Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices of equal size and strength across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.
We are looking to recruit an Associate (4 - 6 years PQE) for the Construction & Projects Division in our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate will work as part of the 10 strong contentious construction team headed up by Fenella Mason.
Candidates should have general knowledge of law and practice within the field of construction and projects, reflecting their level of qualification.
The role will involve providing advice in connection with contentious projects and construction matters as well as assisting more senior members of the team.
You will also take the lead in drafting and presenting adjudications, and have experience in drafting pleadings, and presenting cases.
You must have a passion for contentious construction, be pragmatic and results focused, while working under pressure. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, willingness to learn, excellent written and oral communication skills, and who are determined to provide a first-class service.
Ability to work in a close-knit team and a strong work ethic is also essential.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm.
If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the button below, or get in touch for an informal chat:
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