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Transactional Construction Lawyer NQ- 4 PQE - Edinburgh

Construction - Private Practice
Ref: 419 Date Posted: Monday 25 Oct 2021
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Exceptional opportunity for a junior transactional construction lawyer to join one of the largest specialist construction teams in the world, working with a high-ranking, award-winning international law firm, based in their offices in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Role Overview:

The firm are looking to hire a junior level lawyer with experienced of non-contentious construction- the firm are interested in speaking to candidates from NQ-5 years PQE- prior experience in construction, engineering or projects is essential for this role. 

The construction team acts for employers, funders, project companies, contractors, consultants and insurers.  Additionally, they act for major property developers in Scotland and in the UK, over half of the UK's top 50 contractors, a large number of the top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of private and public sector clients active in the construction space. The wider Construction and Engineering team act across the sectors including real estate, infrastructure and energy (nuclear, renewables, conventional and oil and gas), waste, education, transport and health.

Candidate Requirements:

  • You will have a strong background in transactional construction work- you will have the opportunity of exposure to construction, projects and energy work so experience and flexibility is an advantage.
  • Experience in transactional (non-contentious) construction law from a law firm or in-house legal team. 
  • Strong technical and communication skills. 

Candidates based in Scotland as well as lawyers looking to return or re-locate to Scotland are invited to apply. 

On Offer:

On offer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a globally-renowned construction team. 

To Apply:

If you are interested in having a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:


David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: 0131 450 7164

Glasgow: 0141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com