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Infrastructure Projects Solicitor - Edinburgh

Legal - Legal
Ref: 5002 Date Posted: Monday 30 Mar 2020
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Two new opportunities exist for Solicitors with between 1-3 years or PQE to join the Infrastructure Projects and Concessions team which is part of the Projects Group at this global law firm. The roles could be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Leeds.

The team carries out concessions and major projects work.  Advising on contracts to establish economic and social infrastructure based concessions and major PPP projects in the UK and internationally (particularly but not only those seeking project finance), working for universities, public authorities and private sector sponsors and their funders and subcontractors. They work across a wide range of industries including student accommodation, renewable energy, healthcare, sports stadia, ports, airports and energy from waste. The team is over fifty strong in the UK, with eleven lawyers across the Scottish and Leeds offices forming part of and working closely with the wider projects team.

The successful candidate will:

  • have gained a good range of experience of infrastructure project related work during their career to date at a City firm or large regional practice – experience of student accommodation projects and public procurement will be of particular benefit although is not essential;
  • be a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues in an agile environment both in a cross-team and cross-office manner;
  • be technically strong and exercise good commercial judgment; and
  • have the interpersonal skills necessary for this client-facing role.

In return, you can expect to join a market leading, dynamic and growing specialist team who work on a cross-office and cross-group basis together to produce outstanding results for their clients.

The firm invests heavily in their employees and has a first class training and career development programme. The training reflects their position as a market leader in communications and sourcing and will assist you to develop as a specialist in the student accommodation sector with the bespoke knowledge and the ability to deliver "best in class" services.

There will be early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships particularly with a variety of universities (they are ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500 for Education: Institutions) and student accommodation providers across the United Kingdom.

A top rate salary and benefits package will also be on offer which includes bonus, pension, life assurance, private healthcare, private health insurance and a generous holiday entitlement.

To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply with your CV online.