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Property Litigation Associate

  • GBP£58,000.00 - GBP£67,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

Gain exposure to an unprecedented range of high-quality property litigation work in this highly regarded team.

Join this leading Scottish firm as an Associate in their modern Edinburgh office and take a decisive step forward in your career.

The Role

This property litigation team are one of the best in Scotland, where solicitors seeking an engaging role will find the range and quality of work to be fulfilling.

Working across the spectrum of property litigation matters, your caseload will include landlord-tenant issues, complex property disputes, title issues, servitudes, dilapidation claims and much more. Further, you can gain exposure to construction litigation should you wish to expand your practice. Your clients are also varied, ranging from high-net-worth individuals to large corporations, public bodies, developers, utility providers, SMEs and commercial landlords.

Advising these clients on all property dispute matters, you will gain exposure to forums including the Court of Session, Sherrif Court, The Land Tribunal and Land Court as well as engaging in alternative dispute resolution processes.

This Legal 500 Tier-ranked team are collaborative and works closely with colleagues from across the firm. You will be encouraged to develop professionally and provided ongoing training to ensure you are well equipt to meet your personal career goals.

The Firm

A full-service Scottish firm that is regarded as one of the finest stores of legal prowess across the whole of the UK and beyond. Due to the quality of their expertise, this is often the go-to firm in Scotland for international clients and they are currently undertaking work in over 100 jurisdictions globally.

With tremendous recognition received from both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories, this firm plays a central role in nurturing the best legal talent in Scotland. This consistent excellence is clear as many individuals are named in the L500 Hall of Fame and there are many up-and-coming lawyers touted in Next Gen Partners and Rising Stars.

Work spans every sector imaginable, with some core areas of strength being finance, renewables, real estate, private wealth and planning. Clients are attracted by the breadth and depth of expertise and are of a diverse nature, ranging from global corporate behemoths to HNW individuals.

Benefits and remuneration are amongst the best in Scotland, with quality work being well balanced by a cooperative, friendly culture and positive work-life balance.

Working alongside supportive talented colleagues, joining this firm will put you in an excellent position to continually develop your legal skills and progress your career with a leading legal institution.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an experienced construction lawyer with at least 4 years of relevant PQE
  • Is technically strong with up-to-date legal knowledge
  • Can manage a varied caseload and work with a range of clients
  • Has excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with colleagues and clients alike
  • Is commercially aware and knowledgeable about the current construction law landscape

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to work for a prominent Scottish firm
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development and progression opportunities
  • Ingrained flexible working
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent bonus structure and benefits package

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, apply now for immediate consideration.

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Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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