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Senior Solicitor / Associate (3-8 PQE) - Property - Renewables - Edinburgh

Property - Associate / Senior Associate
Ref: 173 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Aug 2018
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices of equal size and strength across Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, 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/Associate to our property/energy team to work alongside our long-established market-leading team on renewable energy transactions. 

We have a multi-disciplinary energy team advising on renewable energy transactions in all technologies across a broad spectrum of the market.  Our team advises a range of developers, landowners and funders, and also works regularly with international and City firms as Scottish counsel.  The team works on some of the most significant renewable energy projects in Scotland. 

The candidate needs to have sufficient experience to take on and manage transactions, drawing on experience of other senior team members and also have sufficient knowledge and experience to guide and develop junior team members. 

The candidate will be expected to rise to the demands of challenging, high profile transactions, have good project management skills, and be able to work well with project teams from referral firms as well as our cross-divisional internal teams (for example our energy/regulatory, planning/consenting, environmental, construction, corporate, banking and community renewables teams).

The successful candidate will be positive and enthusiastic with an aptitude for and good experience in property renewables transactions, and a good working knowledge of the renewables industry.  The candidate will be personable and work well under pressure.  The candidate must also be willing to contribute to and be actively involved in our business development initiatives.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm. At Burness Paull we look for style, ambition, innovation, passion and focus.


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

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