Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 0 - 5 years' PQE to join our Edinburgh Infrastructure team (Property & Infrastructure division). 

The role will involve working on complex and high value infrastructure projects across a number of sectors, including, healthcare, education, waste, streetlight and energy.

The workload is interesting and varied with the team advising public sector bodies, funders and the private sector on projects from their origination right through to their operation. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out due diligence on contracts required for the design, build and maintenance of projects (including contracts such as DBFM Agreements, Construction Contracts, FM Agreements, Collateral Warranties and Direct Agreements), drafting contracts in relation to variations at operational projects (including works variations) and providing advice in connection with procurement and contract interpretation.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to orla.dixon@shepwedd.com please also complete a confidential diversity questionnaire by visiting diversity questionnaire quoting reference PRG0025.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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