Energy, Transport & Infrastructure Associate

Recruiter
Dentons
Location
Midlothian
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
08 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The firm Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm. Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. . The department Energy Dentons is the largest energy practice in the world according to industry ranking by Law360 and is the UK law firm most consistently ranked in Tier 1 in Chambers and the Legal 500 for Energy since records began over 15 years ago. We pride ourselves on understanding the energy industry, and realising the opportunities within traditional sectors as well as new technologies. Upstream or downstream, from exploration and generation to marketing and retail, Dentons provide innovative advice and insight from a global perspective. We help equip businesses with effective solutions across the energy sector, from transactional and regulatory advice to political guidance and dispute resolution. Infrastructure and Project Finance Our Infrastructure practice is one of the largest and most experienced of any international law firm. It combines a deep and current legal expertise with sophisticated marketplace knowledge and industry expertise. We regularly act for project companies, developers, banks, investors, multilateral agencies, contractors, governments and other public sector bodies. We are active in all infrastructure sectors across the globe, and regularly act on rail, airports, health, education, roads, bridges and tunnels, prisons, public buildings, housing, water, wastewater, waste, defence and information technology projects. Purpose of role To work on a wide range of both UK and EMEA transactions advising on primary and secondary projects for both sponsors and funders across a number of sectors including Education, Health, Energy, Transport and general Infrastructure. The role will primarily focus on the commercial aspects of primary and secondary projects but will also involve providing elements of corporate, financial services, banking, construction, commercial, regulatory and general transactional advice. The role will provide outstanding experience in drafting and negotiating project/finance documentation. Required experience, skills and attributes Core Skills and Knowledge: 0-4 years PQE Experience of working with ETI team on transactions (not essential) Excellent project management skills Capable of working effectively within a large team Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Technically outstanding and commercially focused Ability to demonstrate a desire to be involved in the on-going development of the practice Language Capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities. In light of our recent combination, Mandarin language fluency would be particularly advantageous given that China is now core to our strategy. Equal opportunities Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult than a non-disabled person, please tell us as soon as possible. We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself.