Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Africa
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Salary:
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: almost 3 years ago

Due to the expansion of their regional operations, a truly global power project developer is looking to hire an in-house legal counsel to provide legal support for all the company’s activities in the region, predominantly during the development phase of new projects.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Providing general legal support to internal teams and regional business units within the group with regards to the drafting, negotiation, entry into and management of commercial contracts in the Africa.
  • Providing legal advice to the commercial teams on all legal matters as they arise, including regulatory and local law issues in coordination with local counsel
  • Providing legal support during the financing of power & renewables projects, including the drafting and negotiating finance documents, with the support of external advisors
  • Support for aspects of legal for M&A activities in the region
  • Contributing to the development of template agreements for the Region
  • Ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures issued by the company

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Law Degree from a reputable university.
  • Qualified to practice OHADA law
  • At least 5 years of legal practice.
  • Large law firm experience or in‐house experience in one or more multinational companies.
  • Excellent command of French and English
  • Credible stature and strong network of regional stakeholders/power industry contacts.
  • Experience in listing a company in Asia would be beneficial but not essential.

Reaching Out

This is an exciting position for an experienced Legal Counsel to gain in-house exposure with one of the power industry’s leading players.

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Mike Feely on the below email address and telephone number:

mike.feely@next-wavepartners.com

Direct Line: +65 6340 1940

EA License No: 16S8303

EA Registration No: R1767587