Solicitor, Real Estate Planning, Location flexible

Location: Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Experience: n/a

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Solicitor, Real Estate Planning, Location flexible

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.

We have an opportunity to join us to provide planning and consenting advice to our clients across a range of sectors and industries, including renewables, quarrying and housebuilding.

Key Responsibilities

The applicant will be expected to provide support primarily to our commercial property group. .  The work will include, Section 75 Agreements, planning applications and appeals and advice on a range of consenting matters (eg electricity wayleaves) as well as due diligence support for our property, corporate finance and banking teams.  Relevant sectors will include renewables (mainly onshore wind but offshore wind, hydro and solar too), housebuilding, aggregates/extractive industries and generally all sectors where planning and consenting issues arise. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly and busy commercial firm.


Applicants must have a good knowledge of planning and consenting law and practice and be able to comfortably work independently or as part of a team. In addition to excellent communication skills, applicants should have the ability to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues.  Applicants will be expected to manage a varied workload with an enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy working in a team environment.


Our approach to agile working allows employees in this role to work from home or a blend of home working. as well as in any one our modern and centrally located offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Dundee.

Hours of Work

 The position would suit part-time hours or full time should the applicant be keen to develop and grow the practice.

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