Legal Director, Commercial Property for Renewables

£Up to six figures
05 Jun 2023
08 Jun 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Property, Energy
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Director for a fast-growing entrepreneurial business working in the renewable energy sector. This is a key role and highly respected position within the business. You will work as a member of the senior leadership team and be closely involved in the strategic direction of the business.


The role will be particularly involved in renewable projects including battery and solar. As the Legal Director you will liaise with landowners or their agents and lead negotiations, drafting relevant contracts including option, lease agreements, review title documents and provide reports on titles etc.


We are looking for:


  • Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive in England & Wales or Scotland with minimum of 4 years PQE
  • Strong commercial property experience including working on land matters, and knowledge of lease and option agreements
  • Experience in renewable energy projects is preferred
  • Self-sufficient, displaying lots of initiative and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team player within a small, fast-paced environment
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise competing demands and priorities and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail, taking a methodical approach


Package on Offer:


  • Attractive base salary – negotiable
  • Bonus
  • Pension contribution
  • Project investment opportunities



This role can be done remotely but some office presence is required in the Yorkshire or Scottish office each month.

Part-time, 4 day working week would be considered.





If you are interested in this Legal Director position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. 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 on. 



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