At Frasia Wright Associates we are currently handling a range of challenging and exciting public sector opportunities and are seeing an increase in demand for public sector specialists within the profession at all levels, throughout Scotland. So, if you are looking for a new challenge as a public sector 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:

 Senior Solicitor – Dundee 

This Public Sector organisation is currently recruiting a Senior Solicitor to join its busy in-house legal team.  You will be involved in a range of interesting work and will support senior management in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and general management of legal risk for a variety of project contracts such as supply chain, procurement, and services agreements.

To be considered for this role you should have at least 3 years’ PQE and have relevant experience in the areas stated above. (Assignment 13564)

Interim Advisory & Litigation – Edinburgh 

We are currently working on these interim positions with this public sector organisation based in Edinburgh. It is looking to recruit Solicitors for the Advisory and Legislation teams. Each of these roles are for an interim period until August 2022, with the possibility of extension. The organisation is open to the level of candidates.

You will be involved in all aspects of advisory and legislation, and act in the development and delivery of legislation, policy and public service across Scotland. To be considered for the position you will preferably have knowledge of this area of law, although candidates with legal experience and a genuine interest in this area of law will also be considered.

The team need someone who can start as soon as they have Disclosure Scotland Certificate (or ideally you will already have a Disclosure Scotland), provided you have a valid practising certificate.  (Assignment 13489)

Interim Litigation – Edinburgh

This public sector organisation is currently recruiting a Solicitor to join its Litigation Division.  This role is for a fixed term period of 6 -9 months and will involve working on a wide range of high-profile litigation work.

The role involves providing high quality and timely legal advice in connection with response to the investigation including in relation to inquiries legislation and procedure; privilege; interpretation and compliance.

Candidates from the NQ level and upwards would be considered.  (Assignment 13417)

Legal Team Manager – Edinburgh Area 

Exciting opportunity to join this in-house legal team as a Team Manger.  This role involves managing the team and providing support across all functions including commercial property, commercial contracts and governance.  You will work in collaboration with the team and external organisations on strategic projects.

To be considered for this role you should have previous management experience, as well as experience in the relevant areas of law.    Candidates with commercial litigation experience who are keen to be involved in other areas of the organisation would also be considered. (Assignment 13361)

Senior Commercial Solicitor – Edinburgh Area 

This public sector organisation is currently recruiting a Senior Solicitor to join its in-house legal team based outside of Edinburgh.  This is a varied and challenging role, you will support the team in advising on a range of legal issues including commercial property, commercial contracts and governance.

This role would suit candidates with at least 2 years’ PQE and are keen to develop their career in-house.  You should have experience of one of the relevant areas of law and an interest in working in a busy in-house role.  (Assignment 13360)

Contracts Solicitor – Glasgow 

This public sector body requires an experienced solicitor to provide support to the Contracts and Commercial Team. You will assist the Legal Services Manager in a wide range of legal services to the organisation in relation to contracts and property conveyancing.

Candidates should have at least 1 years’ PQE and ideally experience of both commercial conveyancing and contracts, although candidates with commercial property experience and a willingness to do commercial contacts work would be considered.  This role is Glasgow based and offer hybrid working.  (Assignment 13545)

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

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