Senior Legal Counsel Construction / Projects - UK

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Ref: 69 Date Posted: Monday 06 Mar 2023

Senior Legal Counsel Construction/Projects 5+ 

Our client is a leading green energy infrastructure company.

They are seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join their experienced in-house legal team to work on large critical infrastructure projects worth hundreds of millions of pounds.

The Head of Legal is seeking a Construction or Projects PPP/PFI Senior Legal Counsel who has considerable experience working on high-value and complex contracts.

The role

You will act as Senior Legal Counsel to the business on a wide range of matters – you will take ownership of major projects representing the business as their lawyer - working alongside a multi-disciplinary team of colleagues. The work will include:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing a range of complex contracts including construction, PPP/PFI arrangements and ops & maintenance agreements
  • Working with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. Finance and Procurement) as a project team on large infrastructure projects
  • Working closely with external legal advisors while you jointly navigate the construction projects
  • Guiding and advising the business on compliance, regulatory and procurement matters

About you

Our client is seeking an experienced lawyer with at least 5 years PQE. You will have solid training in Construction or Projects (PFI/PPP) and ideally from a top law firm or working in-house in other infrastructure/civil engineering companies.

Super package on offer with a solid base and generous bonus scheme.