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Legal Counsel

Up to £0.00 per annum
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22 days ago
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Bryan Koh
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Renewable Energy

Candidate Profile
1. Qualified to practice with a minimum PQE of 5 to 7 years.
2. Private practice experience gained at mid to top-tier law firms or inhouse experience at energy sponsor or construction firm is preferred.
3. The ideal candidate would possess a broad range of experience in lease arrangements, land acquisition, renewable energy, construction, corporate and commercial contracts. M&A and debt financing experience would be plus but not essential.
4. The ideal candidate should be able to operate with sufficient autonomy without supervision, interact directly with senior management and personnel of its shareholder(s) with pragmatic legal advice and solutions.
5. This role offers a comprehensive exposure to the complete life cycle of renewable energy projects with high visibility to senior management. This role would suit an individual who is hand-on, able to adapt to a fast-paced environment and is interested in building a legal career in renewable energy.
Job Description
The candidate will be leading the legal affairs and requirements of the group companies Specifically, the candidate will be exposed to the following areas of work:
(a) Pre-transaction documents: drafting, reviewing and negotiating pre-transaction documents such as NDAs, MoUs/term sheets, consortium agreements in connect with the bidding of a project and assisting the business
units with the due diligence and evaluation of potential projects from a legal perspective; (b) Project documents: drafting, reviewing and negotiating all project-related contracts, which may include land acquisition/lease agreements, development services agreement, procurement/supply of products agreements, construction agreements and operations and maintenance agreements;
(c) Financing documents: drafting, reviewing and negotiating financing and security documents applicable to a project and attending to the execution and closing matters;
(d) Corporate secretarial: advising the management ensure Board/Shareholder(s)' meetings are called and convened in accordance with the governance arrangements applicable to a project company; preparing and maintaining minutes and resolutions of such meetings; and ensuring corporate registration and records of the project companies are maintained and kept up to date;
(e) Legal/Regulatory Research: conduct preliminary research on regulatory requirements in respect of government bidding program as well as applicable laws an regulation affecting business in general.
(f) Other general matters:
 Creating and/or establishing template contracts or documents to establish a consistent and efficient contract management system for the business units;
 Researching and advising business units on legal issues which may arise from time to time in connection with the Company's operations, including where relevant, attendance to pre-action correspondence in the event of disputes or correspondence to address regulatory inquiries;
 Working with different business units , human resources, finance and other stakeholders within the group to implement appropriate compliance and/or standard operations procedure to effective manage and control legal and compliance risk exposure; and
 Assisting with resolution of disputes which may arise out or in connection with their business;
 Managing external counsels, as appropriate, to ensure timely execution and implementation of a project within approved budget and timeline.


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Bryan Koh

Bryan Koh

Specialisms: Industrial Technology

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