Better Energy, Copenhagen
Do you want to make a difference and help us shape a sustainable future and drive the green energy transition in Denmark and internationally? Then you may be the person we are seeking. We work every day to make an impact that matters, and we invite you to join us on this green energy transition journey.
We are seeking a lawyer or assistant attorney with good interpersonal skills to ensure a continuously high and solid professional foundation in our M&A and Corporate team in Legal. The Legal team in Better Energy consists of 16 dedicated individuals with senior lawyers with extensive experience within each of their fields and experience from well-known law firms in Copenhagen.
Working as a lawyer in Better Energy you will be educated by the leading lawyers in the business, get experience and gain knowledge as you would in larger law firms, but simultaneously be included in the essential commercial/legal interconnection you would not otherwise be exposed to.
Your team and about us
You will join a strong professional legal team, and you will be based in Copenhagen.
The team supports the business across the entire integrated value chain from the initial phase of securing rights to land, obtaining rights, construction, procurement, financing, to the operational phase and across all countries that we are working in and in new potential markets. We put our hearts and souls into the things we do, and we are proud of the impact we have and bring to the green transition. We take a serious and dedicated approach to the work we do, but at the same time we have an informal tone, we love to laugh, we share experience and thoughts and we pull together while chasing deadlines and deliveries in order to achieve the goals of Better Energy.
The main focus areas of the Legal team are real estate, contracts, M&A and corporate, financing, regulatory and employment law. You will be joining the M&A and corporate team as legal counsel and work together with your colleagues in Legal and in the rest of the organization and with our stakeholders. You will take on an essential role in M&A and corporate businesses such as national and international transactions, including negotiation of various agreements, due diligence management and corporate matters in every aspects across our business - mainly in English.
In order to add value to the M&A and corporate team, you bring the ability and willingness to adapt to any changes of task priorities in your everyday work life, and you are positive, innovative and solution-oriented in your approach to any assignment.
Your tasks will primarily be:
Providing legal advice to team and executive members across the Better Energy group.
Negotiation, drafting and reviewing of various agreements related to M&A and corporate processes, including signing and closing preparations and processes.
Management of M&A and due diligence processes in co-operation with our legal project managers and other team members across the whole Better Energy group, including managing contact with internal and external stakeholders and legal counsels, legal quality control of documents and Q/As etc.
Securing, preparing and following up on processes within projects and specific conditions precedent and subsequent from various agreements.
Contract management and handling of documents and processes in relation to corporate, transaction and financing processes in combination with the tasks described above.
Legal review and reply to various legal questions relevant for the Better Energy business within e.g. corporate law and other relevant legislation.
Handling of corporate matters pertaining to the Better Energy group’s Danish and international +150 companies, incl. coordination of local legal advisers and other consultants, and, where relevant, continuous optimization of work procedures and ensuring local compliance etc.
Carrying out and preparation of corporate transactions and pertaining documents in every aspect, e.g. in relation to incorporation, mergers, restructurings, liquidations, guarantees, shareholder matters, articles of association, minutes of every kind, statements/notifications, compliance, local requirement coordination etc.
Stakeholder management and contact with legal advisers, consultants and relevant authorities in Denmark and abroad.
You will get the responsibility and responsibility areas you can handle, and we continuously evaluate what your ability, interests and ambitions are.
Better Energy is an international renewable energy company that creates new green energy and we are well over100 employees and we are planning to recruit even more highly talented and skilled colleagues during this year. The green transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources can only be achieved by adding new renewable energy to our energy supply. At Better Energy, we are determined to drive change and help companies, cities and countries choose green energy in a way that brings new renewables online and adds new green energy to the energy supply. We design, develop, engineer, finance, build, operate and own large- scale solar PV power plants in Denmark and abroad, we have our own test sites and R&D department, and we are constantly looking for areas to cover in order to support the green transition.
You have a Danish legal educational background and relevant experience from a law firm or internal legal counsel as lawyer (1-3 years of experience as a lawyer) or assistant attorney on your last year. You also have the following:
- Min. 2 years of experience from Corporate and/or M&A work in a law firm or in-house legal department or similar
- A Danish legal exam that is top of the class
- Ability to convert legal matters into solutions workable for all parties
- Ability to deep dive into complex regulation and communicate it in an understandable way to be used in our business
You might be the right match for Better Energy and our team if:
- Curious when it comes to details within your field
- Independent and proactive
- Known for your positive energy
- Professional and meticulous
- Ambitious and able to work together with others towards a common goal
- Strong in both spoken and written Danish and English
When joining Better Energy, you must be ready to drive change and make an impact that matters. You share our drive and commitment, and you are enthusiastic about joining a company with a broad professional foundation where we collaborate across departments and professional backgrounds. Like us, you are passionate about your work, and you share our vision of engineering a sustainable future. You are ambitious and motivated by working with other talented and dedicated colleagues and you are willing to adapt and enjoy working in a fast changing environment.
In the team we thrive with responsibility, are comfortable with precision work and have a good sense of what is urgent. You take pride in supporting the team and using your skills for the good of the team, and you are professionally strong and well organized. You want to establish positive and productive relations with your colleagues and external partners. We have a dynamic work culture with short decision-making processes, so you will have the opportunity to influence and develop your own tasks and responsibilities.
What you will enjoy
We are placed in a modern office (with amenities like fitness, lounge area, good lunch scheme etc.), and we have a private health insurance and an IT scheme. But you will also enjoy:
- You may keep your authorization as Lawyer (Advokat) with Better Energy and you will attend the necessary numbers of courses needed to maintain your authorization.
- If not yet authorized, you will be able to finish your assistant attorney education and take your bar exam with Better Energy.
- A job with great variety and many different tasks within your field.
- An opportunity to join a growing business that is actually driving the green transition in Denmark and internationally.
- A fun, interesting and varied job - ask anyone at Better Energy and they will say you have good opportunities for professional development as well.
- Kind and talented colleagues who love to laugh together in our daily work and at our social events.
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