Legal Counsel CDD M/F

Join Voltalia as Legal Counsel in France/Paris. Provide legal services for Operations & Services Department, covering Construction, Maintenance, and Distribution activities. 5+ years experience in Projects required.

France/Paris  UTC+01:00   Flexible   Contract Position   1001-5000   28 days ago

At Voltalia we are passionate about renewable energies! We are an electricity producer from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage and also a service provider to 3rd party clients such as Development, EPC, O&M and Distribution.Today we are in 20 countries, split among 4 continents, and offering a global operating capacity to our clients. We are listed on the regulated Euronext market in Paris since July 2014.

Our legal department is looking for a Legal Counsel to provide legal services to our Operations & Services Department, covering the Construction, Maintenance and the Distribution activities across the Voltalia group.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced commercial / contracts lawyer to join a successful and growing renewable energy business, supporting our green energy international vision and mission.


  • Responding on behalf of the company to requirements for third party client tenders
  • Providing legal analysis, drafting and negotiation of national and international contracts for the construction and operation of renewable power plants (EPC, O&M)
  • Acting on behalf of the company to analyse and mitigate risk, to draft and negotiate contracts related to distribution activities such as agency, distribution, partnership agreements, etc.
  • Act on behalf of the company in disputes; providing advice on legal issues such as customer and suppliers claims, pre-litigation and litigation
  • Provide generalist support for the company's legal requirements; drafting letters, policies, contract templates and legal documents; ensuring accurate legal advice is given and that procedures are followed as per current local legislative and statutory compliance
  • Keep up to date with changes and developments in case law, contract law, liability, public procurement, local legislation, etc.


  • 5 years of proven experience minimum
  • Experience in Projects (Construction & Maintenance)
  • Strong knowledge of contract law and construction law
  • Proficiency in English

Key Skills

  • Ability to identify and analyse main issues, to see the big picture
  • Business partner and team player
  • Proven negotiations skills
  • Able to work in autonomy while under the management of the legal manager
  • Management of priorities
  • Curiosity, creativity, solution-oriented

Location for this role: France or Portugal

Short-term contract: 6 months

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About the role

Jun 23, 2024

Contract Position


Dec 11, 2024




5 years minimum


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