Contribute to excellent client service and perform fee-earning work, both under supervision and supervising juniors.
Make an effective contribution to the firm’s work by aiming to meet and exceed target hours.
Build on legal and commercial knowledge in chosen practice area.
Begin cultivating relationships with current client contacts where possible and in some instances, be a direct point of contact.
Advising a range of corporations operating in the energy and infrastructure sectors, as well as global financial institutions
Involvement in project development transactions for both borrowers and lenders in large scale energy and infrastructure projects
Leading and negotiating transactions, assisting and supervising more junior associates and trainees
Building relationships with clients, identifying and acting on opportunities
Skills, experience and qualifications
Qualified / admitted legal practitioner
4-6 years' PQE, however we are open to considering candidates with more or less experience
Demonstrable experience of projects / infrastructure development and construction matters
Experience of advising on project documents (power purchase agreements, land lease agreements, shareholders' agreements, fuel supply agreements)
Knowledge, understanding and experience in providing advice in relation to bespoke EPC contracts as well as FIDIC (Red, Yellow and Silver Books) forms, and O&M contracts
Experience of project finance work is also desirable (e.g. preparation of finance documents agreements for new infrastructure projects)
Experience of acting on complex commercial contracts and undertaking major procurement exercises
Experience of due diligence of projects in the M&A context is desirable
Knowledge of PPP / PFI structures is essential
Awareness of current market developments and key players
Strong foundation legal skills, including drafting, writing, reviewing, negotiation and project management.
Familiarity with law firm profitability and key drivers for financial efficiency.
Ability and drive to work on bespoke, big-ticket and complicated transactions
A strong interest in the energy, real estate and infrastructure sectors, including : Power, water and renewables;Oil & Gas;
Social infrastructure;Transportation; and Real Estate