• Permanent Full Time
  • Sydney
  • 10+ years’ PQE

10-12+ years' PQE | Leading business in the energy sector | PPPs and infrastructure focus, business facing role

Newly created, business facing senior role in the energy sector. PPPs and infrastructure focus, offering significant autonomy and flexibility.

  • 10-12+ years’ PQE
  • Leading business in the energy sector
  • PPPs and infrastructure focus, business facing role

About the client

Our client is leading business in the energy sector. This growing business has substantial scale and deep financial backing from high-profile international investors.

About the role

An opportunity has been created for a senior infrastructure and PPP lawyer to join our client’s in-house legal team. In this critical role, you will be embedded with the business and will support the bidding for and delivery of large infrastructure projects, with a focus on the renewable energy.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the project team in negotiations with key partners (including government).
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of project documentation including joint venture and consortium agreements.
  • Assisting project risk from a sponsor and contractor perspective.
  • Advising on D&C, O&M and procurement contracts.
  • Tenders and RFPs.
  • Working with and instructing external counsel.

About you

You will be a senior lawyer with significant experience in PPPs and infrastructure. You will have the confidence to work autonomously with the business, providing pragmatic legal advice and support to senior stakeholders. Ideally, you will have 10-12+ years’ PQE, however our client is open to considering lawyers of other experience levels who have the desired skills and experience.

What this role offers you

This role offers you the opportunity to join a growth-oriented organisation at the forefront of Australia’s energy transition. You will be a key member of the business’ project teams, embedded with senior stakeholders.

Our client offers a diverse, flexible, and inclusive working environment. Hybrid and flexible working arrangements are on offer, and our client is open to other arrangements for the right candidate.

This role is exclusive to Mahlab.

For further information on this position please contact Nick Robertson:

Ref: 1499914
P: (02) 9241 1199
E: nick.robertson@mahlab.com.au

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