Corporate Associate Solicitor - 2 to 5 PQE - Edinburgh

Contract Type
Full-Time|Full-Time / Part-Time
Practice Area
Corporate, Corporate, Private Equity, Technology, Venture Capital, Life Sciences
£48000 to £60000
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Why is this role different than the 397 other corporate roles you have seen advertised over the last few months?

Job Description

Why is this role different than the 397 other corporate roles you have seen advertised over the last few months?

1. My client has had a track record of offering work/life balance to it's commercial employees for the fifteen years I've been dealing with them. They haven't suddenly started paying lip service to that due to the pandemic-related market shift.
2. My client believes in not overloading it's solicitors caseloads in the name of profit. Client care is key. They built their firm from the ground up offering exceptional client service and refuse to let this change due to market pressures.
3. There is a clear path for progression for an ambitious corporate solicitor. As a one Partner department, there is genuine scope for an up and coming associate to chart their own course, rather than it being set by the firm.
4. Your client contact will be consistent. Clients aren't held back from associates by the Partner in charge. They want you to build a network from day one.

Let's face it. Every role posted will claim the best client list, work/life balance, exceptional work quality and this one is no different. What makes it stand apart is the four reasons listed above. There's a real opportunity here for someone that will have about 10 rings to jump through in their progression plan to significantly reduce that and at a firm that won't ask them to sell their soul working 12 hours, 6 days per week.

You will still get to be involved in top tier commercial work, with work flooding in from energy companies, large commercial entities and SME's. You will be involved in some exceptional quality and high profile  M&A work alongside some commercial contracts and restructuring matters.

I market about 20 corporate roles a week at the minute, but this one genuinely is different.

If you're at your desk 65 hours a week and thinking there must be a way to retain work quality whilst not sacrificing your life balance or progression chances then give me Neil Campbell at QED Legal a call. 

This crazy, never before seen jobs market can offer you everything you want. Hopefully speak to you soon.