Legal Counsel

Manila (Philippines)
Job vacancy
Your Job
  • Providing the full range of required legal support to our project development activities in the APAC region on a global scale from their early stage to their implementation, including but not limited to: 
    • Conducting due diligence relating to land and permits and licenses. 
    • Designing, drafting and reviewing the joint venture arrangements with our local development partners.
    • Drafting and reviewing project-related term sheets.
    • Drafting and reviewing main project contracts (e.g. EPC, O&M, PPA).
    • Drafting and reviewing project finance documentation. 
    • Assisting in securing project rights (with assistance from external local counsel where appropriate).
    • Identifying and implementing the corporate structure most suitable for a given project considering the regulatory requirements of the regional markets (with assistance from an external local counsel and tax advisors where appropriate).
    • Processing, proofreading and formatting legal documents. 
  • Ensuring that the legal entities of ib vogt in the APAC region and the business in compliance with all the company policies and laws in each jurisdiction.
  • Instructing and managing external legal advisors.
  • General legal support regarding large-scale international solar projects.
  • Provide legal, regulatory advice and company corporate secretarial support from the shareholder’s perspective for all legal entities in the APAC region.
  • Provide legal guidance and advice to internal stakeholders in the APAC region regarding legal matters.
  • Coordination of all legal activities with the Legal Department located in the HQ in Berlin.
  • Liaise with the corporate secretarial staff in the Company.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as assigned.
Your profile
  • A law degree (LLB, LLM or JD)
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualification experience 
  • Experience in a regional or international law firm
  • Experience in land/real estate matters including conducting land diligence in projects
  • Excellent drafting skills and preferably experience in Project Development (PPAs, EPCs) M&A and Project Financing 
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to develop partnerships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Excellent communication skills  
We offer you

  • A competitive and attractive remuneration package.
  • Company Group Medical Insurance Coverage.
  • Dynamic and diverse work environment with colleagues from around the world.
  • A truly international exposure. 
  • An open-minded and highly motivated team.
  • Interesting and challenging tasks.
  • Encourage both teamwork and personal responsibility.
  • Great opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Interested in joining the team?

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