One of the premier legal brands operating in the UK, this Legal 500, Top 25 firm is seeking a talented Real Estate Associate (5 PQE) to join their Energy & Infrastructure team in their lively Edinburgh office.

For solicitors looking to work for a market leader with exposure to exciting large-scale projects , an excellent benefits package and a supportive working environment , this is an opportunity to step into a senior position with top progression potential at a prestigious firm .

The Firm

This multinational firm has an unparalleled reputation for providing exemplary service across a range of sectors. It has numerous Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings and Chambers & Partners top-ranked departments, as well as countless ranked individuals and rising stars. It is renowned for the legal talent it attracts, which is a testament to both the quality of the work, the ongoing staff development and the working culture.

Despite its size, notable growth and strong profits, staff at the firm report a friendly and warm working environment and a management team who genuinely care for their workers. The firm has won numerous awards in recognition of the outstanding quality of the work produced, as well as for successfully cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Employees should expect exposure to top-quality international clients, as well as some of the foremost UK businesses and organisations and to receive support from some of the premier legal talents in the UK.

Culturally, the business has a cutting-edge and innovative feel which is balanced by the friendly and collaborative nature of the office environment.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise in Energy & Infrastructure Property and take a tangible step forward in your career, this is an unparalleled opportunity to do so.

The Role

Working within one of the most experienced and prestigious Energy & Infrastructure teams in the UK, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support some of the most exciting and large-scale property work in the legal sector.

Supporting the UK’s transition to green energy you will work on a variety of commercial property matters relating to onshore/offshore wind farm developments, solar farms, hydro schemes, nuclear projects and land acquisition for next-gen power production. Projects vary in size and scale and as a result, you will gain unparalleled exposure to different clients and work, making for a varied and fulfilling role with huge development potential.

The team is consistently recognised as one of the most expert in the country, and you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business, whilst also taking on a central position with excellent career progression opportunities.

The successful candidate will be in a strong position to develop a market-leading expertise in Real Estate, with a specific focus on one of the most prescient and high-growth sectors in the UK.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has strong commercial property experience, preferably relating to energy and infrastructure
  • Commercially astute and enthusiastic about their work
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with large clients, and develop business
  • Has a proactive and value-additive mindset
  • What’s on offer

  • An opportunity to join an international firm with an esteemed global reputation
  • Highest quality work in rewarding sectors
  • Ongoing career development opportunities
  • Senior role with the ability to take on leadership responsibilities
  • Market leading salary
  • Excellent bonus scheme and benefits package
  • If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

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