renewable to join 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 firm's Renewable division. You will be responsible for the provision of legal advice and support of a vast range of commercial and transactional matters in relation to the firm's Renewable activities in Europe. The core focus of the position will be in transaction activity: documentation, due diligence and integrations.

Main Duties

  • Providing support in transaction execution activities

  • Providing legal advice and support on numerous commercial matters and growth initiatives (project development, joint ventures, partnerships)

  • Liaising with legal groups of the firm's European's portfolio businesses on requirements for internal governance

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting contracts and agreements

  • Providing assistance with compliance with statutes, regulations and industry rules

  • Providing support to the SVP and General Counsel on an ongoing basis as required in the provision of legal services

Your Profile

  • About 5 years of relevant experience in law, preferably within a well-regarded law firm or within a financial services firm's legal department

  • A solid track record in mergers and acquisitions

  • Previous experience in the energy sector and in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Strong legal, contractual drafting and analytical skills

  • M&A transaction management experience

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Email: tevia@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: KRT056

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London and New York. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.