At Frasia Wright Associates we are currently handling a range of challenging and exciting construction opportunities and are seeing an increase in demand for construction specialists within the profession at all levels, throughout Scotland. So, if you are looking for a new challenge as a construction lawyer, at any level – please contact us for a confidential discussion or visit our website. A small selection of what we have to offer is featured below:

Legal & Compliance Counsel – Stirling (Assignment 14902)

We are delighted to have been instructed on this newly created role with our client, a well-established organisation within the energy sector. The Legal & Compliance team currently has a need for a Legal Counsel to join the company’s office in Stirling. You will handle a wide range of commercial contracts matters and tasks will include:

  • Reviewing and analysing business contracts.
  • Collaborating with the Compliance Manager on integration of policies.
  • Handling legal issues from disputes and litigation through to property, intellectual property, and insurance matters.

To be considered for this position, you should be a qualified solicitor at the 2-4 years PQE level and have had previous exposure to commercial contracts and construction law, preferably within an in-house environment. Hybrid working opportunities are available with an expectation of at least 2 days per week office presence. This role will open wider opportunities within the company allowing the individual to grow and develop their legal career within this area.

Transactional Construction Solicitor (Projects) – Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 12307)

This global law firm is recruiting a solicitor with a strong background in transactional construction work to join its team.  The role will focus on non-contentious work.  This team act for a wide range of clients across construction, energy, and projects sectors.

The ideal candidate will be at the 2-6 years’ PQE level with experience in infrastructure and energy related transactional (non-contentious) construction work.   Candidates with general transactional construction experience and a general interest to pursue their career in this area would be considered.  Candidates with contentious construction experience would also be considered.  A 4-day week would be considered for this position.

Construction Disputes (Contentious) – Glasgow/Edinburgh (Assignment 7433)

Our client, a leading law firm, is currently recruiting a Construction Disputes Solicitor to join its busy construction and infrastructure team, based in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. The team advise on a range of high-profile and complex construction matters. The firm are open to candidates from NQ level up to associate level and more junior lawyers with commercial litigation experience who have an interest in construction litigation will be considered as well as early 2023 qualifiers. The firm is well-established within the community, with excellent business revenue.

Senior Associate, Non-Contentious Construction – Glasgow/Edinburgh/Fully Remote  (Assignment 14570)

This global firm have an opportunity for a candidate to join its Non-Contentious Construction Team. The role will involve providing non-contentious construction advice on a range of high-profile projects across real estate development and investment, energy, transportation, and infrastructure projects. The firm is open to fully remote working for the right candidate. To be considered for this position you should have 4-10 years’ PQE and have previous experience advising on construction contracts.  Experience of UK infrastructure and real estate markets would be beneficial. This position has great prospects for Partnership.

Solicitor/Senior Solicitor (Litigation/Contentious-Construction) – Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 11987)

This leading law firm is currently recruiting a solicitor to join its Construction Team.  This role can be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow and would suit candidates with between 1 – 8 years’ PQE in this area. Ideally, you should have some construction litigation experience, however, those coming from a commercial or property litigation background will also be considered.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of work including contentious claims and insurance disputes across a range of formal dispute proceedings including mediation, adjudication, litigation, and arbitration. This is an excellent opportunity to join this firm who offers prosperous career paths.

Contentious Construction Solicitor – Edinburgh/Hybrid (Assignment 14982)

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious solicitor to join this busy firm based in central Edinburgh.  The successful candidate will be involved in managing and resolving disputes on behalf of clients in the construction sector. The position is full time with hybrid working options available.

This firm is keen to hear from candidates with at least 2 years PQE who are commercially aware and have previous disputes experience. Construction disputes experience would also be beneficial but is not essential.  If this position interests you, please get in touch with Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion.


If any of the above positions are of interest or to discuss property opportunities more generally, please get in touch with Frasia, Cameron, Teddie or Stephanie for an initial and confidential discussion.

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