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Rural Associate Solicitor

  • GBP£52,000.00 - GBP£64,000.00
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent

This independent Scottish firm is seeking a skilful Associate to join their highly-regarded Legal 500 ranked Rural Property team in Glasgow.

This position is suitable for a solicitor (4+ PQE) with rural or commercial property experience who is seeking to specialise in an engaging agriculture caseload.

Join a friendly team who can support you in progressing your career and developing an in-depth knowledge of rural property and estate management.

What will you be doing?

This friendly team is known in the market for providing first-rate legal expertise and is recommended by the Legal 500 for their rural property work.

You will have the opportunity to manage a varied and fulfilling caseload, with working spanning rural property, agricultural tenancies, crofting law and exciting renewable energy developments.

Much of the work will be on supporting the purchases, lease and sale of property as well as complex estate management issues.

You will be in a strong position to manage your own clients, develop fruitful networks of clients and work towards recognition as a key lawyer in the sector. Progression within the firm is actively encouraged and you will feel supported to achieve your professional development and career goals.

For a rural solicitor looking to take their next step with a growing firm, or a commercial property solicitor who is passionate about exploring the agricultural niche, this is a first-rate opportunity to enter a leading firm.

What are you like?

  • Qualified solicitor with 4+ PQE in rural or commercial property
  • You will be an enthusiastic individual with a commercial focus
  • You will be able to manage a varied caseload effectively
  • Communicate well with colleagues and clients alike
  • Strong relationship development skills

What is the firm like?

Consistently recognised for its innovative and forward-looking approach this leading Scottish firm is known for going above and beyond to invest in its people. This is a firm that will empower you to become the best version of yourself, develop new skills and make definitive steps forward in your career.

They have been recognised for developing industry-leading expertise across a range of practice areas, and have received numerous Legal 500 and Chambers and Partner rankings. Further to this, the quality of the work and legal talent at the firm has resulted in many of the lawyers gaining individual recognition within their chosen areas of expertise.

You will be given responsibility from day one and progression is actively encouraged from the top down. This, alongside the ambitious growth plans of the firm, means you can expect a clear and fast-track progression pathway.

As a full-service and independent law firm, the business is one of only a handful in Scotland to cater to such a broad range of clients. From local families and high net-worth individuals all the way up to global conglomerates, you will gain exposure to the holistic spectrum of clientele and work.

Last but not least, this firm has an award-winning culture and has been voted one of the best firms to work for in the UK.

What's in it for you?

  • Join a market-leading Scottish firm
  • Benefit from a positive working environment and culture
  • Diversity in clientele and workload
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Flexible/Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • Favourable benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0753 4709 666 for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

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