The Senior Lawyer is a graduated lawyer with at least seven years’ experience since graduation. S / he will have a minimum of five years working directly with real estate, construction, and energy transactions.
Knowledge of environmental and mining legislation is a distinct advantage. Experience in the power industry (renewables or conventional power would also be a benefit).
The candidate will be responsible for obtaining and negotiating land contract, easements, mining rights agreements for MRP projects and associated access roads and grid connection lines.
S / he will also be responsible for performing land title review studies, drafting bankable lease and easement contracts, advising developers on all legal aspects of land contracts and registering them in the corresponding land registry.
The Senior Lawyer will work in Santiago and report directly to the Head of Legal Services, Chile.
Purpose of Job :
Key Responsibilities :
o Work with the Project Manager to negotiate third party mining rights
o Design and apply strategies to obtain third party mining rights or other agreements that will nullify the risk of existing 3rd party mining rights
o Procure and control mining rights monitoring services
o Enhance, maintain and control templates for all land and mining rights agreements required for Chile wind and PV projects
o Assist Project Managers in the drafting, negotiation and execution of land agreements including but not exclusively leases and easements
o Liaise with AMSA legal advisors to ensure bankability of the project contracts and deal with exceptional issues
o Assist in the process of signature of the leases with Notaries
o Register land leases and easements in the corresponding Conservator
RELATED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED :
Education and Experience
Organisational and interpersonal skills
To apply for this role please submit your up to date CV and cover letter using our online application form