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Legal Counsel

  • Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Job description

Position Title Legal Counsel

Company iwell - Your Partner for Sustainable Energy Solutions

Location Utrecht

About iwell

At iwell, we are committed to providing clean and affordable energy for all. We aim for cleaner air, water, and a healthier planet through a sustainable power supply. Frustrated by slow institutional progress, we've taken action to build a sustainable energy infrastructure. By using business as a force for good and integrating sustainable goals with smart battery storage solutions, we are transforming Europe’s energy landscape from centralised, fossil-fuel dependence to a local, clean, and dynamic system—one building at a time.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Legal Counsel to join our team here at iwell. This role is crucial in supporting our growing scale-up environment, ensuring all legal aspects of our operations are meticulously handled. As part of a passionate team, you will have the opportunity to shape the legal framework of a company making significant strides in renewable energy and a meaningful impact on the environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic legal advice to the management team and other departments.

  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, particularly in the renewable energy sector.

  • Manage relationships with external legal firms and consultants.

  • Oversee the company's corporate governance and ensure adherence to best practices.

  • Handle disputes and litigation matters as necessary.

  • Stay updated on relevant legal developments and advise the company on potential impacts.


  • A law degree from a reputable university.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a legal counsel role, preferably within the renewable energy or related sectors.

  • Proven experience in corporate law, contract law, and regulatory compliance.

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.

  • Fluency in Dutch and English, both written and spoken.

  • Fluent in Dutch and trained in Dutch Law 

We care

  • SAR - Share Appreciation Rights
  • 30 days yearly holiday , to rest and recharge
  • Yearly company holiday
  • Opportunities and a fund for personal development, career growth and advancement
  • Meaningful work contributing to a more sustainable future
  • Office benefits like daily fresh fruit and activities

Do you walk the talk?

To apply for the Legal Counsel position, please visit our website at For more information about iwell, what we do, why we do it and an overview of our partners visit [].

How we hire

  1. Apply. Our People team and hiring manager will review your application, and respond within 2 weeks.

  2. Screening call. If you seem like a iweller-in-the-making, we’ll invite you to a screening call so we can learn more about each other.

  3. Are you the one? You'll have two or more interviews. And if it's a highly technical role, we'll also assess the specific skills you'll need.

iwell does not support IND visa sponsorship at this point in time.

Acquisition to this vacancy is not accepted