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Solicitors - M&A


Glasgow, Glasgow, GB

Facility:  Scottish Power HQ



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Solicitors - M&A 
Glasgow HQ
PQE – all levels
Permanent Full-Time Office-based (Glasgow HQ)
Competitive Salary, with car allowance, private healthcare, and annual bonus



Help us create a better future, quicker 
We are looking to recruit a number of solicitors across different disciplines to support ScottishPower’s business to deliver a record number of green energy infrastructure projects, all of which are integral to delivering the UK’s ambitious Net Zero targets. Due to an exciting period of growth, we are looking to recruit solicitors to join our legal team based in our Glasgow HQ. 


Working in our Strategic Projects and Transactions Legal team, you will be working on all corporate legal matters across the business of ScottishPower. As an integral part of the ScottishPower legal team, you will be responsible for leading, influencing and managing, under the coordination of the Head of Legal, corporate legal support in respect of mergers and acquisitions and all strategic commercial projects and transactions.


You will have the opportunity to develop and lead on the legal aspects of corporate projects (including, but not limited to, offshore wind and green hydrogen) and be a focal point and subject matter expert on mergers and acquisitions and strategic commercial projects and transactions. This role will entail regular contact and building working relationships with senior managers across the ScottishPower and wider Iberdrola business on some of the biggest projects within the ScottishPower/Iberdrola group. 


All our current vacancies within our Legal team are a great opportunity to join a friendly, dedicated, motivated and skilled team, with expert professional knowledge, where you will have the ability to progress and develop into new roles within the ScottishPower legal team.


For all opportunities we are looking for candidate’s who have experience of working in the energy sector, or an appetite to work in the energy sector. If you are a UK qualified solicitor or Advocate/Barrister, then we would love to receive an application from you.

What’s in it for you 
As well as a competitive salary, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we’ll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%. 


And at ScottishPower, we believe it’s the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family’s wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action – our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world – today and tomorrow. That’s why our benefits include:


⦁    36 days annual leave
⦁    Holiday purchase – perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
⦁    Share Incentive and Share Save Schemes
⦁    Payroll giving and charity matched funding 
⦁    Technology vouchers – spread the cost of your technology purposes
⦁    Count us in – pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change
⦁    Electric Vehicle Loan Scheme
⦁    Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
⦁    And options to purchase dental or health insurance, shopping and gym discounts, nudge financial wellbeing support, and many more


Why ScottishPower
ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we’re at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you’ll fit right in.


ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to

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Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country.  If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.



Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.

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