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 so that we can let you know when a suitable vacancy comes up in the future. All contact will be treated with complete discretion.

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Glasgow Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Restructuring and Business Advisory team for a restructuring and insolvency lawyer based in Glasgow with c. 3-5 years PQE.

Our Restructuring and Business Advisory team is one of the leaders in the market.  We advise companies and all classes of stakeholders on the full spectrum of issues that arise in corporate restructuring, insolvency and turnaround matters and pride our self on our responsive, commercial approach.

The Role

The role is to join our Restructuring and...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Executive Diversity & Inclusion based within our HR Team. This is a permanent role which will be based in our Edinburgh office. Candidates must have the following experience: 

  • A minimum of three years working wholly or mainly in a diversity and inclusion focussed role, preferably in the professional services sector
  • Exposure to working with a busy team and dealing with conflicting priorities;
  • Ability to use your own initiative to resolve problems;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

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Kelly.Wade@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

We are currently recruiting for a Tax Compliance Assistant based within our PTE division. This is a permanent role which can be based in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. Candidates must have previous experience of preparing and submitting tax returns for individuals, trusts, charities and estates.  Please find the job description below....

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Kelly.Wade@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opening for a Junior Financial Analyst within the firm's Finance Department.

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jane.Anderson@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have two opportunities within our Property and Infrastructure Disputes practice group for Newly Qualified Contentious Construction lawyers based in Edinburgh.

The roles are to join our Contentious Construction teams located within the firm’s PID group, which is part of the firm’s wider Commercial Disputes and Regulation division. 

The team has a busy and broad practice with a particular focus on the energy sector, and regularly advises on the following areas: infrastructure, civil engineering, utilities, waste-water, transport, oil...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant (Legal Cashier) to join our Cashiering Team within our Cashroom. This is a permanent role based in our Edinburgh office. Candidates must have previous experience within a legal finance cashiering team or within another professional services organisation.  Please find the job description below.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit a current CV and covering letter explaining your interest in the role to Carlyn Meaney (carlyn.meaney@shepwedd.com). Please note...

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opening for an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Assistant in the firm’s AML Team within the Finance Department.

The main duties of this role include:

  • Ensure the firm’s ongoing compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.
  • Monitor funds received into the firm’s client account.
  • Report unusual activity to the firm’s MLRO.
  • Deal with client and matter management on the firm’s practice management system as required.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by your line manager.

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com