Senior Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London
09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Gianpaolo Pacitti
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Construction lawyer, construction litigatator, contentious construction lawyer,

Your new company

You will be working for a top listed energy supplier with a construction focus with a presence in more than 50 countries worldwide, with annual turnover on average in excess of £50 Billion. The company has fantastic offices with great panoramic views of London. The company has a focus on progressing the careers of its people and really investing in their futures.

Your new role

As a Senior legal projects counsel you will offer support to the places and communities division. As a key lawyer within this team you will provide timely and commercial legal advice whilst assisting in negotiating and structuring the delivery of complex project arrangements. You will implement your strong knowledge of corporate and project documents, joint ventures, real estate with special focus on land development and regeneration.

You will be responsible for legal support on a broad range of complex commercial project arrangements, particularly in placemaking, land development scheme projects to ensure legal risks are appropriately managed and understood. You will also be reviewing, negotiating and/or drafting agreements and conducting contract negotiations with project counter-parties whilst also assisting in the governance of transactions at local and group level and working closely with colleagues throughout the group. You will also be managing external legal resources on projects, providing timely, high quality, practical and commercially focused legal advice whilst balancing legal risk with the commercial needs of the business.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will be UK qualified with 5+PQE (but candidates with other levels of experience will also be considered). You will have solid contracts experience preferably within an in-house team or a top ranked private practice firm.

What you'll get in return

£ Competitive package accompanied by a car allowance and impressive bonus scheme. Additionally, you will also receive life cover and 25 days paid holiday accompanied by an excellent pension scheme.

What you need to do now

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