RESOLVA is assisting Nature Energy with the recruitment of a talented and ambitious lawyer with solid legal skills and experience with international contracts and general corporate and commercial law, to take on a role as Senior Legal Counsel, supporting Nature Energy’s European activities together with the legal team.

In this role, you will need to have 4-5 years post-graduation experience, and you will primarily be assisting with corporate and commercial law, such as contract law, general corporate law, IP law, lease and property laws, and with greenfield and brownfield projects, and you will have a desire to further develop your competencies within these disciplines.

You will be reviewing, drafting and negotiating various biomass contracts, responding to ad-hoc requests related to activities in the operational phase of the biogas plants and assisting on a broad range of European projects, including greenfield and brownfield projects and different R&D projects related to, inter alia, hydrogen and Power-to-X. You will primarily be working independently, however, in larger projects you will be working in cooperation with other members of the legal team as well as external legal counsels. In undertaking the various tasks, you will interact with a wide number of stakeholders across Nature Energy’s organisation.

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will be reporting to Legal Director, Vicki Bek, who is responsible for the legal workstreams which relate to corporate and commercial matters and projects (other than EPC projects) within the European market. Vicki’s team is based in Odense.



You will  be responsible for:

  • Advising on general corporate law, including drafting various corporate documents and ensuring corporate governance (including at project company level).
  • Drafting, negotiation and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts, such as sales and service agreements, procurement agreements, lease agreements, service level agreements and operation and maintenance agreements, supplier and joint venture agreements and other complex agreements related to third-party collaboration.
  • Assisting on a variety of greenfield and brownfield projects, including drafting and negotiating various agreements (such as collaboration and shareholders’ agreements, shares or assets purchase agreements and none-disclosure and exclusivity agreements), coordinating with external legal counsels in different jurisdictions and assisting with other project work related thereto.
  • Assisting with the designing and further developing of template agreements within the relevant legal areas.
  • Supporting on various regulatory matters.
  • Handling of disputes, typically in conjunction with external advisers.
  • Generally, providing commercially oriented legal advice to Nature Energy’s organisation in Europe, regarding various projects and contract types.



Education: You have a Danish law degree (cand.jur. or cand.merc.jur.).

Work experience: You have 4-5 years post-graduation experience from working as a lawyer in a law firm (preferably with focus on corporate and commercial law and greenfield and/or brownfield projects) and/or as inhouse corporate counsel in a larger organisation.

Contracts, commercial law, greenfield and brownfield projects: You have experience with and interest in advising within a broad range of legal areas, including general corporate law, and in negotiating and drafting a variety of commercial contracts. Furthermore, you may have experience with working on greenfield and brownfield projects (maybe related to the energy industry).

Stakeholder management: You have the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels in the organisation.

Language skills: You are fluent in English (both written and spoken). As Nature Energy has increased activities in France, proficiency in French is an advantage.



Pro-active: You are proactive with a natural inclination to take initiative and ownership of tasks and to drive a process.

Result-oriented: You are focused on delivering the best possible legal and commercial result, being mindful of the given constraints and deadlines.

Fast-pace: You have the capability of and thrive working in a high-growth, fast-paced international environment.

Responsible: You take responsibility and are capable of setting priorities and juggling multiple demands, while maintaining the overview and structure and adhering to deadlines.

Workstyle: You have ability to work independently and deliver results to commercial functions and project teams with a “hands-on” and “can-do” approach.

Collaboration: You have a team-oriented and collaborative mind-set and a strong sense of collaborative efforts and pulling as a team. Your professional approach is informal.



You will be a part of a fast growing and successful biogas company, which is acknowledged for its influence on the environment by improving sustainable utilisation of organic waste.

Nature Energy offers you the opportunity to become part of a dynamic and intense work environment and to join a strong legal team of skilled and collaborative colleagues.

You will be offered excellent personal and professional development opportunities and a competitive compensation package with various benefits.

Nature Energy has a strong pioneering spirit and a legacy of giving back to the communities in which the people live and work. Nature Energy treasures differences and believes that the best results are derived from bringing together people from diverse backgrounds. Creating a green future demands people of varied backgrounds, perspectives, and capabilities. Nature Energy is committed to creating a workplace where their people thrive, learn from one another and are inspired to be a part of the green transition and the Biogas 3.0 movement.



If you recognise the profile we are looking for in yourself and find this opportunity attractive please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation.

We will be conducting interviews as applications are received, so please send your application as soon as possible. To hear more about the position, contact Christina Balling Schmidt from RESOLVA, who is assisting Nature Energy with the recruitment process, on tel: 30103918.




Headquartered in Denmark, Nature Energy is the European market leader in the development, design, construction, and operation of large, industrialized biogas plants pioneering a sustainable future by turning waste into value. Nature Energy is experiencing a great interest and demand for climate-friendly biogas, and the company has over the years transformed itself from a traditional natural gas supplier and distribution company to a leader in green transition. Until now, Nature Energy has invested more than EUR 400M in biogas plants and today owns and operates 14 biogas plants located throughout Europe. It has a growing pipeline of new projects in Europe and North America.

Beside from building and operating biogas plants, Nature Energy is also investing intensively in research with the aim of constantly optimising the production of biomethane.

The vision of Nature Energy is to become the most successful and respected biogas company in the world – acknowledged for its positive impact on the environment. The mission is to lead innovation as well as efficient and safe operation to improve sustainable utilisation of organic waste. Apart from expanding the pipeline of biogas plants globally, Nature Energy will also enter other parts of the biogas value chain, including developing new products and investing in e-fuels, such as Power-to-X.

Today, Nature Energy employs more than 450 dedicated employees across offices in Europe and North America.