In briefLEGAL AFFAIRS 2022-62892 679 Hauts-de-seine, Île-de-France Region, France Permanent Master's degree More than 5 years
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Legal Counsel (F/M)07/04/2022
VINCI Concessions is an international player in transport infrastructure. Thanks to its integrated model, VINCI Concessions designs, finances, builds, operates and maintains more than 80 airports, motorways and rail projects in 24 countries. Committed to sharing growth with local communities, VINCI Concessions works to make mobility increasingly sustainable, efficient and innovative. In this context, VINCI Concessions is also developing in new areas, in particular e-mobility and renewable energy.
VINCI Concessions is looking for a legal counsel to join its legal department.
You will be involved in developing or acquiring, implementing and monitoring the execution of concession and other forms of public infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The lawyer will work within a multidisciplinary team dedicated to each project, involving the business development department, the structured finance department and/or the project management.
Your key tasks include:
- Legal management of public tenders and M&A transactions, including legal risk analysis, structuring and negotiation of contractual arrangements, including concession agreements, consortium agreements, shareholders’ agreements, operation and maintenance contracts, financing and security documentation), management of regulatory approval procedures (anti-trust, foreign investment control, state aid, etc.) ;
- Legal advice in relation to a portfolio of infrastructure projects in construction and operation, throughout their lifecycle, including refinancing operations and dispute management ;
- Selection and management of external legal counsel ;
- Contribution to legal knowledge management and in-house training initiatives.
- Minimum requirements:
o French Master 2 or equivalent foreign law degree, preferably in business law or public economic law, with excellent academic credentials ;
o Minimum 4 years of working experience in an in-house legal department of an internationally active company and/or with a major law firm, ideally in the area of construction, real estate, energy, financing or operation of infrastructure ;
o Fluency in spoken and written English (level C1-C2).
- Highly beneficial:
o LLM degree or similar qualification from a reputable foreign law school
o Business or public administration degree
o Fluency in French and in at least one additionial foreign language, in addition to English, particularly Spanish
Your personal qualities:
Teamwork, responsiveness, autonomy, rigor, initiative, availability and adaptability are essential qualities for this position. The position is likely to require regular international travel.
Si vous souhaitez connaitre un environnement international, en développement, évoluer au sein d'une équipe juridique à taille humaine et surtout, intégrer un groupe qui vous permettra d'évoluer, alors n'hésitez plus et envoyez nous votre candidature !
VINCI Concessions is an international market leader in airport, highway and railway mobility, committed to fostering sustained and shared growth for territories and communities. We successfully deliver the public-private partnership promise in 21* countries, building on our unique construction-concession model and a broad expertise in designing, financing, building and operating mobility facilities. Delivering a positive experience to our 2 million daily customers is the primary goal for our +20 000 employees throughout the world. VINCI Concessions brings together VINCI Airports - the world's first private airport operator, VINCI Highways – a leading road mobility operator with 3.564 km managed in 14 countries, and VINCI Railways - a pioneer in the rail concession industry.