Commercial Solicitor (Wholesale and Corporate)

Contract Type
Practice Area
Glasgow or Perth
Circa £35,000 + annual bonus
This role is in the Wholesale and Corporate Legal Team which supports a wide variety of businesses including Thermal and Renewable Generation, Oil and Gas, Energy Portfolio Management and Business Energy.

Job Description

This role is a great opportunity to develop your legal and commercial skills in this sector.

Your Skills and Experience

A qualified solicitor with up to 3 years PQE, you will be required to provide proactive and pragmatic legal advice on a range of legal, commercial and operational issues and ensure legal risks are understood and managed.  You should have the ability to work on your own and within a team. Strong negotiation, drafting, communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

Knowledge of the energy industry would be advantageous but is not essential. As periodic travel between our offices throughout the UK is expected, a full UK driving licence is desirable

Our Company

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Great share plans
  • Group Pension Plan
  • One day paid volunteering
  • Tailored internal development opportunities

Closing date for applications is: Friday 14 September 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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