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Senior Lawyer, Green Investment Group

Apply now Job no: MacCap-947615
Work type: Full time
Location: London
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Infrastructure & Energy
Recruiter: Ravi Dass

Join the Macquarie Capital business group as a Senior Lawyer to support the newly established development platform in our Green Investment Group.

You will be part of and sit with the Macquarie Capital Legal team but will have primary responsibility for providing legal support to the Green Investment Group’s development team, which is responsible for the successful management and delivery of renewables projects and providing asset management services to third party investors. You will have day-to-day interaction with colleagues in the Green Investment Group’s project development and deal teams based in Europe.

You will have the benefit of being part of an established legal team but will take responsibility  for providing legal advice (including reviewing and negotiating transaction and project documents and providing asset management and advisory services) in relation to the Green Investment Group’s development team, specifically, in relation to:

  • EPC, O&M and procurement contracting and negotiation
  • project and legal due diligence
  • corporate advisory and secretary role for the Boards of project and holding companies
  • document handling through a document manager, including input on contract administration
  • advising on the terms of investments in development and construction stage infrastructure and renewables assets and joint venture and shareholder agreements
  • co-ordinating and managing the provision of local external legal advice to the Green Investment Group’s development platforms
  • assisting in business compliance with relevant internal policies and external regulations and providing and maintaining template documents for use across platforms
  • assisting in dispute resolution matters.

To be successful in this role, you will be 7+ years PQE, with strong experience in the energy and/or infrastructure sector especially in contract management and project development gained through working in a law firm and/or in-house. Experience working on infrastructure and/or renewables projects will be important and experience working in-house or in industry would be highly beneficial.

You will be able to demonstrate initiative, be self-directed and have a strong sense of personal motivation, including the ability to complete projects and provide advice in a timely manner. You will enjoy assuming responsibility and demonstrate the confidence to work in a team environment as well as independently on transactions and manage projects as part of the development team. You’ll also be able to negotiate, draft and review complex project documents and have a strong understanding of key legal risks on development and construction projects, with the ability to proactively identify and manage risks as they arise. It is essential that you have strong technical legal skills with an attention to detail and an ability to deliver a high standard of work under tight time constraints.

If you possess a strong sense of commercial acumen, with strong verbal and written communication skills, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

Macquarie Capital provides corporate finance advisory and capital market services to corporate and government clients involved in public and private M&A, debt and equity fund raisings, private equity raisings and corporate restructuring. It also utilises its balance sheet globally to support clients.

Macquarie Capital offers global capability across infrastructure, energy, real estate, telecommunications, media, technology, consumer, gaming and leisure, business services, resources, industrials and financial institutions.

The Green Investment Group was created following the integration of the Green Investment Bank with Macquarie Capital’s renewables team to create one of the world’s largest team of specialist renewables investors. The combined business are specialists in green energy principal investment, project delivery and portfolio management and related services. Our unparalleled track record, expertise and capability make us a global leader in green investment, dedicated to supporting the growth of the global green economy.

Find out more about Macquarie careers at www.macquarie.com/careers 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

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