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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London Office

We have a vacancy for a Real Estate/Energy Lawyer based in our London office. This role will give exposure to mainstream property transactions but also the property aspects of off-shore energy transactions. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

• Investment work, acting for high net worth individuals, property companies and funds
• Development work, including site promotion agreements, site assembly and development agreements, forward funding and forward sale agreements
• Real estate finance, acting primarily for lenders and familiarity with...

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Vikki.VanGraan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Property and Infrastructure Disputes practice group for a Contentious Construction lawyer based in Edinburgh.

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

The team’s construction disputes expertise is vast and includes the following areas: infrastructure, civil engineering, utilities, waste-water, transport, energy, renewables, flood prevention schemes, commercial, domestic, PFI/PPP, and professional...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a Part Time Court Runner to join our Corporate Disputes and Regulations team in the Edinburgh office.   The working hours for the role will be 9 am to 3 pm  Monday to Friday.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at A-C or equivalent as well as excellent organisational skills.  Experience of working in a similar role is desirable.

For a full listing of duties and responsibilities please download the Job Description attached below.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 0 - 2 years' PQE to join our Glasgow Property team (Property & Infrastructure division).

The role will primarily involve progressing a high volume of property transactions for a large energy client, including leasing, servitudes, purchases and sales, all within a small, dedicated and supportive team. The chance to assist on large, complex, real estate projects will also be available.

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...

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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our English Property Unit, part of the firm’s Property & Infrastructure division, for a Solicitor based in our Edinburgh office. The Edinburgh team specialises in corporate occupier, property finance, development and investment work, with a strong focus on the City of London.   Please find below the job spec for further details.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter to rachael.gaughan@shepwedd.com – please also complete a...

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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

Our Corporate Finance division is looking for two motivated, commercially astute and ambitious individuals to join their practice. The CF division, winner of the Law awards “Corporate team of the year 2019” acts for a wide range of public and private companies and public sector organisations in sectors such as technology, fintech, energy, education and food & drink.

The bulk of the work is transactional, with a heavy emphasis on private equity, M&A and joint ventures often with an international flavour.  The team works closely with colleagues in the separate banking,...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a IT Support Assistant to join our IT team. This is a full-time vacancy based in our Edinburgh office. 

Candidates must have strong technical support capability covering Windows 10, MS Office, Active Directory, MS Exchange and iOS configuration.  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 Rachael Gaughan (rachael.gaughan@shepwedd.com). Please note that we can only...

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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 0 - 5 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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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com