Head of Legal – Leading Energy Group

Highly Competitive
07 Jun 2023
16 Jun 2023
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts, Energy, PFI
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading global energy group as Head of Legal. This is a key position within the business and will report into the CEO. You must be able to operate autonomously and deliver advice confidently.



  • You will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and reviewing various operational and commercial contracts
  • Supervise and lead the work of various other team members
  • Provide support on various M&A activities
  • Provide support and guidance across the business in relation to construction projects cross UK & Ireland
  • You will be responsible for undertaking company secretarial duties
  • Handle disputes that may arise across the operational side of the business


We are looking for:

  • Trained with a top law firm
  • Previous in-house experience within the Energy sector or secondments
  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • Previous experience working in a supervisory role within commercial/corporate law firm or in-house
  • Highly experienced in drafting and reviewing various contracts
  • Prior experience working and advising the energy sector is desirable
  • Background in M&A is desirable
  • Significant Power Project experience  


Package on Offer:


  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office





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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