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In-House Lawyer

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is an international energy procurement specialist and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their Net Zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

Join our global family, with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India, and Italy. Be part of a team that’s leading the way in energy consultancy and helping businesses make informed decisions about their energy consumption.

What is the job about?

We are looking for a commercial lawyer to work inhouse alongside our Director of Legal Services to assist the business in maintaining strong financial results and full compliance with current legislation.

The successful applicant will join our 6-strong legal team and be involved in a wide-ranging scope of work types and projects.

This role is highly suited to proactive individuals who enjoy working collaboratively, developing relationships with key stakeholders and thinking creatively to provide practical and commercial solutions.

What exactly will you do?

  • Working within our services department working to short deadlines
  • Advising the business on issues around Commercial, corporate, regulatory and employment law
  • Reviewing and advising on transactional documents
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Ensuring the business complies with current legislation
  • Assisting the team with disputes and litigation

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a hardworking, personable and organised individual with some or all of the following experience:

  • In house legal and/or commercial/civil law experience at a reputable law firm
  • Experience working to deadlines in high pressure environments
  • Experience working alongside HR, Sales and Finance Teams

Candidates must be a qualified solicitor, barrister or legal executive.

What’s in it for you?

SALARY: £40,000 – £55,000 DoE

HOURS: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (Flexibility Required)

LOCATION: Baltic Place (HQ), Gateshead, NE8 3AE

JOB TYPE: Full-time, Permanent

BENEFITS: 23 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!