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Transactions Solicitor / Legal Counsel

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£50,000.00 - 80,000.00
In House
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Permanent role
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Our Greater Manchester client is a leading and rapidly expanding player in the UK energy and utility infrastructure market. It installs, maintains and finances a range of energy related assets, and it's legal department is integral to its current and future success. The company is highly-profitable and is backed by leading investors who anticipate further expansion in the UK and internationally.

To support further growth, the company seeks to recruit an additional Transactions Solicitor / Legal Counsel to work on a range of high-profile multi-million (c. £30m - £200m plus) pound projects and transactions. You will report directly to the General Counsel and will have regular daily exposure to the other members of the Senior Management team and Board. This will be a high-profile role with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility.

The Transactions Solicitor / Legal Counsel will be able to take the lead on all legal aspects of transactions (with support where appropriate), working closely with the company's Transactions Directors, Business Development and Commercial Teams, and External Counsel. You will review and negotiate corporate, project and finance documents, help manage external solicitors and advisors, and undertake general deal and transactions management matters.

In addition to working on transactions the Transactions Solicitor / Legal Counsel role gives the successful candidate the opportunity to develop their in-house career through involvement on broader commercial projects and general corporate work. This role is therefore an excellent opportunity for a high-calibre corporate, banking/finance or projects solicitor to make the move in-house and to develop broader legal experience.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will either be currently working with or have trained at a leading private practice law firm, and should have significant projects, corporate or finance transaction experience with a desire to develop their career in-house.

Due to the work involved someone with a good knowledge of loan market association documentation and/or project finance principles would be advantageous.

In exchange for your hard work, our client offers a very competitive basic salary plus generous bonus, pension and other benefits. A 4 day working week will be considered.

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