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Head of Energy & Renewables

  • £85000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent

Head of Energy and Renewables - Top 100 firm - Manchester

This national firm, with multiple offices across the South-East, is expanding its operations and they are looking to grow its Energy and Renewables space in their fast-growing Manchester office.

The Firm

Since its inception, the firm has been a hallmark for quality nationally, quickly establishing itself as the experts in a truly diverse array of sectors. Providing a service that is underpinned by quality and exceeding expectations, the Top 100 firm supports individuals, business and non-profit entities in a manner fitting to their stature, leading the market and setting the tone for excellent legal advice.

Over 500 employees strong, with over 40 Chambers ranked Partners, their position in the UK market is untenable, with their ongoing growth serving to better their clients, colleagues and the wider community.

Given their size, it's good to know that they have really maintained a unique culture based on hard work, talent, ambition, empathy, and good humour. These qualities have helped them become the business they are today.

All colleagues progress in a manner that's structured, clear and fitting to their own aspirations.

Awarded not just for quality, they are considered the "Best Workspace" in South England and Wales and will be replicating this within their growth project in Manchester. Repeatedly investing back into the business, their modern offices are a marvel, fitting to the calibre of work they undertake.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity for a Head of Energy and Renewables to join a growing Top 100 firm based in Manchester

The firm's corporate, commercial, banking, construction and real estate teams are regularly instructed on a broad range of high-value and complex energy deals, projects and disputes in Wales and the UK.

The existing client base operates a wide sector range from operators of wind farms, anaerobic digestion plants, tidal power and solar farms to developers, housing associations, housebuilders and national utility companies and much more.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the energy sector in the UK.


  • You will be a qualified solicitor 8+ years PQE
  • The ideal candidate will have specialised in energy & renewables and considerable experience in managing a mixed caseload

Previous experience in a leadership role, supervising junior staff

What's on offer?

  • An above market rate salary coupled with an excellent benefits package
  • The chance to join a L500 ranked firm
  • Flexible working / hybrid working
  • Incredible exposure to the best work in this space

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing regional firm based in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Ralph Dowds on 0161 240 3763 for a confidential conversation.

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