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Edinburgh Office

We are currently looking for a PA to join our Construction team as part of Property and Infrasture practice group based in Edinburgh.

Reporting to the appropriate Fee Earner/s and Divisional Coordinator the successful candidate will provide effective and efficient PA and secretarial support to primary fee earner together with secretarial support to other additional fee earners where allocated

Previous experience in construction e is preferable however it is not mandatory.

This is a full-time, permanent post. To submit an application for this position and to view full...

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Marc.McRae@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a Communications and Marketing Assistant  to join the Business Developement team. 

An outstanding opportunity for an ambitious candidate to develop a highly visible, varied and valuable role within the firm. You will be an integral member of our talented MBD team, assisting with the execution of multi-channel, integrated communications and marketing campaigns and a variety of other communications and marketing initiatives.

The MBD team is integral to the strategic direction and successful implementation of the firm’s growth plans. You will have...

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Marc.McRae@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced  Solicitor to join our Glasgow Property team in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office.

The role will involve advising developers, funders and investors on real estate aspects of clean energy projects. This will include onshore and offshore windfarms, solar, hydro, energy storage and hydrogen amongst a range of others. Ideal candidates will will have a strong interest in developing their career in the clean energy section.  Previous experience of advising clients in this area is not a pre-requisite.

This is a full-...

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Vikki.VanGraan@shepwedd.com

Aberdeen Office

We are currently looking for a PA to join our Rural Property team in Aberdeen.

The role would be to provide effective and efficient PA and secretarial support to primary fee earner together with secretarial support to other additional fee earners where allocated.

Previous experience in rural property and infrastructre is preferable however it is not mandatory.

This is a full-time, permanent post. To submit an application for this position and to view full details of the role, please click ...

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Marc.McRae@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a Newly Qualified - 4 years' PQE Solicitor to join our Infrastructure team in Edinburgh. 

Main duties of the role will include dealing with the infrastructure and procurement aspects of major energy projects (e.g. dealing with Turbine Supply Agreements, Service and Maintenance Contracts, EPC Contracts, engineering contracts, bonds, guarantees and related documentation) for a wide range of energy projects including onshore and offshore wind,...

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orla.dixon@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for Document Management Assistants to join the facilities team based in Edinburgh on a temporary (6 months) basis. 

The successful candidate will assist in the delivery of the services aligned within the Document Management department throughout the firm. 

  • Record Documents on systems

  • Collect boxes and documents within the office and ensuring systems are updated before returning them to storage 

  • Processing documents for sending offsite

  • Scanning documents and electronic filing 

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Marc.McRae@shepwedd.com

Aberdeen Office

We currently have a role for a Newly Qualified – 3 years’ PQE Solicitor within our Real Estate Team based in Aberdeen. 

The role will comprise a mix of commercial real estate work including residential and commercial development, commercial and investment property acquisitions and sales, real estate finance, and commercial leasing (landlord and tenant). 

Some existing experience of property work is preferred....

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orla.dixon@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently looking for an Senior Learning & Development Executive to join our busy HR team.  The role will manage the Firm's learning and development activities and lead the Firm's graduate recruitment processes.

Candidates must have at least three years' experience in a similar role, preferably within the professional services industry.

To see the job sepcification for the role and details on how to apply please follow this link.

We welcome...

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 3 - 5 years PQE to join our English Property Unit (Property & Infrastructure division) in Glasgow.

The role will provide support to the Scottish-based team which forms part of our English Property Unit, whether assisting with English and Welsh work generated within Scotland or work referred to the team by our London office. Day-to-day work within the team is varied and includes assistance with cross-sectoral matters in which the EPU plays a key role e.g. real estate and development...

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orla.dixon@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate/Associate to join our Glasgow Property team.

The role will involve a wide range of work and will appeal to someone who enjoys problem-solving and wishes to avoid being confined to a narrow specialism. The spectrum takes in property development and regeneration work relating to industrial sites (including a number with a port/marine element), renewable energy, electricity transmission, waste,...

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orla.dixon@shepwedd.com

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