You will be a highly motivated Lawyer looking for a critical role supporting the transition to a low carbon, sustainable global economy. In this London-based role, you will work closely with the CEO in the development of the Europe wide e-mobility business. Ultimately, as General Counsel, you will be responsible for building and managing the legal, compliance, risk management and corporate governance activities for the business.
As Fleete’s General Counsel, you will take responsibility for providing legal advice and risk management (including in relation to corporate governance matters, reviewing and negotiating transaction and customer and commercial documents) in relation to the EV platform business. You will join the team at its outset and build a team around you as the business grows. You will procure external legal advice necessary to complement in-house resources and expertise.
To be successful in this role, you will have 8+ years PQE, be qualified in England & Wales with strong experience in the energy and/or infrastructure sector across the UK and EU, especially in contract management and project development gained through working in a law firm and/or in-house. Experience of energy storage, electric vehicle infrastructure, software as a service (SaaS) or B2B construction projects would be an advantage. You will demonstrate people leadership skills, initiative, be self-directed and have a strong sense of personal motivation, including the ability to complete projects and provide advice in a timely manner. You will enjoy assuming responsibility and demonstrate the confidence to work in a team environment as well as independently on transactions. You’ll also be able to negotiate, draft and review complex project documents and have a strong understanding of key legal risks on development and construction projects, with the ability to proactively identify and manage risks as they arise. It is essential that you have strong technical legal skills with an attention to detail and an ability to deliver a high standard of work under tight time constraints.
You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels. You will need to be an ambitious, motivated team player and have the drive to succeed.