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Associate - Private Capital - Edinburgh - Glasgow

Private Capital - Associate / Senior Associate
Ref: 167 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Jun 2018
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 500 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit an Associate for the Private Capital division in our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. The successful candidate will work alongside Colin McKenzie, our Divisional Head of Private Capital and Claire Macpherson, our Private Capital Director. Both full time and part time hours (a minimum of 3 days a week) will be considered.

Working within our private client team, the successful candidate will help the team to service existing business and to develop new business.  The team has grown since March, 2017 from a presence in Aberdeen only to now include four team members in its two other offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The team has a focus on work involving high net worth clients and owner managed businesses.

We are looking for candidates with in-depth, technical expertise in a broad spectrum of private client law and preferably a full member of STEP or studying to become one. The successful candidate will also be capable of leading matters with limited supervision and provide clients with clear and concise legal advice.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm. For further details please contact Michelle Scott.

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  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

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