Legal Manager - Climate Projects

Legal Manager - Climate Projects

South Pole

London, United Kingdom

Job summary:

In your role as Legal Manager Climate Projects, you will act as a legal business partner for the Climate Projects business line (BL), operating worldwide. Within the global Legal and Compliance team, you will be supporting the BL with legal and contractual matters, to ensure that the BL can thrive in their daily operations. With your expertise, you identify (potential) legal risks and will proactively come with solutions to minimise risks.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Draft and review of various contracts in relation to climate projects including carbon project investment agreements, carbon project agreements, carbon credit purchase agreements and MOU’s;
  • Support contract negotiations with contractual counter parties, taking the lead in such negotiations where necessary;
  • Provide legal support to various stakeholders of the Climate Projects business line in different jurisdictions;
  • Identify legal, commercial, technical and other risks that may have legal implications for the company and propose possible solutions to avoid or mitigate such risks;
  • Advice on how to manage and solve legal issues that have materialised;
  • Provide legal support in case of any legal proceeding against the company or that the company has filed against clients, suppliers or third parties;
  • Ensure compliance of our business operations with the relevant laws and regulations.

Requirements:

Essential

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Law;
  • Expected to have at least 5 years of legal and contractual experience, of which some in an international company covering several jurisdictions;
  • Strong legal experience in commercial matters;
  • Experience in structuring and negotiating long term investment agreements;
  • Advanced commercial and operational acumen;
  • Ability to perform contract risk analysis to focus on actual risks and to propose pragmatic alternatives while advising the Business Line;
  • Experience in commodities;
  • Excellent English skills, any other language are considered a plus;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable

  • Previous experience working in the environmental sector would be preferred.

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