Project Finance Solicitor

Salary Details Available on Request


Matt Voller
+44 (0) 203 633 0962


Wadkins Associates is excited to be working with one of the largest law firms in the world as they look to expand their market leading Project Finance practice in Paris. Having spoken with the hiring partner, we will be able to provide insightful advice and guide you throughout the application process.

As the world continues towards clean energy, there is an increasing demand for lawyers familiar with energy and renewables financing. This is an opportunity to work in an ever-growing market with an experienced and collegiate team.

You will be working on the lenders side of financing in the infrastructure and energy sectors. The type of financings includes PPP/PFI, refinancing and acquisition financing. You will also be receiving instructions from some of the world’s leading banks, funds and sponsors.

From our conversations with the hiring partner, the key draws of this job include:

  • Variety. The partner works on a broad range of financings of solar, wind and renewable projects as well as coal and mining projects. Working at every stage of the project you will be constantly exposed to different financing methods and transactions.
  • Prestige. You will be working in one of the biggest law firms in the world, advising leading lenders and developing the firm’s relationships.
  • Remuneration. Our client pays above market and offers bonuses and benefits commensurate with leading international private practices.
  • The team. You will be working in a dynamic environment with an ambitious and growing team.

Our client is looking for French qualified lawyers with up to 5 years of experience with a background in project finance. Prior Francophone Africa experience would be advantageous, although this is not a prerequisite.

If the above position has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion about this opportunity.