As Deputy Legal Counsel, you’ll embed yourself in all aspects of Horizon 2 and merger & acquisition activity as well as use your practical and commercial approach to law to support the Horizon 2 and merger & acquisition leadership to support the delivery of their strategies.
You’ll be responsible for setting legal strategy, managing legal and contractual risks, managing the legal budget, ensuring legal compliance, managing and developing lawyers and understanding our Horizon 2 activities so as to help shape the objectives, priorities and strategy for Drax.
This is a great role to use your legal expertise, commercial pragmatism, managerial and relationship building skills to be part of the leadership of a key part of our business, that will help ensure a strong future for us all. That is something to be very proud of.
You’ll need to be a UK qualified Solicitor/Barrister, with a proven track record in providing high quality legal advice and service as well as demonstrable experience in leading the legal aspects of large-scale business development and infrastructure projects and/or UK Class 1 M&A transactions and all that encompasses.
You’ll also need superior written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and the ability to maintain high levels of drive and energy for you and your team.