A fantastic opportunity for a Newly Qualified Solicitor to join a leading Construction Litigation team within an independent Scottish law firm. The role is based in Edinburgh but also offers flexible working.
The team provides a full service advisory and dispute resolution service to clients from across the construction industry and is regularly involved in the most complex, high value construction disputes in Scotland. It also advises on disputes in England and Wales and Ireland.
In this role, you will work closely with the partners advising clients in both the public and private sectors including developers, contractors, consultants, insurers and funders. You will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of work including contentious claims and insurance disputes across a range of formal dispute proceedings including mediation, adjudication, litigation and arbitration.
The work is interesting, seldom straightforward and you will need to be able to understand the commercial reasons behind the legal work you will be doing. You will work closely with existing clients and be part of the continuing efforts of the team to win new clients and business.
Core tasks will involve:
The successful candidate will ideally have experience of:
They will also be able to demonstrate strong drafting skills and a genuine interest and desire to specialise in construction litigation.
To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply with your CV.