Legal Counsel

  • Phillip Riley Inc
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 09 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

  • Providing support across solar trading and asset management business entities
  • Handling all legal documentation throughout the project lifecycle, with counterparties such as contractors, co-developers, off-takers and purchasers
  • Engaging with external legal advisors
  • Managing databases including local corporate documentation and ensuring compliance with group policies
  • Assisting with the transfer of the company's best practices in legal areas to new teams/partners, setting up new processes as needed.


Your Experience: 

  • An Australian law degree and a practising certificate with the ability to work as legal practitioner in Victoria
  • 2+ years of post-qualification experience in legal practice
  • Background in a major international or domestic law firm and direct renewable energy projects/construction experience preferred
  • Transactional experience (M&A, corporate, real estate/property, financing) is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills - fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to be self-motivated, multi-task and tackle complex documents and processes, escalating only when required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic team setting
  • Proactive with an ability to work independently as well as in a team.
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