3-5 years of experience in the areas of project development and finance or energy and infrastructure-focused financing (including relating to renewables, power, oil & gas and infrastructure).
LLB degree with a solid academic transcript.
Experience in complex financing and tax related transactions as well as regulatory and compliance advice in Kenya is an advantage.
Regulatory and compliance advisory on legal issues covering development and financing of projects, energy and infrastructure
Drafting and reviewing legal documentation, including the vetting of agreements touching on projects, energy and infrastructure (e.g. concession agreements, power purchase agreements, implementation agreements, government letters of support).
You will need to be familiar with other project agreements such as construction contracts, O&M agreements, fuel supply agreements etc. ideally covering a range of asset types.
Drafting and negotiating other high value commercial contracts, construction contracts as well as undertaking business development opportunities
Acting for a variety of both private and public sector sponsors/developers, funders, contractors and other project participants
Enable complex infrastructure projects to come to fruition.
Attending to research, supporting senior associates and partners on transactional matters
Assisting in managing and training junior lawyers and pupils
Project managing matters, including role players in both internal and external project teams
Understanding client commercial drivers and tailoring solutions to meet their needs
Legal technical and commercial ability: includingLegal technical knowledge, impeccable research and presentation skills, legal drafting, business acumen / commercial sense, project management
Business Development: including:
the ability to build, develop, nurture and leverage internal and external networks;
client engagement; and
the ability to apply and utilise structured business development methodologies.