We are a growing firm, currently with 35 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, Dunblane and Dunfermline.

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. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us when applying for one of our vacancies.GDPR Candidate privacy notice.

NQ Solicitor, Commercial Property

Glasgow

We are seeking a Newly Qualified Solicitor to join our Commercial Property team in Glasgow.  The team led by Andy McFarlane, help businesses buy, sell, lease and develop all types of land and buildings throughout Scotland as well as in England and Wales. We have a need for a new member in the team to meet an increasing workload from existing and newly won clients. 

Your supervising partner will be Joanne Ockrim but the role will extend beyond assisting Joanne. It will principally involve work for both general commercial property teams in Glasgow (reporting to partners and associates). Initially the role will also involve providing some support to the Energy team during a period of maternity leave. 

The department is seeking to foster a culture of excellence. Team members are expected to work hard and collaboratively to achieve deadlines; provide a great service; and be technically excellent, all whilst retaining a sense of humour. General and bespoke training will be provided to develop your technical skills and your commercial awareness.

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 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 involved 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 department is minded to support individuals who want to add to their professional qualifications to make themselves and the team more marketable. Ideally candidates should be enthusiastic to develop their own and the firm‘s networks with a view to assisting in business development.   

Paralegal, Corporate

Edinburgh

We are seeking a Paralegal to join our Corporate team in Edinburgh.  Your role will involve working with our Edinburgh Corporate team as transactional support mainly on private equity investments in the technology and other sectors but also on mainstream corporate acquisitions and sales working for listed PLC’s and acquiring/selling private companies.  There will also be a small volume of company secretarial work for a number of clients linked to our Glasgow and Edinburgh Corporate teams including: drafting board and other minutes; maintaining statutory registers; making filings at Companies House; incorporating new companies; facilitating clients using our address as their registered office; registering securities at Companies House; and dealing with company secretarial enquiries and company technical input as required.

You can expect to have regular client contact and be responsible for projects with guidance and supervision.  Day to day you will draft documentation, prepare reports and spreadsheets, maintain records and produce financial and other information in a format that is helpful to clients.

You should be able to work on your own initiative on the portfolio of work and transactions, have exceptional IT and document skills (including experience with spreadsheets), be very focused on effective diarising of key events and timescales, and time management, operate to deadlines and possess strong administrative skills.  You will 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, show initiative, have a positive attitude and be proactive.

Having a paralegal qualification and or a degree with law, or willingness to study for a paralegal qualification in either or both areas will be an essential requirement to the ongoing success of this role.

If you are interested in this great opportunity please apply using our online portal and attach your CV.

Office Support/Receptionist

Glasgow

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Office Assistant/Receptionist to join our Support Services Department in Glasgow. The role will be diverse but will include:

  • Switchboard and Reception Duties
  • Opening, sorting and distributing of all post including internal mail
  • Collection of post at set times during the course of the day
  • Making deliveries/collections
  • Copying and scanning of documents
  • Messenger duties
  • Booking and coordination of meeting rooms
  • Any other duties which may from time to time be reasonably requested 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an office environment, preferably a law firm, as part of a service team.  They will be detailed and precise in their approach to completing tasks and must be able to prioritise and juggle a number of tasks at a time. PC skills, ability to access PC based information, intranet, internet and external contractor’s database also required. 

If you have the skills and experience described above and are interested in this opportunity, please apply without delay. Please apply using our online portal and attach your CV.

Solicitor, Commercial Property, 2-5 year's pqe

Glasgow

The role

We are seeking a 2-5 year pqe solicitor to join our Commercial Property team in Glasgow.  The team led by Andy McFarlane, help businesses buy, sell, lease and develop all types of land and buildings throughout Scotland as well as in England and Wales. We have a need for a new member in the team to meet an increasing workload from existing and newly won clients.  The work will principally be with the general commercial property teams in Glasgow (reporting to partners and associates).

The department is seeking to foster a culture of excellence. Team members are expected to work hard and collaboratively to achieve deadlines; provide a great service; and be technically excellent, all whilst retaining a sense of humour. General and bespoke training will be provided to develop your technical skills and your commercial awareness.

The candidate

As well as having a commercial property post qualifying experience, you should be able to work on your own initiative on the portfolio of transactions, be 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 involved 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 department is minded to support individuals who want to add to their professional qualifications to make themselves and the team more marketable. Ideally candidates should be enthusiastic to develop their own and the firm‘s networks with a view to assisting in business development.   

 

If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV and covering letter using our online portal.

Associate, Corporate

Edinburgh

The Role

We are looking for an Associate or someone approaching that level to join our Corporate team in Edinburgh.  Our team lead by Ken Long, works primarily on private equity investments in the technology sector but also on mainstream corporate acquisitions and sales, with our client base varying form Stock Exchange PLC’s and acquisitive private companies.  

The role involves taking responsibility and leading projects, building rapport and trust with our clients, contract drafting and applying the law in order to deliver an excellent service to our clients.  This is a varied role so adaptability within different aspects of the group is essential.

The Candidate

As well as having the technical experience, you should be able to work on your own initiative have exceptional IT and document skills, be very focused on time management and operate to deadlines.  You should have demonstrable experience of building rapport and communicating positively and effectively with clients.  You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, show initiative and have a positive, proactive attitude.

The Location

This is a small but busy office where everyone works as a team to support each other.  You will also be expected to participate fully in the business development activities of the Office, Group and the Firm, and will be required to show a grasp of the financial disciplines required of a solicitor at your level.

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

If you are interested in this great opportunity please apply with your CV using our online portal