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Energy & Projects Senior Associate/Legal Director

  • £75000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Energy & Projects Senior Associate/Legal Director l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Are you passionate about the delivery of Energy projects and want to find a firm that offers clear pathways to Partnership? If so, this leading national firm invites you to consider a role as an Energy & Projects Senior Associate/Legal Director, to be based in Bristol.

This Energy team operates at the forefront of the industry, spearheading once-in-a-generation projects as we experience a transformative shift toward sustainability. They collaborate with prominent private sector clients and numerous UK-wide public sector organisations, supporting a variety of energy and infrastructure initiatives across different energy sources and technologies.

From Waste projects, District Heating, Solar PV and Battery Storage, City Wide Decarbonization, Electric Vehicle Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Usage, and Smart energy projects, they are involved in diverse and innovative ventures.

The firm is seeking an experienced lawyer who will lead on the procurement and delivery of these cutting-edge energy projects. They are open to hearing from people from different backgrounds whether that's in projects, construction, commercial, FM, investor, or finance. While prior energy experience is advantageous, individuals with a demonstrated passion for transitioning into this sector are also encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate:

  • Senior Lawyer at least 8+ years PQE with prior experience delivering energy projects
  • Genuine interest and passion for sustainability issues that affect clients and their businesses
  • Strong appetite for professional growth and motivation to consistently deliver your best

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary and generous wider benefits package
  • Access to significant projects of national interest
  • Ample flex to work from home, lots of autonomy

Sought after opportunity for an Energy & Projects Senior Associate/Legal Director E to join a prominent team based in their Bristol office.

If this opportunity sparks your interest, don't hesitate to reach out via phone or email for a confidential discussion.

On the other hand, if this particular role doesn't align perfectly with your aspirations, feel free to get in touch to explore other opportunities we're currently recruiting for. We're also available for a general conversation about your career trajectory and the trends in the legal market.

Your career journey is important to us, and we're here to support you in making informed decisions to maximize your professional growth. Don't hesitate to get in touch-we're here to help!

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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