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  • Position
  • Location
  • Closing Date
  • Solicitor
  • Edinburgh
  • 30/06/2021

Discipline

Commercial Litigation

Details:

Solicitor (0-4 years PQE) - Commercial Litigation
Location – Edinburgh
Full time position

An opportunity has arisen for a litigation lawyer to join BTO’s Commercial Litigation team in our Edinburgh office.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and expanding department which handles a broad range of commercial, property, corporate and insolvency disputes.

A sound understanding of the litigation process, excellent client relationship skills and the ability to work adaptably as part of a team are essential for this role.

If you are hardworking, motivated to learn and a supportive team player, we would like to hear from you.

How to Apply (please click on links)

Closing date is Wednesday 30 June 2021.

  • Solicitor / Associate
  • Helensburgh
  • 30/06/2021

Discipline

Private Client/Residential Property

Details:

Solicitor/Associate (5+ years PQE) – Private Client/Residential Property
Location – Helensburgh

We have an excellent opportunity for 5 years plus qualified solicitor/associate for our busy Helensburgh office to assume a varied and interesting portfolio on the retiral of the current resident partner.

The candidate must have strong private client and residential property knowledge with excellent client handling skills and be keen to participate in business development in the local area and beyond.

The Helensburgh office is integrated and is able to offer clients access to the specialist expertise within our Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, with modern systems and practices at the disposal of the successful candidate, who will be part of a larger team across all offices.

How to Apply (please click on links)

Closing date is Friday 30 June 2021

  • Solicitor
  • Glasgow
  • 25/06/2021

Discipline

Corporate

Details:

Solicitor (0-3 yrs PQE) - Corporate
Location - Glasgow

We have an exciting opportunity for a junior solicitor to join BTO’s Corporate team in Glasgow.

The role will support the Corporate team with a broad case load in corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, commercial contracts, corporate governance, and shareholder investment agreements.

Candidates must have knowledge of general corporate law with experience of drafting transactions. High levels of initiative, motivation and commercial acumen are essential, together with well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with clients and other team members.

How to Apply (please click on links)

Closing date for applications is 25 June 2021

  • Solicitor
  • Edinburgh
  • 25/06/2021

Discipline

IP, Technology and Data Protection

Details:

Solicitor (3+ years PQE) – IP, Technology and Data Protection
Location: Edinburgh

This is a challenging and interesting position in a busy team led by an Accredited Specialist in Data Protection Law for someone with 3 years post qualifying experience. The successful candidate will support the Edinburgh based team advising on intellectual property law, data protection law, technology and reputational matters, providing advice, both non-contentious and contentious, for a range of commercial, third sector and public sector bodies and individuals.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy team and enjoy a varied workload. Identity, reputation, original thought and artistic creativity (particularly in the dynamic Scottish creative industries sector) are all within the team’s remit. This will involve working with minimal supervision and conducting court, trademark tribunal and First Tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber)(Information Rights) hearings.

You will be expected to participate in business development including seminar presentations and ultimately you will build your own case load over time.

A sound understanding of the law, excellent client relationship skills and the ability to work adaptably as part of a team are essential for this role.

If you are hardworking, motivated to learn and a supportive team player, we would like to hear from you.

How to Apply (please click on links)

Closing date is Friday 25 June 2021.

  • Associate
  • Glasgow
  • 25/06/2021

Details:

The Role

We are a strong department working on some of the most high profile Property and Professional Liability disputes in the country.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team as an Associate, handling a mixture of casualty and recovery property cases. There will also be some opportunities to work on professional liability cases.

The successful candidate will assist a partner on a series of multi-million pound property disputes arising from: product liability claims; fires; negligent acts; breach of contract; and policy disputes. Additionally, the candidate will have their own caseload of files.

Candidates must have an excellent knowledge and experience of cases relevant to the role and be familiar with managing the day to day aspects of cases within the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.

Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) experience would be an advantage.

Candidates suited to the role will have:
- good interpersonal skills and initiative;
- an ability to translate complex legal arguments;
- experience of devising effective strategies for clients;
- experience of running a case load of files and working with counsel and experts;
- an ability to work within a team and with junior members of the team; and
- an appetite for networking and business development.

The position is for an Associate (4-8 years PQE). There is a competitive salary, pension contributions and agile working.

The majority of the team are based in Glasgow but there are possibilities to work within our Edinburgh office as well.

The Department

We act on behalf of leading insurers and which provide the bulk of our instructions. We also receive instructions directly from commercial organisations and private clients.

We have a diverse portfolio of commercial disputes within the team arising from: property damage; product liability; professional negligence; construction contracts; the construction of insurance policies; and multi-jurisdictional disputes.

We act in both litigated and pre litigated cases on behalf of both pursuers and defenders. We regularly appear in the Commercial Court.

We use Alternative Dispute Resolution where possible and two of the partners in the team are accredited mediators. One of the partners is a senior solicitor advocate within the team. We actively seek to use solicitor advocates within the cases where appropriate. One of the partners is triple qualified (Scotland, England and Northern Ireland).

How to Apply (please click on links)

Closing date is Friday 25 June 2021

 

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