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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Edinburgh Office

We are recruiting for a Technical Analyst to join our Edinburgh office.This role is within the Development and Applications team, part of the wider IT function. The team of six is responsible for the implementation, integration, development and maintenance of the Firm’s applications to ensure they operate in the most efficient fashion and deliver business value. This role reports to the Systems Development Manager and will also contribute to our Smarter Working programme - the firms programme to innovate around legal service delivery with process, technology and people. Please find below...

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Stephanie.Marshall@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are recruiting for a TechOps Analyst to join our Edinburgh office. This role is within the Development and Applications team, part of the wider IT function, reporting to the Systems Development Manager.  The team of six is responsible for the implementation, integration, development and maintenance of the Firm’s applications to ensure they operate in the most efficient fashion and deliver business value. Please find below the job spec for further details.

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

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Stephanie.Marshall@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently looking for a HR/Payroll Executive to join our busy HR team.  The role will involve providing professional and operational HR support for allocated divisions within the firm as well as providing backup for a wide range of payroll duties.

Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of working in a fast paced environment on a range of HR matters including Recruitment, Employee Relations and Employee Reward.  A detailed job specification is attached.

Candidates must have or be working towards CIPD Level 5 however CIPD qualification at level 7 would...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

London Office

We are currently looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to work on a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation, including multi-party disputes and other dispute resolution mechanisms within our Commercial and International Disputes team. Experience of competition litigation, international arbitration, property and/or construction litigation, as well as corporate and contract litigation and an awareness of litigation funding would be an advantage.

This role will include a high level of client contact and requires excellent communication, client management and case...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are currently recruiting an HR/L&D Executive to join the HR team in our Edinburgh office. 

The HR/L&D Executive will provide HR and Learning and Development support to the Senior HR/L&D Executive and wider HR team. 

The successful candidate will assist in the firms recruitment processes with a focus on Summer Placement recruitment which will involve the coordination of applications, facilitation of testing and conducting interviews. They...

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are recruiting for a Credit Controller to join our Revenue Team in our Edinburgh office.

The main duties for this role are set out below:

  • To actively pursue and collect outstanding debt, working to the firm's adopted and agreed processes and procedures;
  • ...
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Carlyn.Meaney@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

London Office

We are recruiting a Paralegal to join our English Property Unit (EPU) based in our London office.

The successful candidate will provide support to the EPU, with a primary focus on English law/London office asset management work. Candidates must have a law degree/Paralegal qualification or other relevant legal qualification and/or experience. Please find below a copy of the job specification.

This is a full-time post for an intial 6 month contract.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to carole.ritchie@shepwedd....

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Carole.Ritchie@shepwedd.com