Senior Solicitor/Associate (4-6 PQE) | Dispute Resolution

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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 a Senior Solicitor/Associate (4-6 PQE) for the Dispute Resolution division in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. The team enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally, for its high level of quality service and advice it provides to clients.

We are looking for candidates with strong experience of broad variety of commercial litigation and of handling hearings in both Court of Session and Sheriff Court, including preparing witness statements, pleadings and instruction of expert witnesses.  Professional indemnity experience is desirable but not essential.

If you would like to discuss the roles in more detail, please contact Michelle MacPherson (

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At Burness Paull, respect and inclusion are fundamental to the way we operate.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a workplace where all our colleagues can reach their full potential.  If you want to know more click here. We are able to make reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process to make sure you are able to do your best. It can be difficult to talk about a disability or long term health condition but our Recruitment team are here to support you – please get in touch to discuss what we can do for you.

Our colleagues work flexibly in lots of different ways, please talk to us about the flexibility you’re looking for in your next role.

This job specification is written as an indication of the nature and scope of duties and responsibilities.  It is not intended as a fully descriptive or definitive list and job holders will be expected to carry out other duties assigned which are appropriate to the position.  The duties as described may be altered as necessary by the firm.

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13 July 2022
Senior Solicitor/Associate