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Legal Counsel (M/F)

Eurowind Energy

15.05.2020 | Porto | Referência: 2006799

Eurowind Energy


Descrição da Empresa

Eurowind Energy A/S ( is a Danish limited liability company, which over the years has become a leading developer and operator of photovoltaic and wind turbine projects. The company has more than 1.3GW of operating assets under management in several countries across Europe and has been increasing its presence throughout the European market, including Portugal. Headquartered in Porto, Eurowind Energy Lda is the Portuguese subsidiary of the group which works as a hub to develop the Portuguese, Spanish and Italian markets and hosts a competence center for solar projects for the whole group.

Descrição da Função

Based in Porto (Portugal), reporting to the Managing Director for the Southern European Region and being in close coordination with the HQ in house counsel, the candidate will provide legal support to the Portuguese, Spanish and Italian markets. The role will include:

- Providing legal advice and support on a wide range of activities;
- Drafting and negotiating contracts related to renewable energy projects from an IPP standpoint Performing legal due diligence
- Being the liaison with external law firms for DD and other legal support;
- Advising on and securing compliance of the business operations with the Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and EU regulatory frameworks and laws;
- Assisting and ensuring compliance with the specific Portuguese energy regulatory framework throughout the project development, construction and operation phases;
- Advising on general business law issues and managing – directly or through external law firms – the issues of all areas of the different subsidiaries (governance and corporate matters, labor, safety, insurance, etc);
- Anticipate and manage legal risks in connection with or resulting from the business strategy and operations;
- Cooperating with other counsels and members of the group;
- Being permanently updated on new energy regulation, in particular in the wind and solar industries.

Perfil do Candidato


- University degree in Law with strong academic credentials;
- Fluency in Portuguese and English, with strong communication skills in both languages;
- experience from working within renewable energy (Wind/Solar), either from law firm, OEM and/or a renewable energy company with similar role;
- Strong legal experience in corporate, commercial and real estate matters;
- Experience in complying with national and local regulation under the scope of licensing PV projects in Portugal;
- Solid knowledge of the wind and solar business as well as general business law issues of an IPP, including regulatory framework in the relevant geographic area;
- Ability to work in several projects in different geographies at the same time.

- Written and oral communication skills in Spanish and/or Italian;
- Experience in M&A, project finance, Balance of Plant/Construction contracts
- Mix of professional experience in a law firm and in a renewable energy firm;
- Experience with Portuguese public law.


This is an opportunity which will offer the candidate the possibility of being the go-to-person for all legal-related matters in the Southern European region, while being part of a solid international group.

The salary package and conditions offered will correspond to the required qualifications and background.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply within the 31st of May 2020 through



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