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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Energy And Finance Lawyer

City of Edinburgh, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

A top tier international law firm is looking to hire an additional Energy and Finance lawyer with 2-5 years of PQE to be based in its high-ranking Projects team. Operating out of offices in Edinburgh, the successful Lawyer will be offered a full-time, permanent role.

Your New Role

Working within the market leading Energy & Infrastructure Finance team, which operates as part of the Projects Group, you will carry out a wide range of top-tier and high value project and finance work, including:

  • Energy project development work.
  • Energy regulation.
  • Renewable energy finance.
  • Upstream oil & gas finance.
  • Energy efficiency and low carbon advisory mandates.

Other key duties of the Energy and Finance Lawyer will include:

  • Developing ongoing relationships with an existing client base as well as pitching for new opportunities;
  • Developing close working relationships as part of an international team;
  • The opportunity to be involved in work on an international level; and
  • Taking an active role in our campaigns, the developments of our products and pitching for new work.


  • The clients consist of a number of utilities, UK and international banks, renewable energy developers and O&G exploration and production companies, local authorities, infrastructures funds and private equity.
  • The work of the team has an increasingly international flavour given both inward investment and also clients looking to invest in international markets working with colleagues in other international offices.
  • This is a transactional role, with a large amount of client contact and the opportunity to specialise in a strategic and diverse industry sector.

Candidate Requirements

The successful Energy and Finance Lawyer will:

  • Have gained experience in a large commercial firm with an established energy practice;
  • Be a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues in an agile environment;
  • Be technically strong and exercise good commercial judgment; and
  • Have the interpersonal skills necessary for this client-facing role.

On Offer

In return, the successful Lawyer will be entitled to:

  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Access to exceptional training, development and career progression programmes.

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For a confidential discussion about this Energy and Finance Lawyer position or to be considered, please submit an application today.

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