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Legal Counsel Real Estate & Regulatory Law


Warszawa, Masovian, PL, 00-838


RWE Renewables Poland Sp. z o.o, Warszawa
To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Functional area: Legal / Compliance

RWE is facing an exciting future and has clear expansion plans. We have high ambitions for renewable energy, and we are in our journey together with our colleagues who work with renewable energy in Europe and Australia. 

Our Legal Team provides global support to our onshore business (wind, solar pv and storage). The Team provides key legal support to projects over their entire lifetime from development over construction to operation and finally decommissioning. This role will focus on supporting the onshore business in one of our core markets  - Poland, on legal matters relating to regulatory and real estate law.

We are looking for a strongly motivated and self-confident legal counsel, capable of working alongside other members of the Legal Team and engage with other support functions to deliver a holistic and streamlined service to the onshore business in Poland. 


Your main tasks:

  • Provide legal support to our business operations in the area of renewable energy generation, with a focus on delivering commercial and solution-oriented regulatory and real estate advice across a mix of project-related, transactional and contractual work relevant to development, construction and operation of renewable assets
  • Advise business (including drafting and issuing legal opinions) on Environmental and Energy law and related other matters in connection with onshore wind, solar pv and storage projects
  • Advise the business on real estate and property contracts, including development of drafts and negotiation of related documentation 
  • Advise on permitting procedures and assist the business in managing permitting activities including relationships with authorities and stakeholders and development of drafts and templates of related applications, notices, enquiries and communications with authorities and stakeholders, contracts and agreements 
  • Provide legal advice in the phase of acquisition and/or divestment of projects, including performance of due diligence in the areas of expertise
  • Provide support (including liaising with external counsel) in related dispute resolution situations
  • Drive standardization of processes and templates 
  • Develop non-standard, customized solutions when needed to address complex project challenges
  • Manage organizational or coordination tasks incl. management of all processes related to the Team areas of responsibility and process optimization  and improvement initiatives
  • Establish and nurture effective cross-functional and cross-cultural working relationships with legal but also business colleagues in the regions of interest and the wider Group

Your powerful skills:

  • In addition to be successfully graduated in law and qualified as legal advisor in Poland, further qualification in further jurisdiction is beneficial, you have gained more than 2 years of professional experience from working in a primary law firm and/or company , preferably in the Energy Area and/or the Renewables Energy Sector


You have outstanding commercial, technical and strategic understanding as well as:

  • Flexibility and ability to work professionally and accurately under pressure
  • Proven organizational, analytical and standardization skills
  • Very good command of English is essential, capability of working in a further EU-language is beneficial
  • Good understanding of front-to-end processes and passion for continuous improvement
  • Personal drive, willingness to take initiative and high level of commitment and engagement, enjoy working in an international team including travel
  • Excellent clear communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective cross-functional working relationships, customer centrism,  consulting skills and service- solution-oriented mindset

Benefits you can rely on
We offer you the opportunity to contribute your strengths to an interdisciplinary, open-minded and motivated team and bring your ideas to life. Onboarding and development programs are offered too.

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) health services (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) social commitment (40x40) company car (40x40) good transport connection (40x40) free bridging days (40x40)

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 80401, application deadline .
Any questions? Please reach out to Sylwia Szymanska at

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters

We look forward to receiving your application!

As one of the world’s leading companies in the renewable energy space in Europe and Australia, RWE Renewables Europe & Australia is proud to be paving the way for a greener future. We’ve got over 1,400 employees, all developing and promoting renewable energies across 12 countries. They specialise in the construction of onshore wind turbines, solar plants, and battery storage systems. And they all share the desire to redefine how millions access energy.

We’re well set to hit our 50 GWh by 2030 target, and go climate neutral by 2040. That’s thanks to our community of experts currently building Europe and Australia’s largest onshore wind farms – as well as a pipeline of exciting projects across solar and PV. And the focus isn’t just on harnessing clean energy – but also the new technologies that can push our GWh ever higher.

Now, we’re looking for more people with the skills and ambition to drive the energy transition. Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia.
Your energy has impact, use it for good.

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