Associate - Energy Projects

JMC Legal
England, London, City of London
£110000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
27 Jan 2023
24 Feb 2023
Jonathan Kitto
Job Title
Practice Area
Energy, Project Finance
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced solicitor with a background in Projects? This is a superb opportunity to join the Projects Department of a Top 20 International UK law firm based in the City of London.

This esteemed firm is seeking a lawyer to join its Mining and Energy Transition team, where they will support a Legal 500 celebrated Partner, known for his expertise in energy & infrastructure, with a particular specialism in West and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Firm:

You will join a leading, Top 20 law firm with an international presence and a top-tier reputation across their core sectors, such as technology, real estate, and life sciences.

Consistently recognised for their forward-thinking approach and working environments, you will have the tools to truly push your career forward alongside bright and personable lawyers in a close-knit team culture.

The firm has been quick to adapt to the "new normal" and offers hybrid and flexible working to its lawyers.

The Role:

You will join a market-leading Energy Transition and Finance Team in the City of London as part of the Projects Department.

This is a superb opportunity for a mid-level solicitor with experience in corporate, commercial or energy matters. You will gain real responsibility from the outset with plenty of client contact.

The team operates on some of the most critical international transactional and advisory matters in the EMEA region. You will gain the opportunity to work closely with other departments such as the M&A or disputes teams on matters relating to the Energy sector. To date this has included some of the largest transactions in the African energy sector.

You will benefit from the highest quality of work with tailored training and development provided by celebrated and award-winning lawyers, that will provide lasting long-term career prospects.

This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to consolidate their career within an international law firm ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 and Chambers.


  • This role would suit a Projects solicitor with 4-6 years PQE
  • Experience in the mining or oil & gas sectors is desired
  • A commercial mindset and attention to detail
  • Solid academic record


  • Industry leading salary
  • 25 days annual leave with opportunity to "buy more"
  • Flexible and Hybrid working options
  • Excellent support systems and tailored development and progression
  • Generous profit share/bonus scheme
  • Environmentally conscious employer

All of this makes for a stand-out opportunity for a 4-6 PQE Projects Lawyer in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential chat.