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Projects Associate Solicitor

  • GBP£70,000.00 - GBP£80,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

Are you an ambitious legal professional seeking a move within the exciting world of high-value construction, infrastructure and energy projects?

With the unrivalled quality of work, first-class secondment opportunities and swift career progression, this Top 25 firm is seeking ambitious Projects lawyers (2-6PQE) to join their exceptional Infrastructure and Energy team.

With over 40 Tier 1 ranked practice areas, join this international firm in their modern Edinburgh office to develop your expertise in a sector which is shaping the landscape for future generations.

The Firm

This multinational firm has an unparalleled reputation for providing exemplary service across a range of sectors. It has numerous Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings and Chambers & Partners top-ranked departments, as well as countless ranked individuals and rising stars. It is renowned for the legal talent it attracts, which is a testament to the quality of the work undertaken, the ongoing staff development and the working culture.

Despite its size, notable growth and strong profits, staff at the firm report a friendly and warm working environment and a management team who genuinely care for their employees. The firm has won numerous awards in recognition of the outstanding quality of work produced, as well as for successfully cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Employees should expect exposure to top-quality international and UK clients and to receive support from some of the premier legal talents in the UK.

Culturally, the business has a cutting-edge and innovative feel which is balanced by the friendly and collaborative nature of the office environment.

The Role

This Tier 1 Ranked team support some of the most transformational projects being undertaken in the UK and internationally. From renewable energy spanning wind, biomass and hydro to large-scale transportation networks connecting EU nation-states, you will have a hand in projects which will make a positive impact for generations to come.

Your primary role will be to advise on commercial contracts pertinent to these varied projects throughout their entire life cycle.

Clients range from national governments and public bodies to FTSE 100 companies and international household names. The size and scale of projects can vary greatly too, meaning the depth and breadth of work you will be exposed to is unlike any other position.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and progress quickly within the team, there is also ample scope for secondments with many of the prestigious clients

You will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise and take a significant and exciting step forward in your career by joining a team which truly excels on the national and international stage.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Ability to independently manage a complex and varied workload
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Is commercially aware and has a real interest in the subject matter
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Working for a Top 25 and globally renowned employer
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • Market-leading diversity networks
  • Excellent salary
  • Extensive benefits package and well-being considerations

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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