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:

Non-Contentious/Transactional Construction – Edinburgh/Glasgow (Assignment 15260)

This successful Scottish law firm is currently seeking a qualified solicitor to join its market-leading Construction team; the post can either be based in the firms Glasgow or Edinburgh office. The successful candidate can expect to be involved in a variety of non-contentious/transactional matters; core tasks will include advising on engineering/construction projects, project finance, sale, purchase and development transactions and property finance.

To be considered for this position you should be at the NQ-3 PQE level and have a genuine interest in this area of law and if you have experience in commercial property, this can be a retraining opportunity also. The team is keen to speak with candidates seeking a long-term career in contentious/transactional matters. The post-holder will have the opportunity to work in a creative and stimulating working environment with top-ranked lawyers. The firm also offers opportunities for career advancement.

Construction (Contentious & Non-Contentious) – Glasgow/Edinburgh (Assignment 10620)

This firm is currently recruiting a Solicitor with at least 4 years’ PQE to join its Construction and Engineering team.  This role can be based in Glasgow or Edinburgh and the ideal candidate should have non-contentious construction experience. You will advise on all aspects of non-contentious construction law and will also support the contentious side of the team.  A competitive salary and benefits package are on offer.

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 at least 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.

Associate/Senior Associate, Infrastructure, Construction & Energy (ICE Disputes) – Scotland (Assignment 15239)

We are delighted to have been instructed on this new Dispute Resolution role with our client, a full-service international law firm. The firm is currently seeking an associate/senior associate to join its leading Infrastructure, Construction & Energy Disputes team (ICE); the post can be based in either Aberdeen, Glasgow or Edinburgh.

The post-holder can expect to advise on a broad range of energy, construction and engineering disputes and will be largely involved in the team’s business development activities. To be considered for this role, you should be a qualified solicitor between 4-8 years PQE with solid experience of contentious construction (energy) and dispute resolution. Previous experience of project management is desirable however not essential. This is a full-time position and a great opportunity to work closely with a variety of different partners and associates and develop new skills within this area of law.

Litigation/Contentious Construction Solicitor – Aberdeen (Assignment 15209)

Our client, a successful, full-service Scottish Law firm, is currently recruiting a qualified solicitor to join its leading Construction and Engineering team in Aberdeen. The team provides a full dispute resolution service to clients across the construction industry and occasionally, will provide disputes advice outside of Scotland.

The role will involve advising on a range of litigation matters such as construction disputes, contentious claims, and insurance disputes. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with clients in both private and public sectors such as contractors, insurers, funders and developers. To be considered for this position, you should have at least 1 year plus PQE with prior litigation experience; good knowledge and understanding of contentious disputes would be beneficial. This is a varied and interesting role based in the heart of Aberdeen with great prospects for career development.

Construction Solicitor (Contentious & Non-Contentious) – Edinburgh (Assignment 14491)

This award-winning law firm is currently recruiting a Solicitor to join its Construction & Engineering team in Edinburgh.  The ideal candidate will be at the NQ – 3 level PQE with previous experience of contentious/non-contentious construction and engineering matters.  An early 2023 qualifier would be considered.   You will advise on all aspects of legal construction matters, from institutional and market expectations to strategic advice on procurement and contentious aspects of projects during and after the completion of a project.

This is a full-time position which will primarily be based in Edinburgh; however, the role will require working closely with the Glasgow and Belfast offices in particular as well as working with the other offices across the UK.

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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