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.

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Financial Planning Administrative Assistant - Wealth Planning

Glasgow

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Financial Planning Administrative Assistant to join our Wealth Planning team in Glasgow.    Our Wealth Planning team sit within our Private Client team and provides a specialist Wealth Planning service to clients.  In this role you will provide investment administrative support to the Wealth Planning team using our Inteliflo system to record new business and commissions, dealing with investment sales and purchases, investment reconciliation and providing valuations and custody statements for clients.  You can also expect to have daily telephone contact with investment and insurance companies/other product providers and regular telephone contact with clients.  

The Candidate

Candidates should have a good working knowledge of compliance requirements, the ability to draft investment administration correspondence and be working towards or having already achieved and FCA recognised administrative qualification.  You should have demonstrable experience and knowledge of the investment process and sound analytical skills.  You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, show initiative and have a positive, proactive attitude.

This role offers the opportunity to advance your career and develop your skills working in a busy financial planning environment working 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

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

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Inverness

We are looking for a Residential Conveyancing Paralegal to join our team in Inverness.  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 Role

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 using our online portal 

Solicitor

Glasgow

We are seeking a 3 year’s + pqe Solicitor to join our Conflict Resolution team in Glasgow.  Our team, led by Steven Docherty, acts for businesses and individuals to resolve disputes and conflicts with the aim of securing the best possible outcome for our clients.  The new member of the team will work with Steven on a wide range of Commercial Litigation work. 

The Role

The role will involve representing pursuers and defenders in the Sheriff Court as well as other forums. The work includes commercial, contractual, contentious construction and property disputes, and contentious and non-contentious insolvency.  This will be a varied role, which may include some work in the field of Employment law, so candidates should be willing to work on many different types of case at once. 

The Candidate

Candidates will have a thorough understanding of Sheriff Court and ADR procedures and a strong desire to build and develop their skills and practice in these areas. While you will be part of Steven’s team, you will be expected to undertake management of 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. 

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 a solicitor at your level.

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

WJM offers a competitive salary and benefit packages depending on the experience you will bring to the Firm.  If you are interested please apply with your CV using our online portal

Marketing Executive – Fixed term 12 months

Glasgow

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Marketing Executive to join our team in Glasgow. Your role will support the Sales & Marketing Manager in delivering a seamless service to Partners, Fee Earners and Directors of Support Services.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design, co-ordinate and assess regular email marketing campaigns.
  • Manage the marketing database and email distribution lists, including new subscriptions, operating within GDPR guidelines.
  • Develop and maximise internet presence, and report on website analytics.
  • Develop a social media strategy and grow social media impact and engagement.  
  • Assist with the bids process in relation to new tender bids and new business proposals.
  • Assist with the delivery of a series of events, from conception through to final delivery.
  • Contribute to developing marketing & PR strategies and campaigns, including the production and distribution of press releases.
  • Maintain brand standards throughout all communications, promotional materials and events

Requirements:

  • Have a marketing qualification equivalent to an honours degree or proven experience of working within a marketing department.
  • Experience of managing databases, websites and social media platforms and the delivery of operational goals.
  • Highly organised, proactive and flexible multi-tasker with excellent project management skills.
  • Able to communicate & influence effectively with Partners and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Creative and innovative and be able to effectively communicate key business messages to a diverse audience.


WJM offers the opportunity of a great career in a client focused environment.  We also offer 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 apply by uploading your CV to our online portal

Solicitor

Edinburgh

The Role

We are seeking a senior Solicitor or someone approaching that level to join our CRG team in Edinburgh.  Our team led by Andrew Wilson, acts primarily for business clients to resolve disputes and conflicts with the aim of securing the best possible outcome for our clients.  The new member of the team will work with Andrew on a wide range of Civil Litigation. Experience in employment work, contentious and advisory would be an advantage as would some knowledge of insolvency law

The role will involve representing pursuers and defenders principally in the Court of Session but with some exposure also to the Sheriff Court and Employment Tribunals. The work includes commercial disputes, contractual and property disputes, judicial reviews and public law matters. We do not undertake any legal aid work. You will be expected to undertake management of your own cases.  This will be a varied role so adaptability within different aspects of the group is essential. 

The Candidate

As well as having the technical experience you will have an excellent grasp of ADR procedures and a strong desire to develop in this area.  You should be able to work on your own initiative, be very focused on time management and operate to deadlines.  You should be able to build a rapport and communicate positively and effectively with clients, other legal representatives and other involved parties and have a good working knowledge of the Edinburgh market. 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. 

WJM offers a competitive salary and benefit packages depending on the experience you will bring to the Firm.  If you are interested please apply with your CV using our online portal

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

The 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