Solicitor/Senior Solicitor (NQ - 3 years PQE) | Banking & Funds

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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 are looking to recruit a Solicitor/Senior Solicitor (NQ – 3 PQE) for the Banking and Funds team in our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate will work alongside all of our Banking and Funds partners.

This role will involve working on a range of matters relating to Burness Paull’s market leading private funds and banking practice including:

  • Advising on private investment fund structures, involving fund structuring and formation work and issues relating to these funds during their lifetime;
  • Advising on financing transactions, including in relation to acquisition finance and real estate finance, working for a wide range of borrowers and lenders; and
  • Working across the banking and funds team to advise private investment funds on securing the provision of debt finance.

However, the most important qualities the candidate will have are the ability to learn, to work hard, to work as a team and to be willing to take responsibility.

You must be pragmatic and results-focussed, and be able to work under pressure and to tight timescales as a member of our team. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, a focus on quality and a determination to provide a first-class service.

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.

Burness Paull's aim is to be the leading independent law firm in Scotland. Click here to find out more about who we are and what makes us different.

Respect and Inclusion - 

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, including part-time and remotely, please talk to us about the flexibility you’re looking for in your next role.

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28 April 2021
Solicitor/Senior Solicitor