Legal Counsel

Company

Statkraft

Salary

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Location

Delhi

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As part of the Norwegian state owned Statkraft Group, Statkraft has been in India since 2004 and was the first foreign investor in Indian hydropower sector. The objective is to become a significant independent power producer in India over the next few years.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Provide legal analysis and advice mainly on energy, corporate, contract, construction, regulatory and property laws. Project legal risk analysis and management.
  • Assisting the Solar Business Development of greenfield projects, distributed solar energy solutions for commercial & industrial customers, provide financing (innovative structuring), audit of solar project sites etc.  
  • Provide advice on regulatory compliance requirements of Indian laws and relevant regulatory authorities, requirements for licenses & permits etc.
  • Negotiating, drafting, reviewing various agreements and other legal documents, including energy sale/purchase and other trading related agreements MoUs, non-disclosure agreements, lease agreements, construction contracts, affidavit, indemnity etc.;
  • Advising  on legal risks and compliance matters;
  • Assisting in the proposed M&A transactions for the company.
  • Work in close coordination with business team on issues and product offers; standardization of documents;
  • Engage and manage relationships with external legal counsels;
  • Represent the company before Courts of law, Tribunals & if need be, statutory authorities.
  • updating of new applicable provisions, important judgments etc. and ensuring timely implementation of new laws and regulations.

Your profile:

The Legal Counsel profile should possess the following attributes:

  • Law degree from a premier Law College in India.
  • Minimum 10-12 years’ experience in commercial legal work gained preferably in an international company as in -house or a top tier law firm;
  • Some previous exposure to power sector i.e. solar, wind, hydro etc. is preferable, for instance energy sector M&A, project development work for solar, wind or hydro projects, construction contracts for energy projects, or power purchase agreements;
  • Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work independently and most importantly be a “Statkraft fit”.
  • Proven efficient editing, reviewing and contract drafting skills (excellent writing skills);
  • A responsible and discreet person with integrity and high ethical standards;
  • Hard working, analytical, efficient, research and solution oriented;
  • Good communication skills and a good team player;

Statkraft offers:

  • Professional and personal development in a multinational company experiencing strong growth.
  • A positive working environment characterised by competence, responsibility and innovation.
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background.
  • Competitive terms of employment and benefit schemes.

About Organisation

Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, solar power, gas-fired power and supplies district heating. Statkraft is a global company in energy market operations. Statkraft has 4500 employees in 17 countries.

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