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Senior Legal Counsel

£80000 - £95000 per annum Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Lawyer to join this market-leading energy company on a 12-month FTC. The business owns an asset which spans the border between the UK and France, requiring vast management, including various legal aspects.

They are seeking a general Commercial lawyer with construction experience.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Legal on a 12- month fixed term arrangement, the company is seeking a Solicitor to join its in-house legal team.

The primary focus of the role is to, with a handover, provide maternity cover as a commercial lawyer and, in particular, offer legal advice and support to the business concerning operations, maintenance and legacy construction arrangements.

This role will be at least a 12-month fixed-term contract, but there are also good prospects for this role to become permanent.

The Company

Working across the European energy sector, they have expertise in electricity infrastructure.
Much of this work extends internationally and has several offices in other jurisdictions.
This company paves the way in the energy/electricity industry and has worked internationally on some of the most significant projects.

They are market leaders working on exciting projects that have grown considerably in recent years.


  • You will be a Commercial Lawyer with 2-6 years of PQE
  • Ideally, you will have construction contracts experience/exposure
  • You will work well within a team
  • You will be forward-thinking and able to work in a fast-paced environment

Salary & Benefits

  • Basic salary of £80k - £95k depending on experience;
  • 10% bonus (percentage based on basic salary) upon completion of the assignment/FTC;
  • Pension scheme; 5% employer/ 4% employee - date of commencement;
  • Life Assurance x4 basic salary - upon probation completion;
  • Private medical healthcare - upon probation completion;
  • Health Cash plan - date of commencement;
  • Employee Assistance programme - date of commencement;
  • Cycle to work scheme - date of commencement;
  • Annual Season Ticket Loan - upon probation completion;
  • Eurotunnel Travel Concession Scheme (application required) - date of commencement; and
  • Other perks - weekly fruit and snacks in our London office, hybrid working (3 days in the office, 1-2 working from home)

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial / Construction Lawyer to join a well-known company in London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or please feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.