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    Environmental Law Solicitor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Regulatory/ Compliance
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
  • Date posted: 09/03/2020
  • Job reference: 44467_1583745134

Solicitor - Environmental Law


Salary Negotiable

My client is one of the UK's leading regional law practices. They offer services to both the commercial and private client across the entire legal spectrum. They are now seeking to recruit an Environmental Solicitor for their Sheffield office.

The successful candidate will need to sell services to, and undertake work for, property and corporate colleagues as follows:

  • Advise on strategies for environmental risk management in a variety of transactions/circumstances
  • Undertake legal due diligence and provide focussed reporting to the client on the environmental risks and propose effective mitigation of such risks
  • Provide drafting on environmental issues in transactional documents including sale and purchase agreements, development agreements, share purchase agreements, leases etc. and undertake subsequent negotiations of these provisions
  • Draft ancillary environmental documents for transactions e.g. reliance letters relating to environmental reports, site investigation licences
  • Advise on appointment of environmental consultants and appropriate terms and conditions
  • Advise on the use of environmental insurance and undertake negotiations with the insurer (via a broker) on bespoke environmental insurance policies
  • Assist clients and other departments on drafting of precedent document

You will also advise clients directly on a range of stand-alone environmental issues including for example the following, but if candidates have their own strengths in other areas then this will be of interest too:

  • Asbestos
  • Environmental permitting
  • Waste and reuse of materials
  • Contaminated land

You will need to undertake business development to generate an internal and external client base and you will also contribute to the Environment Team's wider BD activities:

  • Drafting and delivering environmental seminars and training as part of internal and external seminars
  • Supporting other teams by providing "added value" in-house training seminars to existing clients of the firm and target clients and contributing to other company events
  • Contributing to the Firms environmental bulletin
  • Assisting on the drafting of tenders
  • Attending relevant sector events to raise profile and sell the companies' capabilities

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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