Solicitor, Renewables, Edinburgh, 0-4 years PQE

Location: Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Experience: n/a

Closing Date: 31 October 2022

Solicitor, Renewables, Edinburgh, 0-4 years PQE

MacRoberts continues to develop and grow as a dynamic, modern Scottish law firm, serving businesses and private individuals, with strong leadership and operational excellence. We are a firm which is collegiate and are set apart from our competitors by our quality of service, industry knowledge, legal expertise and the ability to deliver innovative solutions for our clients.

We are committed to providing the highest-quality service to our clients. We achieve this through recruiting and developing high-calibre, talented individuals throughout the firm. We recognise that our staff are vital to continuing the success and growth of our business.

MacRoberts is a law firm where you can really make your mark. Let us be part of your success.

This is a Renewable Energy Role, reporting to Nick Jones, but also occasionally supporting members of the general commercial Real Estate team.

The successful candidate will be exposed to a range of energy-related real estate work, including negotiating options, leases, servitudes and securities and reviewing title.  This is a busy team, and there will be contact with clients and their other advisors on a day to day basis. 


Experience Required

Applicants should have a good knowledge of real estate law and practice and ideally some familiarity with the energy sector.  The applicant should be pro-active and be comfortable working either singly or as part of a team. 


Essential Skills and Qualifications

A willingness to learn about and experience the energy sector is vital.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate a confident approach together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  The ability to juggle a full and varied workload is required, along with an enthusiastic approach to work and an ability to think commercially.



 Our approach to hybrid working allows employees a blend of working from home as well as in our office in Edinburgh.


Hours of Work

Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm, with a one-hour break for lunch.


How to apply

 Please apply via our recruitment portal


Our Benefits: 

  • An inclusive working environment. We know our employees want a suitable work-life balance according to their different personal circumstances so we support them to achieve this wherever we can - whether it is working from home, working different hours or in an alternative way.
  • A range of benefits.  This includes areas such as pensions & life assurance, health and wellbeing, generous annual leave, holiday purchase plan and enhanced sick pay and family friendly pay.
  • Discretionary pay awards based on performance. We reward success appropriately and assess individual performance against our core values and annual and long-term financial and non-financial objectives.

Any job offers made are subject to successful pre-employment checks, including those from Disclosure Scotland.

MacRoberts LLP is an equal opportunities employer.  This means that we aim to ensure that no applicants nor employees are treated less favourably on the grounds of religion or belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, colour, nationality, or ethnic origin, or are disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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