Senior Solicitor/Associate, Construction & Projects - Aberdeen - Edinburgh - Glasgow

Associate / Senior Associate
Ref: 246 Date Posted: Friday 02 Aug 2019
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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 Construction & Projects division in either of our Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

We are looking for candidates with experience in:

  • Negotiation of standard form construction contracts and forms of appointment agreements.

  • Strong knowledge of transactional construction law and practice.

  • The ability work as part of an integrated team on development, finance and/or renewable energy deals advising on the construction elements.

  • Due diligence reporting on construction documents related to asset sale and purchase deals.

  • Keeping up to date at all times with changes in the law in the field.

  • Giving focussed, commercial and practical advice to clients at all times.

  • A willingness to initiate and participate in business development.

  • Experience of project work such as PPP, PFI NPD projects would be useful, but not essential for the role.

  • Likely to have 4 + years PQE, though not essential.

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



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