Nordic Solar is a growing and highly successful solar PV company looking for a talented Legal Manager with practical experience and/or interest within construction law, EPC (both turn-key and individual contracts related to engineering, procurement, and construction) contracts and projects as well as operation and maintenance contracts, who wants to be part of a dynamic and fast-growing business working towards a greener future. You will join a team of ambitious and supportive lawyers who are dedicated to delivering high-end legal advice and presenting pragmatic and business-oriented solutions.

As part of the legal team at Nordic Solar, you will be working closely with Senior Legal Manager, Sanaz R. Petersen, who is responsible for legal matters related to construction and operational contracts (including EPC related contracts and projects), supporting Nordic Solar in the activities related to the construction, grid connection and operation of solar and battery projects.

In this role as Legal Manager – EPC & Operations, you will also be working closely with the EPC & Operations team. You will be focusing on drafting and negotiating EPC contracts (including contracts associated with the management and operation of solar projects), advising about all aspects of EPC contracts, including responding to ongoing questions with respect to management and interpretation of contracts, and handling claims and disputes related to construction, procurement, and operational matters.

The work will in addition to your legal skillset require practical and commercial skills as the legal managers at Nordic Solar play a key role as trusted advisors and team members in relation to all activities and projects.

You will occasionally have the opportunity to visit the solar farms around Europe, but the role does not as such involve regular travelling activities.


Nordic Solar’s legal team currently consists of 8 legal managers (with different seniority levels), a senior manager who handles corporate legal affairs, a senior compliance manager and 3 document controllers in addition to the Chief Legal Officer, Tim Gadatsch, and Legal Director Christina Andersen.

From providing legal advice to getting involved in almost every legal aspect of the solar park projects, the legal team plays a vital role in all phases of the life cycle of Nordic Solar’s solar projects. The legal team is responsible for all legal questions arising out of the acquisition, development, construction, financing, operation, and divestments of the solar farms owned by Nordic Solar. Moreover, the team handles all other legal questions arising in connection with Nordic Solar’s activities.


As Legal Manager – EPC & Operations, you will among others be handling the following tasks:

  • Working closely with the EPC and Operations team on various construction projects and contracts, including preparing, reviewing, negotiating, and drafting EPC contracts (including international construction contracts such as FIDIC based contracts), and related contracts relevant to the EPC (construction) project phase and operation of PV plants, such as EPC management contracts, operation and maintenance contracts, grid connection contracts, power purchase agreements etc.
  • Ensuring that EPC contracts are in compliance with applicable legislation and supporting on regulatory matters related to construction and operation of PV plants.
  • Providing legal support to the management and other departments in relation to legal risks, claims (including warranty claims) and disputes related to EPC activities and contracts.
  • Reviewing, negotiating, and drafting procurement contracts in relation to Nordic Solar’s purchase of equipment for the PV plants, and advising on the planning and execution of tender processes.
  • Managing stakeholders and contact with external legal advisers and consultants (engaged to assist on matters related to the EPC and operations), and relevant authorities in Denmark and abroad.
  • Preparing, updating, and improving contract templates related to the EPC and Operations contracts.


Reporting to: Director, Legal, Christina Andersen

Title: Legal Manager


Education: You have a Master of Laws (cand.jur. or cand.merc.jur.) from Denmark or another EU country and possibly also license to practice as attorney-at-law from a reputable law firm.

Legal areas: You have 1 – 5 years of experience from a law firm or in-house legal position. Preferable, you have experience with construction law, EPC projects and related contracts, and / or experience with claims and disputes with respect to construction activities.

Contracts: You have some experience with drafting, review, and management of commercial contracts, ideally construction and procurement contracts.

Industry: Ideally, you have practical experience with the energy industry, e.g. from working in a renewable energy company (solar, bio or wind), or a renewable energy or construction department of a law firm.

Language skills: You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language and experience with legal English in relation to drafting. The following languages are considered an advantage: German, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Danish or another European language.

International mindset: You have an international outlook and experience from working in an international environment.


Proactive and solution orientated: You are ambitious, proactive and solution orientated. Moreover, you have the ability to collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders and advisors, and work and thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.

Responsible: You take responsibility and ownership for the legal matters you work with, ensuring that all tasks are solved in a satisfactory and timely matter.

Structured and detail oriented: You are structured and appreciate when details are accurate, however not losing sight of the overall target or picture.

Team player: You contribute to a team with a positive and team-oriented mind-set, and you understand the value of knowledge sharing and pulling as a team.


Nordic Solar focuses on providing a sustainable workplace and is a company that is very welcoming of new employees also valuing the collegial community. Thus, the team is characterized by an informal culture and a strong team spirit where everyone supports one another, e.g., celebrating successes and arranging many social events.

The team behind Nordic Solar is very versatile both in age, nationality, educational background, and professional experience. This represents a strength both professionally and socially, while implying inclusiveness and adaptability.

Moreover, the team is composed of highly professional employees representing some of the best within their respective fields of study. Consequently, high proficiency is a prominent feature among the team. However, being specialists, the employees work according to the same shared objectives, namely, to ensure high transparency and added value in favour of Nordic Solar’s investors.

Nordic Solar gives priority to creating an interesting and motivating workplace for all employees, and it works purposefully with the company values. An intense cooperation takes place daily across departments and professional disciplines, and, as a result, focus is to a great extent on staff and organisational development.

Nordic Solar is further concerned with employee satisfaction, which is why they, among other, offer joint training, an attractive canteen scheme, the possibility of psychotherapy sessions, massage, a staff association, flexibility, work-life balance, a competitive remuneration package and the possibility of developing further in the role as the company grows and reaches its goals.


Nordic Solar is a Danish owned energy company which was established in 2010. Since its establishment, Nordic Solar has focused on building a green and sustainable solar energy company while ensuring an attractive return for shareholders at the same time. Nordic Solar develops, builds, operates, and divests industrial solar parks with a focus on Europe and is committed to creating the largest and most professional solar energy company in the Nordic region. Nordic Solar’s business is based on the ambition to produce green energy for the benefit of both companies and consumers based on a responsible and scalable business model that helps to ensure growth and potential for new investments in solar park projects.

The vision of Nordic Solar is to become the leading solar energy company in the Nordics. In the coming years, Nordic Solar has ambitions to continue its high growth rate and expects a tripling of the capacity of its solar parks in operation by the end of 2025 – a plan that requires investments of up to DKK 5 billion in the years to come.

Nordic Solar has articulated four corporate values reflecting their ways of working and serving as a compass as to how to run their business on a strategic and operational level. The corporate values are:

  • Thoroughness
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Work-life balance

Consequently, Nordic Solar aims to act as a serious and trustworthy partner in relation to their clients, collaborators, and colleagues. This encompasses transparency regarding their ways of working as well as an open and honest communication style.

Currently, Nordic Solar employes approx. 120 employees, and the organization works from offices in Hellerup, Copenhagen.

Nordic Solar relies on a linear organisational structure. However, in practice, Nordic Solar is characterised by an informal culture, opting for cross-organisational communication, making room for sharing and expressing opinions.

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If you recognise the profile we are looking for and find this opportunity attractive, please apply here and include a resume and other relevant documentation or call Christina Balling Schmidt on tel: +45 30103918, or Camilla Krogh on tel: +45 51261264 from RESOLVA to hear more about the position.



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