Legal Counsel

Contribute as Legal Counsel in Hamburg, Germany. Advise on legal matters, manage contracts, align with legal team, and collaborate with departments. Requires legal studies, 2+ years in renewable energies, German/English fluency, and teamwork skills.

Hamburg, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   2 months ago

Areas of Responsibility

The ERG Germany Legal Counsel's main responsibilities will be:

  • Advising staff and management on day-by-day business and general civil, commercial and public law issues (related to the projects in development, construction and operation),
  • Providing support in contract-related areas: review and negotiation of project related agreements (such as service and supply agreements, direct marketing and PPAs, land lease agreements including easement questions, NDA, BImSchG application questions),
  • Management of civil claims (mainly related to real estate, service contracts and post M&A items) and alignment with external legal counsels,
  • Close alignment with legal team in Germany, cooperation and exchange with all departments and being an integral member of the global legal team of ERG.


Completion of legal studies (1st and 2nd state examination (Volljurist)) with above average results.

Work Experience

Relevant professional experience of at least 2 years as an advisor in the field of renewable energies, preferably in the field of wind and solar farm development and operation.


German and English at a business fluent level (CEFR C1).

IT Skills

Good Microsoft Office skills.

Know – How & Managerial Skills

  • Understanding of relevant laws and procedures with regard to renewable energy projects
  • Self-reliant and solution-oriented way of working
  • Ability to quickly familiarise yourself with unfamiliar issues and carry out an initial risk assessment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and good communicational skills
  • Ability to communicate the results of a legal analysis to persons with no legal background

Additional Information

We offer legal work in the full scope of renewable projects with a wide variety of legal issues and the possibility to gain interesting experience embedded in an international open-minded sustainable enterprise. ERG stands for a positive working atmosphere and communicative cooperation, attention to work-life balance with the opportunity to work flexible from home.

Job Reference: ERGG00521

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About the role

Mar 21, 2024

Full Time


Aug 26, 2024


Hamburg, Germany

2+ years


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