Land Acquisition Lawyer

Solar Philippines

  • Makati, Philippines
    2F, LPL Towers, 112 Legaspi Street, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
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Job Description

Solar Philippines is looking for a Land Lawyer for our Land Acquisition Team who will do fieldwork from time to time to our sites, coordinate with land owners/farmers, as well as liaise with government agencies and communities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements.
  • Maintain the legal documents of the company (Statutes, Rules of Internal Procedure) and prepare amendments whenever relevant.
  • Prepare the framework contracts with the partners, the study-specific contracts with sponsors, and with service providers.
  • Prepare the framework for purchase policies and the call for tenders.
  • Provide legal and regulatory input to the company's human resource management.
  • Supervise the development and the update of the company regulatory and ethical know-how and database.

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Member of the bar with good standing.
  • Preferably 2 to 5 years experience in the law practice (preferably with expertise in LAND)
  • Willing to work full-time, in-house.
  • Strong corporate law background specifically in contract drafting, review and execution, corporate filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other corporate and infrastructure regulatory agencies, project finance, power, utilities, project management and advice, corporate and litigation due diligence.
  • With experience in land acquisition, real estate, informal settler eviction, and labor relations.
  • Driven, ambitious, creative, smart, hard-working and tenacious.

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Educational requirement
Doctoral degree graduate
Office Address
LPL Towers, 112 Legaspi Street, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Renewables / Environment
1 opening

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About Solar Philippines

Solar Philippines is Southeast Asia’s largest solar company and only integrated developer, investor, manufacturer, and EPC, with 700 employees; 300 MW in projects operating or under construction; the lowest cost solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in East Asia; a multi-GW pipeline, including the world’s largest solar projects in off-grid, unelectrified areas; and an 800 MW solar panel factory, one of the largest and most advanced in the region. Led by veterans from the solar, power, construction, and manufacturing industries, we bring a sense of urgency and long-term commitment to everything we do. We are committed to growing the solar industry from 2% to a majority of the world’s energy mix over the coming years, uniting with those who share our vision of making solar the least expensive source of energy and ameliorating world poverty.
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