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Senior Legal Counsel

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Multinational company operating in the Energy Sector seeks a circa 5 years' PQE solicitor or barrister to assume a Senior Legal Counsel position at its offices in Manchester. Applicants will ideally possess commercial projects and contentious/non-contentious construction and/or energy law experience.


The role of Senior Legal Counsel sits within the Energy Management division of a leading global supplier of products, systems, solutions and services for the transmission and distribution of electrical power. This includes low-voltage and distribution power grid, smart grid and energy automation solutions, power supply for industrial plants, energy storage and high-voltage transmission systems.


As Senior Legal Counsel you will advise and support the business, proactively providing contractual legal advice and support to the relevant sales, procurement and tendering teams. You will support on contractual management, review terms and conditions, negotiate agreements and advise on risk profiles. In addition you will participate in legal projects, support the development of effective claim management and dispute avoidance, and advise on disputes with customers, sub-contractors and suppliers.

As part of a 12 strong legal and contracts team, within a significantly wider Group legal department, this role provides an excellent mix of autonomy, responsibility and support as well as progression opportunities.


To be considered for the role you should have circa 5 years' PQE dealing with complex commercial projects and contentious/non-contentious construction and/or energy contracts - standard form such as NEC3 and FIDIC. Experience at a multinational company and or or a leading law firm is desired.

You should desire to work in a fast paced business, building relationships with multi-national teams, and you should have a keen interest in sharing skills and experience with legal and non-legal colleagues.

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