Energy Associate

  • Location:

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Adam Skelton

  • Contact email:

    adam.skelton@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/555752

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-08

  • Start date:

    21/09/2020

An ambitious mid-to-senior level Energy Associate is needed for a highly ranked, future-facing legal power team in Scotland. This competitively paid, full-time role is based in Glasgow. This award-winning international law firm has leading businesses throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and beyond and is dedicated to creating sustainable and rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

About the role:
Based in Glasgow on a competitive salary, this Energy Associate role covers the full spectrum of sector expertise, including commercial, regulatory, M&A and projects work.

You'll give legal counsel to some of the world's leading energy companies, independent developers and project financiers on some of the most high-value, innovative transactions and projects in the UK and internationally. Working alongside a highly specialised team, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the legal, industry and commercial arrangements across the power and renewables sector and become a sector expert.

About you:
You'll be a qualified lawyer, ideally with three to eight years' PQE in the energy sector from a corporate, construction or commercial background. You'll have an excellent track record within a large law firm and experience in handling clients in major blue-chip companies. The role requires:
? Excellent analytical and drafting skills.
? Commitment to learning about the power and renewables sectors.
? The ability to understand the relevant economic, technical and financial context.

The candidate will work independently and on larger projects and transactions as part of a cross-disciplinary team. Exceptional organisational, administration and time-management skills are vital.

This legal mid-to-senior level Associate opportunity will have a keen uptake so please apply today if you have the relevant experience and ambition. Rest assured, any interviews needed will be online or via phone to ensure your health and safety at this time.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.