Legal Manager

Location: Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States of America
Job Type: Permanent
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Contact: Sana Anjum
Email: email Sana
Posted: about 2 months ago

NextWave Partners USA is working with a global renewable energy player which is backed by a leading international private equity fund through its 5 billion$ impact investment platform.

The client is looking for a highly motivated individual to play a key role in its newly established team. Based in Miami, the legal manager will be responsible for managing all the legal aspects of the investment cycle, including negotiations of PSAs/MIPAs, monitoring the legal aspect of due diligence, coordinating efforts with external legal counsel, as well as managing the firm’s key corporate legal functions. 

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing legal due diligence, negotiations and execution of definitive documentation for M&A, co-investments, JV’s, development opportunities, financing arrangements and operations;

  • Leading negotiations of transaction documentation such as SPAs, MIPAs, DSAs, etc;

  • Overseeing negotiations of project agreements such as EPC, O&M, Asset Management, PPA, financing agreements, etc

  • Supporting the internal business teams including M&A, business development, HR, finance, technical and operations as required;

  • Managing general business matters such as NDAs, leases, supply agreements, employment matters, etc.

  • Staying in front of all energy regulatory frameworks and the commercial impact of legislative changes;

  • First point of contact to handle any potential corporate or subsidiary litigation;

  • Overseeing shareholder matters across relevant jurisdictions where the company has active business activities;

  • Managing all compliance, anti-bribery and corruption, corporate policy implementation and corporate regulatory matters for the company and its subsidiaries;

  • Administering the corporate secretarial processes and working closely with relevant bodies to prepare Board and shareholder resolutions;

  • Handling corporate governance processes and maintaining all governance documentation for multiple entities - proactively updating when changes occur and creating new corporate entities in various jurisdiction when needed;

  • Relationship management with corporate external counsel.

Requirements

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience across renewable energy, corporate law, M&A, and private equity/infrastructure investing;

  • Excellent technical drafting skills, detail oriented and familiarity with the documents and types of work covered under the role;

  • A proactive and highly motivated self-starter with a commercial approach;

  • A strong communicator with the ability to deal confidently and build relationships with colleagues, advisors and investors;

  • Experience instructing and managing external/local counsel;

  • Ability to travel as needed;

Contact

For a confidential discussion, please send in your CV to Sana Anjum at sana.anjum@next-wavepartners.com or call her at +1 (929) 353-7160 (Direct Line).