Senior Corporate Counsel

New York, New York Permanent USD215,000 - USD250,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Renewable energy company looking for in-house counsel
  • Direct line to US CEO

About Our Client

Renewable energy company.

Job Description

The Senior Corporate Counsel will be an integral part of the North American business and will be responsible for advising business leadership on a wide range of corporate legal matters and renewable energy transactional matters.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Advise on restructuring projects, corporate actions to oversee and advice required on the client's complex ownership structure, inter-company framework and financing arrangements
  • This role will also involve advising on corporate and transactional legal matters, including: the integration of new business acquisitions, entity formation and restructuring, capital restructuring, corporate compliance, financing deals, tax matters, etc.
  • Advise the company on real estate transactions for energy matters
  • Advise on regulatory and compliance matters pertaining to the renewable energy sector
  • Manage outside counsel

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school
  • 6+ years of relevant experience, preference for at least two years at a leading law firm in the M&A or Energy Practice or in-house at a fast-paced corporate legal group for a multi-national enterprise within the energy/renewables industry
  • Member of a US State Bar
  • Must have experience leading the acquisition process from a legal perspective, managing deals from start to finish, including the drafting and negotiation of transactional and related contracts, due-diligence
  • Experience working directly with heads of business units and internal clients
  • Willingness to take initiative and work on other projects

What's on Offer

Competitive base, career growth, bonus, benefits.

Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Energy & Natural Resources
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working