Commercial/Corporate Solicitor

Organisation
Eden Scott
Reference
SG37156
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Corporate
Job Type
Contract
Location
Inverness
Salary
Competitive
PQE
0-2 yrs
Expiry Date
21/09/2016
Fancy a change of scenery? Tired of montonous big-city living and wishing to relocate to quieter city surroundings? We could have the ideal role for you... Nestled in the Scottish Highlands, Inverness in Scotland is known as the 'High

Job Description

Fancy a change of scenery? Tired of montonous big-city living and wishing to relocate to quieter city surroundings? We could have the ideal role for you...

Nestled in the Scottish Highlands, Inverness in Scotland is known as the 'Highland Capital'. The infamous 'Loch Ness Monster' draws in tourism, enlarging the existing population of some 55,000 people, which makes it one of Scotland's smallest cities. The city itself is small, compact and easy to get around. However the city is fast growing, with the introduction of Inverness Airport and its location in the Highlands. Crowned by a pink castle and lavishly decorated with flowers, Inverness is a thriving city with a rich variety of places to visit and things to do both in the city and around. The city boasts a number of historic buildings in the Old Town that can be appreciated while browsing city shops. There is a great selection of places to eat and drink too with peaceful areas close to the city centre for relaxing and a great variety of places to stay. Inverness also offers a fantastic choice of events and festivals from traditional to modern including music festivals, golf championships and iconic Highland games on top of art, history and heritage events, making it a very enjoyable place to live and work.

Our client, one of the Highlands’ oldest and most respected legal firms, is expanding and we are looking to recruit a Commercial / Corporate lawyer who is keen to help drive the business forward and to be part of a progressive and professional team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. Our client demographic is predominantly Highland based, Small to Medium sized Enterprises, (SMEs), together with private individuals.

The ideal candidate will be approachable, client focused and willing to network, as this is a predominantly client facing role. In addition, you the ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently under pressure and be flexible to undertake a wide range of Commercial and Corporate work, including commercial conveyancing and commercial leases under minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will be expected to deliver accurate advice and will be expected to meet fair and reasonable fee earning targets. In return the firm offers a very competitive salary package, inclusive of 31 days holiday (rising with length of service), a personal pension plan and importantly a very friendly and supportive place to work.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing a transaction from inception to conclusion
  • Communicating directly with clients
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial missives
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial leases
  • Deliver monthly targets
  • Providing advice on Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Restructuring
  • Provide Corporate Administration
  • Providing advice to colleagues in our dispute resolution team
  • Working efficiently alongside our team of solicitors, paralegals and partners
  • Comply with Law Society cash room requirements
  • Maintain accurate management records

 

Essential attributes:

  • Experience of acting for Owner Managed SME Businesses including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Previous commercial leasing and conveyancing experience
  • Keen to undertake Business Development
  • Desire to achieve excellence in Client Care
  • Highly organized, flexible and well planned
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, with a genuinely positive attitude

For the right ambitious candidate, opportunities for progression are available.

 

If you believe you are the ideal candidate for this role, please get in touch with Danielle Trapp on 0141 410 1024. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence. Alternatively, send an email to danielle.trapp@edenscott.com.

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