Renewables solicitor - united kingdom, central london, london

edf renewables. building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

are you looking for a rewarding career where you can really make a difference? join us as a solicitor and be a core member of our edf renewables uk legal team and project teams delivering onshore wind and solar projects.

the team operates a partnering model in the delivery of renewables projects meaning you'll be the legal lead responsible for the delivery of specific onshore wind or solar projects in their development, construction or operational phases and provide a proactive and commercially relevant legal service to edf renewables uk, all of its business units and subsidiaries.

as britain's biggest generator of zero carbon electricity we're working 24/7 to help us reach net zero carbon emissions.

the success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values - our dna; working together, being open, having passion in what we do, growth as a company and as individuals and resolve, remaining determined even in challenging environments.

what is your role and where do you fit in?

you will draft, negotiate and advise on a range of complex commercial, project development, route to market (such as corporate power purchase agreements or contracts for difference), construction and/or operations contracts. alternatively, there would be potential to specialise in one of these areas of particular interest.

you will also instruct external lawyers and manage a variety of complex legal services which may include ip, insurance, contract management, corporate compliance and others as required. this will include supporting the risk management and oversight needs of the edf renewables group, ensuring compliance with legal obligations and liaising with in house counsel in other edf group offices and entities as necessary.

what do i need to be good in this role?

you'll thrive in this role if you possess very strong organisational skills, are able to prioritise and enjoy working in a team environment, and can demonstrate flexibility, excellent business focus and problem-solving skills.

you will be an accomplished lawyer with demonstrable experience, strong academic credentials, a distinguished professional record and natural business orientation.

it is essential that you are a solicitor qualified to practice law in scotland or england and wales.

the successful candidate will have 4 - 8 years pqe.

this role will be based in our london office.

we are open to both full time & part time canidates.

if you share these values and have a passion for net zero, we would love to hear from you.

closing date: 25th of september 2022

what rewards will you receive?

at edf we're dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. we're delighted to offer a range of benefits that cater for our employees' physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

in addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, a company incentive bonus plan, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: health cover, financial wellness, cycle to work scheme, gym membership and childcare vouchers.

why edf renewables?

edf renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. we want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. we want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. we are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the uk and ireland.

our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. we are proud to utilise fully our edf heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. we are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. we bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology.

accelerating to a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives

EDF Limited
United Kingdom, Central London, London
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