Senior Corporate Counsel (Renewable Energy Development)

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: NextWave Partners
Email: email NextWave
Reference: BBBH6819_1633993501
Posted: 8 days ago

Senior Corporate Counsel (Renewable Energy Development)

Location: Melbourne, VIC

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 renewables developer expanding rapidly across the APAC region. They have a strong global presence, leveraging their technology solutions to deliver commercially successful clean energy solutions. Their APAC development business is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to oversee the end-to-end development requirements for Australia and o. The position will be based in Melbourne and will report to the Head of Legal APAC.


  • Drafting and negotiating commercial documents required for project development and delivery
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement - including international and domestic stakeholders, financiers and government bodies.
  • Supporting the commercial and development teams to deliver business critical objectives and company strategy.
  • Assisting in the preparation of risk and compliance documents as required
  • Management of external counsel, across a range of practice areas


  • Min 7+ years' experience in the Renewable Energy Sector (Ideal, but will consider other similar industries)

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

  • Driven professional who thrives on solving complex commercial problems

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

  • Passion for delivering renewable energy projects

  • Solid commercial foundation, in either in house or private practice


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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