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NQ Contentious Construction Solicitor - Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Midlothian
Job Type
3 Nov 2021

A top-tier and well known Legal 500 law firm is looking for a newly qualified contentious construction lawyer to join their Property and Infrastructure Disputes practice group in their Edinburgh office.

The work of the Property and Infrastructure Disputes practice group is broad with particular focus on the energy sector. They regularly advise on matters covering infrastructure, civil engineering, utilities, waste-water, transport, oil and gas, renewables (hydro schemes, tidal, onshore and offshore wind), flood prevention schemes, commercial developments, domestic, PFI/PPP, and professional negligence. The team acts for public and private sector employers and contractors and routinely works closely with various other practice groups, including procurement, corporate, property, and dispute resolution.

The firm offers competitive salaries and operates a discretionary staff bonus scheme. Salary is commensurate with PQE experience, but will be competitive. The firm also offers a minimum of 26 days' annual leave and six days' public holiday, as well as the opportunity to buy or sell further holiday days. Among other benefits, all staff are also auto-enrolled into a private, defined-contribution pension scheme and benefit from life assurance.

If you are considering a new job in Edinburgh and this role peeks your interest, please do not hesitate to get in touch!

Key desirable skills:

  • Scottish qualified solicitor with, ideally, 4+ years PQE
  • Experience in contentious construction is ideal, but not required
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Able to provide clear, precise, and practical and commercial advice

Please apply as directed. For more information about the role, please contact Danielle for a confidential conversation.

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  • Job Reference: 413665399-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Search Consultancy
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  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent