Senior Commercial Lawyer (In-house)

Remote work
£90000 - £110000 per annum
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Pasquale Agatiello
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Senior Commercial Lawyer (In-house)
SALARY: £90K - £110K + bonus

Our client a leader in the field of modern energy solutions that focus on sustainability and climate neutrality is looking for a Commercial Lawyer with at least 5 years PQE to manage and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts for the development and realisation of ground mounted solar farms and battery energy storage systems

The role will include (but not be limited to)

• Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalising a wide range of commercial contracts including, but not limited to: EPC and O&M contracts, option and lease agreements, supply agreements, sub-contractor agreements, purchase agreements and confidentiality agreements
• Advising (and co-ordinating external legal counsel) on the development and realization of solar and energy projects, including major equipment purchase contracts, construction contracts, operation and maintenance agreements real estate matters, interconnection arrangements, power purchase and energy hedging arrangements,
• Assisting on project acquisition and divestiture
• Supporting the Directors and other team members during the contract stage and taking leadership during negotiations with customers’ representatives/lawyers to reach mutually acceptable terms
• Highlighting risk to the business and lead initiatives to minimize such risk
• Working with borrowers, lenders and tax equity investors in structuring and negotiating non-recourse development, construction and long-term debt and other financing arrangements for solar projects
• Assisting in navigating the numerous issues that arise in connection with acquisition and divestiture of solar projects


• You will have a track record of academic excellence and at least five years’ PQE gained in the commercial or energy sector
• Excellent knowledge of construction contract forms including FIDIC, NEC, JCT and bespoke forms of contract
• Familiar with all aspects of project development and financing, preferably gained in the field of alternative energy and distributed power sources, such as solar, energy storage, wind, geothermal, biofuels and hydroelectricity

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