Careers - Legal Vacancies

If you are a qualified solicitor or an experienced paralegal and you are interested in joining Shepherd and Wedderburn but cannot see the opportunity that you are looking for, please feel free to contact Lucy Cochrane (Litigation or Corporate) so that we can let you know when a suitable vacancy comes up in the future. All contact will be treated with complete discretion.

Lucy Cochrane                 0131 473 5249    lucy.cochrane@shepwedd.com

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We have an opening for a Solicitor to join our Corporate Finance team in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be involved in advising on a wide range of work including private and public company acquisitions and disposals, investments and joint ventures as well as group reorganisations/restructurings and general corporate advisory work.  You will gain experience working with a range of clients, including AIM listed companies, the Scottish Investment Bank, leading food and drink companies, UK subsidiaries of overseas owned entities, family businesses,...

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Glasgow Office

We currently have a vacancy for a Paralegal based in our Glasgow Office in the Property and Infrastructure division. This division comprises of Planning, Infrastructure and Core Property teams.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge, be able to work as part of a team and have strong problem-solving skills.

If you  have the attributes described, are commercially focused and can deliver high quality legal advice and excellent client service, this is a great opportunity to become a key member of our team.  In return we offer...

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Glasgow Office

We currently have a vacancy for a Solicitor based in our Glasgow Office in the Property and Infrastructure division. This division comprises of Planning, Infrastructure and Core Property teams.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge, be able to work as part of a team, have strong problem-solving skills, and be willing to take an active role in the commercial development of the business.

If you  have the attributes described, are commercially focused and can deliver high quality legal advice and excellent client service,...

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Glasgow Office

 

We currently have a vacancy for an Associate based in our Glasgow Office in the Property and Infrastructure division. This division comprises of Planning, Infrastructure and Core Property teams.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge, be able to work as part of a team, have strong problem-solving skills, and be willing to take an active role in the commercial development of the business.

If you  have the attributes described, are commercially focused and can deliver high quality legal advice and excellent client...

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Glasgow Office

We currently have a vacancy for an Associate based in our Glasgow Office in the Property and Infrastructure division. This division comprises of Planning, Infrastructure and Core Property teams.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge, be able to work as part of a team, have strong problem-solving skills, and be willing to take an active role in the commercial development of the business.

If you  have the attributes described, are commercially focused and can deliver high quality legal advice and excellent client service,...

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Other

We currently have an opening for an experienced  Solicitor to join our Corporate Finance team in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the team and can expect to be involved in advising on a wide range of work including private and public company acquisitions and disposals, investments and joint ventures as well as group reorganisations/restructurings and general corporate advisory work.  Clients include AIM listed companies, the Scottish Investment Bank, leading food and drink companies, UK subsidiaries of overseas owned entities,...

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Other

We currently have an exciting opportunity for two experienced Solicitors to join our Commercial and International Disputes Team. One role will be based in Edinburgh and the other in London.

The successful candidates will play an active role in assisting the team with the growth and development of this active team. Acting for PLCs, international corporates and government bodies the team are involved in a wide range of disputes. We have a particular expertise in litigation funding and an interest or experience in that area would be helpful. Knowledge or experience of international...

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London Office

We are currently looking for a Property Litigator to work with us in our London office on a range of contentious commercial and residential topics for both Landlords and Tenants.

Ideally we are looking for someone who has a knowledge of black letter property law and procedure relating to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, dilapidations claims in England and advising on squatters both in terms of their rights and eviction.  In addition the position would involve providing advice on forfeiture and Rights of Light. 

Other responsibilities will...

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Edinburgh Office

As part of our strategic recruitment plan Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Banking & Finance team are looking to recruit an ambitious Newly Qualified solicitor who is enthusiastic about joining our highly rated, award winning team.  We are keen to talk to candidates with a strong combination of technical legal skills and a commitment to service delivery of the highest standards. The ideal candidate will have gained broad foundation experience in carrying out corporate banking and finance work in a commercial firm and have had exposure to advising on a good range of transactional work. ...

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Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 0 - 3 years' PQE to join our Rural Business and Renewables team (Property & Infrastructure division) in Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge, have an interest in renewables, a good grounding in conveyencing and a strong work ethic.

In addition to the technical skills, the successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, have strong problem-solving skills, and be willing to take an active role in the commercial development of the business.

If you have the...

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Aberdeen Office

Building upon the very successful launch of our new Aberdeen office and recent additions to the team in Aberdeen, we are now seeking a Partner or Senior Associate (minimum 7 years PQE) to spearhead our Private Client offering in Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and energetic lawyer with experience across a broad range of Private Client services, who has established strong client relationships and has a proven ability to develop new business. Our client base crosses many sectors and key stakeholders with whom you would work...

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Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a Solicitor/Associate with 0 - 6 years' PQE to join our Construction team (Property & Infrastructure division) in Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge within the commercial property sector to join a successful practice dealing with the construction aspects of major property developments and regeneration projects (e.g. dealing with development agreements, building contracts, bonds and guarantees and professional appointments); significant infrastructure and defence projects; and advising on energy...

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