Senior Legal Advisor (Ref: RUSLA)

Position in the Legal sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 22 March 2022
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

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Main job function

Seeking a qualified lawyer and admitted attorney to support legal activities in the Sub-  Saharan African region.

Would be  involved in providing advice and supporting all legal activities in the life cycle of the projects undertaken by the organisation, which includes, development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects in Sub Saharan Africa.

Various legal activities will be carried out in order to fulfil this role, for example: due diligence, tender interpretation and support, negotiation of term sheets, development agreements and corporate, finance and construction agreements.

The candidate should be familiar with the typical legal issues, concepts and processes in relation to these activities, and also be knowledgeable or comfortable with matters that may arise in the operational phase of projects, such as dispute resolution and litigation.

The candidate should also be confident to carry out activities, discussions and negotiations with relevant counterparties with a fair degree of independence



LLB Degree

Admitted attorney


5 - 7 years post articles commercial/transactional legal experience obtained preferably within: an energy or infrastructure team of a law firm, or a corporate involved in energy or infrastructure projects or an energy or infrastructure projects department of a financial institution.

Strong experience/knowledge with contracts and commercial/business matters.

Strong experience and familiarity with energy and/or infrastructure projects is required. Experience with international or regional projects will be an added advantage.

Experience within the renewable energy sector will be an added advantage.





A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.



Please contact Ruth Underwood