GRIDSERVE

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EMEA:      Thorney Weir House, Thorney Mill Road, Iver, Bucks, SL0 9AQ, United Kingdom

© 2019 GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Ltd. GRIDSERVE is a registered trademark 

APAC:        10/f Guangdong Investment Tower, 148 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong

Property Solicitor, In-house

Based in: Iver, Buckinghamshire, UK and Internationally as required

Responsible for:

 

Providing expert legal advice and guidance on a broad range of issues across a range of projects and related contracts

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide expert legal advice and guidance on a broad range of issues across a range of renewable energy projects and EV-charging related property contracts including heads of terms, options and agreements for leases, easements and wayleaves, and freehold acquisitions plus reports and certificates of title.

  • Primary responsibility for some of the most complicated and valuable (from a financial or reputational standpoint) property transactions

  • Oversee and provide expert advice and guidance to the company on the legal aspects of those transactions and draft the key legal documents

  • Provide advice and assistance in the formulation and drafting of policies and procedures in response to changing legislative and regulatory frameworks

  • Identify opportunities to better manage legal risk and increase knowledge/awareness of relevant legal issues within the client base

  • Develop networks and play a leading role in managing relationships with external lawyers, project managers and consultants;

  • Attend internal and external meetings, playing a leading role as the subject matter expert and point of reference for expert opinion in relation to property and commercial contracts

  • Mentoring for other members of the team as required

  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001)

 

Skills Required:

 

  • Qualified lawyer in England & Wales with circa [2-5] years PQE

  • A comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of property, planning and consenting legal issues and experience in drafting and leading negotiations on property, planning and consenting agreements

  • An understanding of the wider legal issues affecting the Energy market

  • A passion to work as part of a high performing team, sharing knowledge, best practice and supporting colleagues

  • Comfortable working independently and leading their own matters

  • Proactive and pragmatic approach to giving legal advice and support in a clear and concise manner

  • Able to articulate legal principles and concepts clearly and concisely both in writing and orally;

  • Confident and resilient in their approach to their work, legal skills and knowledge

 

Company Culture & Values:

 

GRIDSERVE® prides itself in providing a workplace that is friendly, encourages creativity and independence, empowering each team member to work at their best. We are passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit, hard-working but always find time to ‘let our hair down’.  Our Iver office is set in a private estate with lavish open grounds providing a great environment to work in.

 

We aim to work with Awesome people who align with our values to achieve greater results. Consider the values below and ask how well these resonate with the principles you hold.

 

Interested in hearing more:

 

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send in an up-to-date CV to people@gridserve.com