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DATE ADDED: Thu 30/01/2020

Associate Lawyer, Projects ETI

Glasgow, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Highly Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits Package including Bonus and Pension

At Dentons we have the largest energy practice in the world according to industry ranking by Law360 and is the UK law firm most consistently ranked in Tier 1 in Chambers and the Legal 500 for Energy since records began over 15 years ago.  We pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the energy industry and realising the opportunities within both the traditional power and oil & gas sectors as well as renewable energy. With the transition to low carbon economies Dentons are at the forefront of the renewables and energy efficiency revolution working with developers, funders, multi-lateral agencies, contractors and governments to provide innovative advice and insight to clients and helping equip businesses with effective solutions across the energy sector, from transactional and regulatory advice to political guidance and dispute resolution. Clients include Aggreko Plc, Green Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Engie, Lightsource BP, Shanghai Electric and TOTAL.

Purpose of Role:

The role will primarily focus on the commercial aspects of primary and secondary projects but will also involve providing elements of corporate, financial services, banking, construction, commercial, regulatory and general transactional advice. The role will provide outstanding experience in drafting and negotiating project/finance documentation.


Our Infrastructure practice is one of the largest and most experienced of any international law firm. It combines a deep and current legal expertise with sophisticated marketplace knowledge and industry expertise. We regularly act for project companies, developers, banks, investors, multilateral agencies, contractors, governments and other public sector bodies. We are active in all infrastructure sectors across the globe, and regularly act on rail, airports, health, education, roads, bridges and tunnels, prisons, public buildings, housing, water, wastewater, waste, defence and information technology projects.

Required Experience, Skills and Attributes:

  • NQ-2 years PQE.
  • Experience of working with ETI team on transactions (not essential).
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Capable of working effectively within a large team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Technically outstanding and commercially focused.
  • Ability to demonstrate a desire to be involved in the on-going development of the practice.

Language Capabilities:

We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.

About the Firm:

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  

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