Head of Legal - Energy Projects

£Attractive Package
30 Mar 2023
03 Apr 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

McKenzie Douglas are recruiting for an impressive Global Manufacturing organisation that sits within the Energy sector and has a leading presence in the market. You will enjoy playing a key role in advising the business on various interesting projects across the UK and Ireland.



  • Provide legal support and oversight to the onshore wind, solar PV hydrogen and batter storage projects across the UK and Ireland
  • Provide support across all projects and work with multiple teams
  • Responsible for leading a team across 3 offices
  • Support projects in all aspects of their developments including due diligence, land construction, corporate and commercial matters and sales


We are looking for:

  • You will be a qualified solicitor in either Scotland or England and Wales with 8+ years PQE*
  • You must have previous experience working on renewable energy projects
  • Experience in construction, projects, corporate, real estate and regulatory
  • Excellent Commercial experience
  • Proven ability to lead a team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Package on Offer:

  • Attractive package
  • Bonus
  • Private health care
  • Pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday plus 11 public days
  • Hybrid working on offer





If you are interested in this Head of Legal position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Phoebe Bell. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.


*All candidates will be considered on merit



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