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Edinburgh / Glasgow Office

We are seeking a Solicitor/Associate with 4 - 10 years' PQE to join our Infrastructure team (Property & Infrastructure division) in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The successful candidate will sit in the Projects Team within the wider Infrastructure team. They will report to a Partner but will have the capability to undertake small to mid-sized projects themselves and provide the day to day interface with the client. 

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...

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Edinburgh Office

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

The main dutues 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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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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