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Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting for a Proposal Executive to join our Marketing and Business Development team. This is a full-time vacancy based in our Edinburgh office.

Candidates with previous experience working in the professional services sector or in a similar role and project management experience is desirable, as is document design experience and the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels of seniority.

Please find the full job description below.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit a current CV and...

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Morgan.Naples@shepwedd.com

Aberdeen Office

We are seeking a Solicitor with 0 - 2 years PQE to join our Rural Property team (Property & Infrastructure division) in Aberdeen. 
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge within the property and infrastructure sector to join a thriving and growing practice in the rural property and renewable sphere.

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 take an active role in the commercial development of the business....

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jane.Anderson@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

We currently have a vacancy for a Temporary Billing Assistant (1 year contract) within our Finance team as we migrate from one system to another.

The Billing Assistant will be part of a team of 5 responsible for generating client invoices accurately and in a timely manner.  You will be numerically minded and have excellent attention to detail.  Legal billing experiences is preferred but other billing experiences will be considered.  Our Finance operating system is Aderant, therefore experience of Aderant will be advantageous. Experience of transitioning from one billing system to...

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jane.Anderson@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Marketing & Business Development team for a Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager will provide strategic advice and hands-on support to the Firm's key clients, practices and sector groups. They will promote the firm-wide culture of Business Development, with the principal objectives of growing revenue and maximising the profitability of client relationships. The role will work collaboratively with Lawyers and MBD colleagues and play a pivotal role in the delivery of high quality Business Development support and...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Marketing & Business Development team for a Temporary Business Development Executive.
 
The Business Development Executive will provide a wide range of assistance to colleagues across the Business Development (BD) team, who, in turn, provide both strategic and practical BD support to the firm’s practice and sector groups.  The successful candidate will be responsible for some of the firm’s smaller sector groups, working with the relevant lead partners to plan and deliver agreed BD objectives. As part of the wider BD team, you will...

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Morgan.Naples@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

We currently have an opportunity for a Newly Qualified lawyer based in Scotland (Glasgow) to join our Media and Technology team which is part of the firm’s wider Corporate division.

Our team has a busy and diverse practice, acting for a range of UK and international clients across food and drink, technology, life sciences, financial services and other commercial sectors. Our varied services include intellectual property, ICT and technology advice, information management (privacy, data protection and freedom of information) as well as input into broader commercial and corporate...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

London Office

We are recruiting Property Litigation Solicitor (4-5yrs PQE) to join our English Property Unit, in London.

The successful candidate will be required to deal with contentious commercial and residential topics for both Landlords and Tenants. 
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge with relevant property litigation experience.  

In addition to the technical skills, the successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, have strong problem-solving and client care skills, and be willing to take an active role in...

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Vikki.VanGraan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

We currently have an opportunity for a Newly Qualified Banking & Finance lawyer based in Scotland (Edinburgh or Glasgow) within our multi-award winning Banking & Finance practice group, part of the firm’s wider Corporate division.

Our Banking & Finance team is one of the largest in Scotland with a busy and diverse practice, acting for a range of financial institutions, sponsors, corporate borrowers and other finance sector participants, covering a comprehensive range of services, including corporate lending, real estate finance, securitisation and structured finance,...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

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

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an appropriate range of legal knowledge within the property and infrastructure sector to join a thriving and growing practice in residential development.

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 take an active role in the commercial development of the business.

If you...

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jane.Anderson@shepwedd.com

Other

We currently have an opportunity for two Corporate Finance lawyers based in Scotland within our market leading (Chambers #1) Corporate Finance practice group.

Our Corporate Finance team is one of the highest profile in Scotland with a busy and diverse practice, working with leading domestic and international companies, investment banks, fund managers and private equity houses on major transactions throughout the UK and beyond. On the public company side corporate clients range from FTSE 100 blue chips to smaller AIM companies; on the private company side clients range from large...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

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