Overview

Company description: PURPOSE OF THE ROLEOur growing Infrastructure and Energy (IE) team is looking for an experienced Lawyer (4+ PQE) to join our team in Leeds to advise public and private sector clients on a variety of energy and transport projects.In this role, you will work on commercial contracts relating to energy infrastructure and transport and advise on the full spectrum of issues relating to energy and transport sector mandates, acting for a broad range of companies, developers, PE funds and Financial Institutions.Job description: THE TEAMOur IE practice is known for its quality and breadth of expertise. As one of the most established multi-disciplinary teams of any law firm, we give clients the confidence they need to succeed.Our first-class team, which is consistently ranked in the top tier in the directories, provides innovative, timely and commercial advice from inception all the way through the lifetime of our clients’ projects in markets as diverse as waste, large scale outsourcing, renewable energy, transport, and healthcare, in the UK and all over the world.We act for a range of developers, sponsors, and procuring authorities, and we have advised funders, as well as public and private sector clients, on some of the most challenging assignments in the market in recent years.In the energy space, our work includes several pathfinder projects such as Gas to the West, a pipeline bringing gas from Northern Ireland to the Irish Republic, VW’s alliance with Ford Motor Company (one of the largest global industrial alliances), and Nissan’s microgrid project as well as work across renewables (wind, solar, bio- energy waste), hydrogen, CCUS, gas to grid, district hearing, CHP, electric vehicles, battery projects and energy and utilities regulation.AG’s transport team is recognised as one of the most experienced in the sector with technical expertise across a range of national and international projects including advising Government on all passenger services contracts and HS2 and the owners of the Azuma fleet of trains. We specifically focus on rail, urban transit, ports, freight and logistics and transport hubs.Required profile: WHAT TO EXPECT IN THIS ROLE:With support from the team, you will take responsibility for drafting and negotiating commercial documents, managing transaction processes and potentially joint-venture and corporate documents in the context principally of energy and transportStrongly encouraged to take responsibility for business development both engaging directly with client contacts at networking events and by providing training.Continuous self-development is valued, and you will be encouraged to engage with formal training programmes (whether technical or skills based) and to draw on mentoring, coaching and leadership development programmes available to you.AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE: Be flexible and agile and have enthusiasm for growing and developing your knowledge and experience of challenging work in the dynamic and high profile sectors of energy and transport or infrastructure more widely.The ability to take a key role supporting complex transactions, liaising and coordinating with fee earners from other relevant disciplines as needed as well as within the IE team.The ability to contribute to the general upkeep of the group (whether that be to training, precedents, or know-how generally).Strong commercial awareness but most importantly a willingness to learn and a genuine interest in infrastructure, energy and transport.High standard of client care.The enthusiasm to market to clients.Knowledge of key areas of the law by providing clear, precise, practical advice.What we offer: OUR FIRM Addleshaw Goddard is a place where you are valued, encouraged, and challenged to fulfil your potential in a supportive and collegiate environment. Our culture of improvement, growth and collaboration delivers results, drives innovation, and rewards ambition.We not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them and as such we are natural choice for FTSE100 clients and their equivalents in other markets.Our success has been built by people from the widest range of backgrounds, locations, and perspectives. We have a number of employee networks that provide space to discuss the differences that make us who we are and celebrate this at AG.OUR APPROACH: IMAGINE THE BEST YOU CAN BE Everything we’ve accomplished can be traced back to our people and the way we work. Our reputation is something we are proud of, and constantly invest in.Here, you’ll do high calibre work, with high-character colleagues who care for one another and our clients.Are you up for the challenge?JBRP1_UKTJ

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