Vacancies

We are a growing firm, currently with 28 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.

 

Private Client, Solicitor

Glasgow

The role

We are looking for a solicitor with at least 3 years PQE 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 will involve managing a portfolio of high net-worth clients in areas such as Wills, Trusts, Executries, Powers of Attorney and Guardianships. 

The candidate

The successful candidate will be someone who is comfortable with managing a variety of work and who is interested in helping our clients to achieve their aims for themselves, their families and their businesses. They must be comfortable meeting new people, networking and supporting business development and be adaptable to our unique approach to client centricity which truly puts the client at the heart of our business.

If you have the experience and attributes described, are commercially and client focused, can provide excellent technical service and deliver on time this is a great opportunity to become a key part of our team. 

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.You may already be STEP qualified, or currently studying for the STEP Diploma. If not, we can support you in working towards qualification and membership, as WJM is a Gold Employer Partner.

If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV to Gaye Simpson at recruitment@wjm.co.uk  quoting reference GPCS 9/17.

Private Client, Associate

Inverness

The role

We are now looking for an experienced Private Client Associate to join our team in Inverness, to support the continued growth of our business in the Highlands & Islands.  The role will be to manage a portfolio of high net-worth clients in areas such as Wills, Trusts, Executries, Powers of Attorney and Guardianships. 

The candidate

The successful candidate will be someone who is comfortable with managing a variety of work and who is interested in helping our clients to achieve their aims for themselves, their families and their businesses. They must be comfortable meeting new people, networking and supporting business development and be adaptable to our unique approach which truly puts the client at the heart of our business.  You may already be STEP qualified, or currently studying for it. If not, we can support you in working towards qualification and membership, as WJM is a Gold Employer Partner.

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 and is first-rate place to bring up a family. 

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 have the experience and attributes described, are commercially and client focused, can provide excellent technical service and deliver on time, then this is a great opportunity to become a key part of our team.  We offer good candidates the opportunity to have a great career in a friendly environment. We also offer competitive salary and benefits packages in accordance with experience.

Please e-mail your CV to recruitment@wjm.co.uk quoting reference PCI917.

Private Client, Executry Paralegal

Glasgow

The role

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 candidate

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.

 

Commercial Property, Associate

Inverness

The role

We are seeking an Associate to join our Commercial Property team in Inverness, to support the continued growth of our business in the Highlands & Islands.  Our team led by George MacWilliam, helps businesses buy, sell, lease and develop all types of land and buildings throughout Scotland. Your role will involve managing commercial property transactions as well as broader commercial property work including security work.

The candidate

There are clear prospects for promotion for the right applicant.

As well as having the technical experience and having worked at Associate level for 2 years + you must be able to work on your own initiative and with minimum supervision 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 involved parties.  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

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 and is first-rate place to bring up a family. 

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. 

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 GCPI 9/17.

Commercial Property, Solicitor 3 years' +

Inverness

 The role

We are seeking a Solicitor to join our Commercial Property team in Inverness, to support the continued growth of our business in the Highlands & Islands.  Our team led by George MacWilliam, helps businesses buy, sell, lease and develop all types of land and buildings throughout Scotland. Your role will involve managing commercial property transactions as well as broader commercial property work including security work.

The candidate

As well as having the technical experience and having worked at assistant level for 3 years or more, you should be capable of working on a portfolio of transactions autonomously, 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 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 and is first-rate place to bring up a family. 

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. 

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 GCPSI 9/17.