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 Carol Irvine (Property & Infrastructure or Private Client) or 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.

Carol Irvine                          0131 473 5134   carol.irvine@shepwedd.co.uk

Lucy Cochrane                   0131 473 5249    lucy.cochrane@shepwedd.co.uk

Shepherd and Wedderburn is an equal opportunities employer. As a Disability Confident Employer we offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. 

If you believe you qualify for a guaranteed interview, please complete and return this form to HR department. Click here to download the form.

Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 1 - 5 years' PQE to join our Commercial Property team 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 national developers and retailers across a whole range of development work through site acquisition, funding, letting and investment sales. This will include property management and leasing work for major clients, assisting on development sites acquisition and disposal, and being part of a wider project team...

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Edinburgh Office

We are recruiting for a Paralegal to join the house building team in our Property & Infrastructure division base din Edinburgh.

The house building team consists of paralegals and solicitors, and its primary focus is transactions for plot sales and part exchanges for a major house-building client.

The successful candidate must have relevant experience managing a caseload in a plot sales environment or in commercial/residential property.

Attributes which are essential for the role are:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a high volume...
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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 with 0 - 3 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 projects (e...

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