Commercial Property Lawyer

Dovetail and Slate
18 May 2024
15 Jun 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Property Lawyer Opportunity

A leading energy solutions provider in the UK is seeking an experienced Commercial Property Lawyer to join their growing team. The company focuses on addressing the energy trilemma of security, sustainability, and affordability, playing a crucial role in the UK's transition to a low carbon economy. They are backed by a global investor in energy and infrastructure assets and are the UK's largest owner and operator of flexible power plants. The company has a substantial development pipeline that includes flexible generation, battery energy storage, solar, hydrogen, and stability services.

Role Overview

The Commercial Property Lawyer will be responsible for providing legal support for the company's portfolio of generation and storage assets. Key responsibilities include:

  • Advising on all property aspects related to the company's projects.
  • Supporting the Development team with integrating projects into the company's portfolio, including handling options, leases, and easements.
  • Assisting the Construction team with various legal matters such as licenses and access agreements.
  • Providing legal advice on property aspects of business acquisitions, including due diligence and title reviews.
  • Supporting ongoing bank financings and preparing certificates on title.
  • Instructing and managing external counsel when necessary.


  • Strong commercial awareness and a keen interest in the energy sector.
  • Significant experience in commercial property/development, ideally in a Legal Counsel role or similar.
  • Ability to manage multiple workloads and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent relationship–building skills with various stakeholders, including shareholders, directors, colleagues, landowners, and external counsel.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Discretionary performance–based bonus.
  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Health cashback plan.
  • 24/7 Private GP access.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Salary sacrifice EV scheme.
  • Discounts on smart home products.
  • Dog–friendly office.

This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the UK's energy transition by leveraging your expertise in commercial property law within a dynamic and rapidly growing company.

If this is of interest and would like to apply, please send your latest CV and daytime contact number and I will be intouch.

I have meetings set up with the hiring manager the week comencing 20th May. This is the perfect opportunity to bolster you application and set up an introduction.

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