In House Counsel - International Energy & Finance

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Annabelle Nielson
Email: email Annabelle
Reference: BBBH6840_1634101554
Posted: 7 days ago

Title: In house Counsel - International Energy & Finance

Location: Sydney, NSW

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

We are working with a leading international Management Consultancy rapidly expanding their APAC capabilities. Due to growth, they are seeking a permanent In House Counsel to support their APAC operations. This position will be based in their Sydney office and will be the sole counsel in the region, reporting into the Global Head of Legal, located in Europe. It will work closely with senior stakeholders across the APAC region, advising on a range of legal and commercial issues for the business and external stakeholders.


  • Provide expert advice across the energy sector, including Renewables, Clean Tech & Power Generation

  • Support a range of Renewable Energy transactions as market advisor

  • Present commercial advice to energy retailers/large corporate energy users

  • In house - sole counsel duties - providing advice to the APAC business and consulting workforce.

  • Energy and Commodity Trading system implementation

  • Assisting in the preparation of risk and compliance documents


  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister

  • Driven professional who thrives on solving complex commercial problems

  • Solutions focused lawyer, adept at identifying immediate and future risk

  • Strong understanding and appreciation for the overarching commercial requirements, with the ability to balance competing priorities

  • Effective negotiator

  • Able to manage both Internal and external stakeholders - including international and domestic stakeholders, financiers and government bodies.

  • Strong contract drafting skills


If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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