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  • Job reference: RMS0160599

Legal Counsel

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/11/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/11/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
an Electric Utility Company is seeking a Legal Counsel

The Role:
- Provide legal counsel in development of power projects in Indonesia with respect to local legislation and sector specific regulation (electricity, Greenfield developments, expansions) with a specific focus on renewables.
- Assist in the identification, mitigation and resolution of legal risks and liabilities in development of renewable energy projects in Indonesia.
- Assist in providing legal support on the negotiation and drafting of terms sheets, partnership and joint venture, project financing, construction and operations agreements/contracts required for the development of greenfield and brownfield power projects, acquisitions, due diligence, financing, land acquisition, consultancy contracts, EPC for power projects in Indonesia.
- Provide legal advice and counsel to the business development team and other functional areas involved in the development of such projects.
- Provide legal advice and counsel on legal issues in relation to portfolio companies incorporated and established in Indonesia.
- Follow up and advise on changes in the local legislation affecting renewable energy projects.
- To provide general legal advice and provide support in managing day to day operational matters.
- To assist with company secretarial matters
- Legal management of complex, high value and demanding development projects to tight and strict timescales.
- Day to day management of the legal issues around a complex and potentially fast changing corporate structure.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Indonesian legal knowledge and expertise, specifically energy, renewable energy being a plus, and contracts sector law, regulatory framework for IPPs, corporations; land acquisition,
• Transactional experience (mergers & acquisitions, project development, financing);
• Strong written and oral communication in English and Bahasa Indonesia;
• Organisation, reporting, Investigative and analytical;
• Conduct work in compliance with OH&S and environmental responsibilities;
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
• Understanding of the Indonesian energy markets and the contractual framework surrounding energy transactions and projects.
• Experience structuring of renewable energy sector.
• An understanding of complex commercial transactions and structures including financing aspects,
• Knowledge of company law and corporate secretarial matters in relation to project and investment companies in Indonesia.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Admitted to practice in a jurisdiction in Indonesia with 6+ years post qualification experience in a top tier legal firm or in a large international corporate environment

Only candidates with the rights to work in Indonesia will be considered

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