Legal Counsel

  • Employer: Sunly OÜ
  • Location: Tallinn
Deadline: 09/20/2021in a dayWork start: ASAP
Full time

Do you share our interest in renewable energy and green economy? Join us and become part of the success story of a fast-growing energy company and contribute to turning the world more environmentally friendly and innovative! 


Sunly, a renewable energy and cleantech innovation company, is active in the Baltics and Poland. We develop renewable energy projects and manage a portfolio of renewable energy and electrification start-ups. 




to join our General Counsel in Sunly’s legal team


The role provides an exciting opportunity for a lawyer within a dynamic business in a growth industry


Your everyday work involves:


  • drafting, reviewing, negotiating and managing legal documents and contracts related to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy projects from project acquisition/development to negotiation of construction and financing agreements and wide range of corporate matters
  • advising on energy regulatory frameworks and the commercial impact of legislative changes (including research reports and analysis of case-law)
  • analysing regulatory and permitting matters of the renewable energy projects in the development phase
  • identifying legal risks and issues from legal analysis (including due diligence)
  • drafting, reviewing, negotiating and managing documents and contracts related to Sunly’s start-up investments
  • carrying out corporate legal and day to day business activities (e.g., drafting of minutes, PoAs, changes in the registers, assistance to the other departments in legal queries)
  • coordinating activities with external law firms
  • handling claims and legal disputes
  • monitoring legal changes related to Sunly’s daily operations


Our expectations to you:


  • passionate about renewable energy and future technologies
  • LLM/Master’s degree in law (or to be obtained in 2022 the latest)
  • at least one internship experience from a top-tier law firm in Estonia
  • excellency at legal drafting and negotiations
  • curiosity and accountability
  • proficiency in Estonian and English, both in written and spoken


You are successful if, in addition to professional competencies, you are a results-oriented team player who has a strong attention to detail. No puzzle is left unsolved for an analytical thinker like you. You enjoy working with people but can successfully complete tasks independently. 


We offer:

  • opportunity to contribute to the growth of renewable energy
  • ambitious and supportive international team with top professionals
  • remote-friendly work and office located at Pirita, Tallinn in a rapidly developing clean-tech centre with a sea view
  • interesting challenges and learning opportunities
  • fringe benefits supporting an active lifestyle and team building


Please apply on VideoCV platform by sending us your CV and a short video by 20 September 2021.