Projects Lawyer (Environmental/Energy) - Dublin or Cork

Competitive
Permanent
Cork
16 Apr 2019
BBBH722838

Lawyer specialising in Environment/Energy Projects | Permanent | Public Sector

A semi-public company in the energy and utilities sector is seeking to hire a qualified lawyer to act as the Legal Business Partner with regards to some of the organisation's major projects.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Legal but will work very autonomously in close liaison with the project managers.

The role will ideally be based in Dublin but the company will also consider Cork as a location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify the risks and advise the business on any regulatory, planning and environmental legal matters that may arise in a particular project;
  • Draft and review regulatory submissions and planning applications;
  • Manage and support external specialists and advisors, including outside counsel;
  • Keep the team updated on any relevant legislative or jurisprudence changes impacting the business;
  • Train and educate the business, creating legal awareness and a culture of seeking legal advice.

PROFILE REQUIRED

  • Qualified Lawyer.
  • Experience in Environmental or Energy law is a significant advantage; otherwise relevant transferable experience with projects in other equivalent areas (such as construction) is required.
  • Commercially minded and solutions-oriented, with strong communicational skills.

IF THIS OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU PLEASE APPLY OR CONTACT BERNARDO PINA ON 014321555 OR BPINA@MORGANMCKINLEY.IE FOR A CONFIDENTIAL DISCUSSION.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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