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Senior Solicitor (2-4 years PQE), Dispute Resolution - Edinburgh

Dispute Resolution - Solicitor / Senior Solicitor
Ref: 161 Date Posted: Friday 18 May 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 480 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 a Senior Solicitor for the Dispute Resolution Division in our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate will principally work alongside Alan McMillan, one of our Edinburgh DR partners, and join a market leading property litigation team.  

The successful candidate will assist in providing strategic commercial advice to a wide variety of clients on property disputes. The role will include: drafting and appearance work in litigation and arbitration, including boundary/title disputes, lease disputes and development disputes; advocacy and assistance in negotiation and mediation; instruction of counsel; and assisting in the project management of cases.

Experience in dispute resolution is essential, combined with a willingness to grasp the opportunity to grow your personal profile and that of the firm, and to assist in increasing our client base Knowledge/experience of the property sector in Scotland is an advantage. Also a willingness and enthusiasm to participate regularly in social and business networking events.

Ability to work well in a team and contribute to a collegiate environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm.


Michelle MacPherson - Your contact for this role

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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

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

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013