Commercial Energy Property Solicitor

Discipline: Leadership & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ross Fraser

Contact email: r.fraser@mintselection.com
Job ref: 33832
Published: 21 days ago

Commercial Energy Property Solicitor– Clean Energy Power Producer

Commercial Energy Property Solicitorsought by a global Clean Energy platform who provide solutions to Commercial & Industrial clients. Behind-the-meter Solar PV (rooftop and ground mount) is the most common solution, but it can also include Financing, Battery Energy Storage, Solar Carports, Energy Management Systems +.

As part of an international consortium, our client has recently launched the UK business and we’re looking for a capable legal professional who will support project conveyancing and commercial structuring as well as operational legal aspects at company level. This will be a broad and varied role and the expectation is that you’ll be part of a fast-growth story as the business is scaled in the UK.

Key Responsibilities:

•Provide legal advice to the business across a wide range of commercial property matters;

oHandle complex property transactions including acquisitions, SPV’s and development projects.

oCompleting title reviews, to identify land ownership, restrictive covenants, registered interests etc.

oObtaining required

consents.

oCompleting property searches, where required i.e. Mines & Minerals, Chancel Repair etc.

oRegistering of lease and/or applicable licences with Land Registry.

•Review and negotiating contracts, such as Leases, PPA’s, PCG’s, NDA’s and Supply Agreements.

•Preparing and issuing of contracts for execution.

•Securing project related insurances.

•Monitoring UK legislation regarding domestic and commercial renewable energy generation and supply.

•Managing third-party legal advisors and taking the lead legal role internally and externally.

•Support the UK HR function, with legal compliance.

•Support with Company Secretarial compliance.

Practical Details:

•Home-based initially with a business focus around the South West of England, and plans to open an office in Bristol in the medium term.

•Occasional wider UK and international travel required.

Requirements:

•Qualified Solicitor with at least 4 years of experience specializing in commercial property law.

•A proven track record of handling diverse commercial property cases and transactions successfully.

•In-depth knowledge of property laws, regulations, and industry practices.

•Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and solve complex legal issues efficiently.

•Excellent drafting and negotiation skills with keen attention to detail.

•Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively interact with clients and colleagues.

•Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.

•Membership in the Law Society of England and Wales.

Click to apply if you have an up-to-date CV or alternatively, email r.fraser@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential, exploratory chat.

Commercial Energy Property Solicitor– Clean Energy Power Producer