We are a growing firm, currently with 27 Partners, specialising in the areas of private client, commercial property, corporate, commercial dispute resolution, renewable energy, healthcare, telecoms and family businesses. 

We have offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Dunblane.

We take recruitment of our people very seriously focusing on both technical skills and other attributes that indicate the potential for long term mutually beneficial work relationships and career development. We offer stability and quality of work as well as opportunities for progression and partnership. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Paraplanner

Glasgow

The Role

We are seeking an experience Paraplanner to join our team.  In this role you will research financial products, draft investments reports, and provide support to the Wealth Planners.  The role requires a person with strong literacy and numeracy skills plus an up-to-date awareness and knowledge of the regulatory and legislation changes associated with the financial services sector.

The Candidate

You will have the Diploma in Financial Planning and be keen to continue with your professional development. You must also have a strong working knowledge of the financial services tools; Adviser Office, fund platforms and risk profilers.   It would also be helpful to have worked previously in a professional fee-based environment.

This is a service-focused and busy wealth planning environment where everyone works as a together so teamwork and attitude is imperative.

If you have the skills and experience described above and are interested in this opportunity, please apply by clicking on the following link https://wjm.breathehr.com/v/5cP5c2Tq4o0pESRJlsiAjA

 

NQ Solicitor

Inverness

The role

We are seeking a Newly Qualified Solicitor to join our Commercial Property team in Inverness.  Our team led by George MacWilliam, help businesses buy, sell, lease and develop all types of land and buildings throughout the Highlands and Islands. We have a need for a new member to our team to meet an increasing workload from existing and newly won clients.  Our team thrive on being technically excellent, achieving deadlines and providing a great service, all whilst retaining a sense of humour.

Primarily working with George and Paul Adams, your role will involve managing commercial property transactions, purchasing, sale, lease and security work.

The candidate

As well as having a commercial property seat as a Trainee, you should be able to work on your own initiative on the portfolio of transactions, be very focused on time management and operate to deadlines.  You should be able to build rapport and communicate positively and effectively with clients, other legal representatives and other revolved parties.    You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, show initiative, have a positive attitude and be proactive. 

The location

Inverness was recently cited as being the fastest growing city in Europe and the happiest place to live in Scotland. It has a strong, growing, vibrant and diverse economy. As the Highland capital, Inverness is located in a very scenic part of Scotland and presents excellent opportunities for an active lifestyle. It has good transport links with the rest of the UK.

If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV  to Gaye Simpson at recruitment@wjm.co.uk quoting reference ICPNQ/18.

Executry Paralegal

Glasgow

The Candidate

We are seeking an experienced Executry Paralegal to join our Private Client team in Glasgow.  Our team led by Ian Macdonald offers a range of services including tax advice, wealth planning, wills & executry and residential conveyancing.

The Role

Your role will include administering executry estates and trusts, drafting confirmation and IHT forms, executry accounts and general financial administration. You will be able to develop client relationships and will have responsibility for your own caseload in conjunction with the partners and senior solicitors in the team.  As well as having a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an executry paralegal and being a technical expert in your field you must be committed to providing an excellent level of service to clients, show initiative, have a positive attitude and be proactive.

This role offers the opportunity to advance your career, develop your skills, and to work with a great team in a friendly, supportive and client focused environment.  

WJM offers a competitive salary and benefit packages depending on the experience you will bring to the Firm.  If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV to Gaye Simpson at recruitment@wjm.co.uk quoting reference GPC 9/17.

Residential Conveyancing, Paralegal

Glasgow

The Role

We are looking for a Residential Conveyancing Paralegal to join our team in Glasgow.  The role is working with our residential property team within our Private Client Group.  The group provide a range of services including tax advice, wealth planning, wills & executry and residential conveyancing.

The Candidate

Your role will involve dealing with a high volume of residential conveyancing transactions, maintaining client relationships and general administration.  As well as having a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a residential conveyancing paralegal and being a technical expert in your field you must be committed to providing an excellent level of service to clients, show initiative, have a positive attitude and be proactive.

This role offers the opportunity to advance your career, develop your skills, and to work with a great team in a friendly, supportive and client focused environment. 

WJM offers a competitive salary and benefit packages depending on the experience you will bring to the Firm.  If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV to Gaye Simpson at recruitment@wjm.co.uk quoting reference GRC 11/17.

 

Family Law, Associate

Glasgow

Our Role

We are seeking a Glasgow based Associate to join our Family Law team who sit within our Conflict Resolution team. Our Family Law team is highly regarded in the industry with an excellent roster of clients including family business clients. Tom Quail helps families of all shapes and sizes to navigate through separation, including civil partnerships and divorce.  The new member of the team will work with Tom on a wide range of Family Law work.

The Candidate

 As well as having the technical experience and having worked at Associate level for 2 or more years you should be capable of managing your own case load and therefore you should be able to work on your own initiative, be very focused on time management and comfortable in operating to deadlines.  You should be able to build rapport and communicate positively and effectively with clients, other legal representatives and other involved parties.  You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, have a positive attitude and be proactive.  The role will consist of the need to manage a portfolio of work and assist the partner on more complex work. 

WJM’s Family Law client base has expanded significantly over the past few years and continues to grow.  A willingness and ability to help build the business is essential. You will be expected to contribute to business development by bringing new ideas, attending networking groups, conferences and other events to help build both yours and the firm’s profile to that of a strong Family Law practice.

You will also be expected to participate fully in the business development activities of the team and the Firm, and will be required to show a grasp of the financial disciplines required of an Associate.

Ongoing training will be provided to ensure continued development and expertise.

WJM offers good candidates the opportunity of a great career in a medium sized, client focused environment.  We also offer competitive salary and benefit packages according to the experience you will bring to the Firm.  If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV to Gaye Simpson at recruitment@wjm.co.uk quoting reference GLCRG11/17