Legal Executive

Recruiter
Elgin Energy
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Not disclosed
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Elgin Energy is an international solar and storage developer, with over 4GW of projects in development across the UK, Ireland, and Australia. The current team of almost 40 is comprised of project development, legal and finance professionals in addition to the management team.  The company has offices in Dublin, London and Sydney. 

The company delivers utility-scale solar and storage projects from site origination through the development process. With a 98% success rate in securing planning permission, Elgin Energy has secured consents on 70+ projects (totalling circa 800MW) with 26 projects (320MW) delivered to market to date across the UK & NI including the largest solar farms in Scotland and Northern Ireland.  

Elgin Energy is an entrepreneurial business with a strong culture, pipeline and future growth trajectory. Please visit our website to learn more;  or check out our LinkedIn;  

Description: 

A full-time permanent role, joining the existing legal team.  This is a broad role within the legal team and as Elgin Energy grows it is likely that the role will evolve and change with the business.  

Initially, the role will involve assisting with all aspects of Elgin Energy’s operations with a particular focus on real estate, energy, funding, and corporate sales including: 

  • supporting the legal team in funding and corporate sales transactions across all jurisdictions. 
  • assisting in the preparation and management of virtual data rooms required for large scale funding and corporate sales transactions. 
  • assisting with due diligence processes; and 
  • experience reviewing contracts such as NDAs, Construction Contracts, Asset Lifecycle contracts, SPAs, and disclosure letters to identify key terms and timelines as per funding and corporate sales requirements.  

Required Skills: 

  • Legal Executive ideally with 3-5 years’ experience 
  • ideally including energy, real estate, financing and corporate. 
  • Working knowledge of virtual data rooms e.g. iDeals, DataSite, DropBox etc. 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills. 
  • An elevated level of motivation and a friendly manner to enable effective and positive engagement with colleagues, external legal counsel, and key stakeholders. 
  • The ability to work proactively and within a team. 
  • A flexible approach to work to be undertaken. 

Locations: 

The role will be based in Elgin Energy’s Dublin office and travel to Elgin Energy’s other offices may be required.  

Elgin Energy is an international solar and storage developer, with over 4GW of projects in development across the UK, Ireland, and Australia. The current team of almost 40 is comprised of project development, legal and finance professionals in addition to the management team.  The company has offices in Dublin, London and Sydney.