Legal Counsel, Projects

Location: Asia
Contact: Christopher Stephens
Email: email Christopher
Posted: about 2 years ago

NextWave Partners is working with a leading utility company to identify a Legal Counsel to work with the Project Development team and Regional Legal Counsel to  support project development for thermal and renewable energy projects in Asia Pacific, including:

  • Lead due diligence reviews (including corporate screenings, land agreements, permits, regulatory requirements, PPA agreements and grid connection agreements).
  • Advise on project holding structures.
  • Performing due diligence on the commercial / legal terms of construction and JV contracts, maintenance service contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating EPC contracts, operation and/or maintenance service contracts, joint development agreements and shareholder agreements;
  • Draft project tender documents, and evaluating submissions to tenders for key commercial / legal terms;
  • Support drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements, share sale agreements, subscription agreements and related development acquisition documentation.
  • Ensure acquisition structures and contractual positions are consistent with internal governance policies and negotiate deviations with internal stakeholders.


  • Law degree from a recognized university.
  • Admitted to a recognized bar.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Asia power sector in one or more of project construction or finance gained at a top tier law firm or in-house with a major corporate.
  • Critical Personality Attributes
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the Vestas organization.
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues and the ability to work across cultures and geographies.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

If interested in discussing this or other related roles, please contact Christopher Stephens at
Direct: +65 6340 1947

EA License No: 16S8303
EA Registration No: R1223713