Head of Legal EMEA

Eku Energy

London, England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time


May 17

Eku Energy Limited is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of Legal EMEA to support our rapidly growing global energy storage business. This role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team during an exciting period of growth as we work to advance the global clean energy transition. This newly created role will be based in London, reporting to our General Counsel. It will involve working with colleagues across the business to pursue new strategic relationship opportunities, onboard our development pipeline through to construction and operation of our battery energy storage projects and execute on our funding strategy. The Head of Legal, EMEA will also be responsible for day-to-day business operational contracts and oversight and management of legal risk and governance for our EMEA entities. We are looking for a positive, collaborative lawyer with 7-10 years’ PQE who brings a commercial, risk-based, collaborative mindset to the role. The successful candidate will be passionate about contributing to an emerging industry within the clean energy transition and excited by the challenge of providing high-quality legal support in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. 


  • Experienced lawyer with a background in energy/infrastructure projects.
  • Around 7-10 years’ PQE with experience in the energy/infrastructure sector, ideally but not necessarily including some experience of structured finance
  • Experience at a leading law firm and/or reputable in-house legal team is desirable.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Track record of delivering on commitments.
  • Proactive mindset. Thinks clearly to simplify complexity.
  • Enthusiasm and confidence interacting with colleagues, counterparties and other stakeholders, instructing external counsel and working on transactions in different jurisdictions, often on high-pressured timeframes.
  • Fluency in English and excellent communication and drafting skills, with good attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills, with an ability to demonstrate resilience and manage competing demands.
  • Solution-focused and collaborative approach with an ability to stay calm under pressure and build relationships.


A career at Eku Energy means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, working in a fast-changing sector to help deliver innovative projects that will positively impact the lives of people around the world.

At Eku Energy, we’re passionate about driving the clean energy transition, helping energy systems match renewable generation to demand.

If you would like to build a rewarding career, where you can work flexibly in an inclusive and supportive culture that enables you to thrive and focus on what matters, then Eku Energy is for you.  

We offer:

Competitive salaries

Supportive work life balance with flexible work schedules

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Employee recognition and bonus programs

Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues

Relocation assistance for individuals and families

Eku is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

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