Residential property

Current opportunities

Please see details of our current vacancies below

Solicitor - Land and Rural Business

We have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor to join our leading Land and Rural Business Team.

The rural property department’s work is varied due to the nature of the client base.  It is envisaged the individual will support in all general rural matters with particular emphasis in the following areas:-

  • Handling rural purchase and sale transactions;
  • Carrying out rural security work on behalf of lending institutions;
  • Advising on crofting issues and handling croft transactions under supervision;
  • Drafting agricultural lease documentation under supervision;
  • Drafting residential lease documentation under supervision;
  • Developing a working knowledge of agricultural holdings legislation and advising thereon under supervision;
  • Dealing with NFU legal helpline cases;
  • Assisting with key client relationships and developing these where possible;
  • Assisting with the supervision and development of the teams trainees, interns and work experience students as and when required.

Candidates will possess a desire to actively contribute to the development of our successful and forward-thinking team.

This position would be suitable for a Solicitor with at least one year’s post-qualification experience in the sector. Applications from candidates with more experience will also be considered.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to Recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

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Solicitor/Senior Solicitor - Planning/Dispute Resolution

We have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor or Senior Solicitor to join our expanding Planning team. 

Our planning team is based within dispute resolution, but deal with contentious and non-contentious planning.  Applications from candidates with experience in both property litigation and planning/environmental law would be an advantage, as the successful candidate will be expected to work in both areas.  Other relevant experience will also be considered.

Candidates with 1-3 years’ PQE are likely to meet the requirements for this role, but applications from other candidates will be considered. This is a full-time position but consideration will also be given to part time and flexible working.

Candidates will possess a desire to actively contribute to the development of our successful and forward-thinking team.  They will be confident in working independently and running their own caseload, but also be willing and able to work with other members of the team on larger or more complex cases.  They will contribute to the financial success of the team and the firm by meeting agreed targets.  Candidates will be expected to have experience of contributing to business development and marketing strategies.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to Recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

 

Senior Solicitor/Associate - Corporate

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Associate or Senior Solicitor to join our established Corporate team. The role could be in either our Edinburgh, Glasgow or Perth offices. 

The successful candidate will become involved in a varied range of work including dealing with commercial company setup, M&A and restructuring as well as commercial contract and other commercial legal work. There is opportunity for the candidate to build their career in corporate and commercial law acting for a range of clients from large companies to SMEs and to gain exposure to corporate work for clients of the firm’s market-leading sectors including energy and land and rural business.

This role requires a highly motivated, collaborative and commercially minded team player with excellent technical skills and a strong client focussed approach. The ideal candidate will be very personable and have a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, demonstrating a strong positive, proactive attitude. Communication and presentation skills must be strong.

The successful candidate will contribute to the financial success of the team and the Firm by meeting agreed targets.  Candidates will also be expected to have experience of contributing to business development and marketing strategies.

 

Applications are invited from candidates with at least 3 years’ PQE. This is a full time position but consideration will be given to part time and blended working.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to Recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

 

Senior Solicitor/Associate - Energy & Strategic Land

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Solicitor or Associate experienced in conveyancing and qualified in England and Wales to join our established and ambitious Energy and Strategic Land team due to an increase in cross-border English property and infrastructure projects and client expansion.

The role could be in any of our Scottish offices in Edinburgh/Glasgow/Perth or based remotely in England or Wales for the right candidate.  We are open to part time and agile working arrangements.

The Energy and Strategic Land Team

This team has an excellent track record in project managing a range of legal and other professional skills required to deliver large energy, infrastructure and strategic land projects often co-ordinating our colleagues and external inputs on planning, construction, environment, regulatory issues, rural and crofting tenure, corporate M&A support, banking and finance, and including various sector driven commercial and trading contracts relating to such developments. 

Our culture of cross team and cross skill working with clients in partnership and of affording client contact and responsibility at all levels of experience makes this a rewarding environment to join.

Opportunities to develop other sector related skills and to experience secondment posts arise regularly for suitable candidates.

The team deals with development and acquisition of energy projects onshore and offshore to over 1GW through to promotion and development of strategic mixed use land developments up to around 5000 units.

Personal specification

The successful candidates will carry out commercial property and related work on English property transactions and projects in an efficient, responsive and accurate manner to further develop the firm’s energy and strategic land practice, whilst meeting the expectations of the client at all times.

Previous experience in energy or strategic land is preferred but not essential where candidates have a proven background in rural and commercial property and leasing transactions in England and Wales.  Experience of land referencing and assembly experience and infrastructure easements and options are an advantage. 

This role requires a highly motivated, pro-active and commercially minded individual with excellent technical skills and a strong client focussed approach. You will be ambitious and a confident team player with the ability to lead transactions at an appropriate level and to plan, manage a high and varied workload and supervise junior members of the team.  Candidates will be expected to have experience of contributing to business development and marketing strategies.

 

We welcome applications from candidates with at least 2 years’ post qualifying English property experience in addition to supervisory experience. The successful candidate does not need to be Scots qualified however this is something that the firm would be supportive of developing for the right candidate.  

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

 

Paralegal - Residential Property - Morningside, Edinburgh

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join our established Residential Property team in Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will manage the residential conveyancing process from start to finish for clients and will be able to manage their own case load. You will have a sound understanding of all conveyancing work including sales, purchases, transfers of titles, remortgages, and discharges.

This role requires a highly motivated, collaborative and commercially minded team player with excellent technical skills and a strong client focussed approach. The ideal candidate will be very personable and have a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, demonstrating a strong positive, proactive attitude.  Interpersonal skills must be strong.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

 

 

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