We are currently looking to recruit a Mining and Energy Transition Lawyer with between 4-6yrs PQE, to join the Projects Group in our London office.
The partner, to whom the candidate will report and have direct access to, is head of the global mining team, head of the West Africa team, head of the African O&G practice. He is on the Legal500 Powerlist of leading energy & infrastructure lawyers in Sub Saharan Africa.
Energy is one of the firm's key sectors and we have one of the largest dedicated energy teams of any international law firm. We are widely recognised as one of the leading providers of legal services to the energy industry covering the entire value chain internationally. As the world moves from a high carbon to a high metals environment, there will be increasing demand for lawyers who can bridge the mining, wider extractives (including oil & gas) and energy fields.
The role sits within the London Energy Transition & Finance team, which is part of the Projects Group. The team leads on some of the most important international transactional and advisory matters in the EMEA region and works closely with M&A and disputes teams on multidisciplinary mandates where an “energy” skill-set is a leading strategic driver. The team has acted on the acquisition of Africa’s largest lithium project, on the creation of Azule Energy, Africa’s largest energy business, and on Africa’s largest energy restructuring.
The Candidate Required
Our requirement is for a candidate ideally in the 4-6 years PQE range. The candidate should be commercially aware with keen eye for detail and have strong corporate, commercial or energy experience. Enthusiasm for transactional and advisory work as well as a strong academic background and excellent communication and organisational skills are required. Experience in mining or oil & gas work is desired.
The role demands undertaking business development and marketing activities with enthusiasm, and may involve international travel including to Europe and Africa. Additional languages are helpful but not a pre-requisite.
- The very best national and international energy work.
- Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.
- Genuine long-term career prospects supported through our "best in class" training and our Academy personal development programmes.
Pinsent Masons won the ‘Best Talent and Inclusion’ award at The Lawyer Awards 2022 and is the only law firm named in the top 16 most inclusive businesses in Europe by the Financial Times Diversity Leaders Report. The firm is named amongst the top inclusive UK employers for the 16th consecutive year by LGBT+ equality charity Stonewall in its Workplace Equality Index and won the Legal Business ‘Law Firm of the Year’ award in 2021. Go to www.pinsentmasons.com/accolades to view all of our global awards and nominations.
To apply for this role
Should you require further details, please contact our in-house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Anwen Wallington who can discuss the role and requirements.
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