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Real Estate (Renewable Energy) - Solicitor

£42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent benefits
Scotland Edinburgh

This Real Estate Solicitor will be in a position to become a key contributor in transforming the UK's energy landscape towards cleaner and greener sources.

If you are seeking the chance to step into a Top 200 firm and are a Real Estate Solicitor (NQ-4 PQE) with a passion for clean and renewable energy, this is an opportunity to accelerate your career and join this vibrant Edinburgh team.

The Firm

This Top 200 independent Scottish firm has continuously evolved throughout its storied history to become the innovative legal powerhouse it is recognised as today.

Recognised countless times over the years for its outstanding quality of legal advice and service the firm has grown off the back of this and seen significant growth in terms of both headcount and revenue. It has numerous Chambers & Partners, as well as Legal 500 rankings and has had great success in developing some of the most astute and knowledgeable legal talents in Scotland.

What stands out about the business, is their staff retention is incredibly high. Those who join the firm tend to stay and are rewarded with excellent progression opportunities. This retention reflects the incredibly positive environment the firm has fostered over many years; one where staff take great joy in their work, feel supported and are able to make the most of their careers.

For those looking for professional development, the Partners at the firm are an excellent store of knowledge and are known to be incredibly generous with their time. Trainees and solicitors are often found working directly alongside Partners showing there are no barriers to learning and development - it is actively encouraged.

If you are a legal professional who is keen to develop in-depth expertise in your chosen practice area and progress in your career while working in a supportive and rewarding environment, this firm is an excellent fit.

The Role

You will be working in a highly rated Legal 500 ranked Real Estate team, working on exciting and large-scale projects across all major clean energy technologies, including solar, hydro, wind, biomass and battery storage to name a few.

Your role will provide you exposure to the full range Real Estate work in relation to these key projects, such as negotiating/drafting leases and options, securities, servitudes and much more.

Working alongside renowned colleagues will be in a strong position to develop market-leading expertise in one of the fastest-growing and transformative growth sectors in the world. This is a truly exciting opportunity to join one of the leaders in the space as a solicitor with a clear progression pathway.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with experience of real estate transactions, ideally with specific renewables exposure
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a client focus and approaches problems in an effective, organised and skilled manner
  • Ability to manage complex and varied workload efficiently to the highest standard
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Joining a Top 200 law firm and award-winning employer
  • Develop expertise in a vital growth sector and become a key contributor in the evolution of the UK energy landscape towards cleaner and greener sources
  • Flexible and hybrid working embedded in the company
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality and varied work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

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