Up to 55000.00 per annum + Not disclosed

Job description:

Do you like being busy, looking for more client contact, career progression and varied workload where every day is different? Are you working in projects currently or seeking a change away from banking, corporate construction or commercial property?

This opportunity allows the successful individual to broaden their legal experience and will involve liaising and working closely with a range of departments from across the firm to help fulfil the client objectives. You will also be exposed to clients, so it is essential you possess strong client engagement skills to enable you to understand their commercial position, advise and manage their expectations.

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a leading global legal firm, is looking for a qualified solicitor to join their Projects team in Edinburgh. The individual will provide professional advice for a variety of project finance transactions and engage with a range of stakeholders and funders.

The role includes a strong element of project management and will primarily focus on the commercial aspects of primary and secondary projects but will also involve providing elements of corporate, financial services, banking, construction, commercial, regulatory and general transactional advice.

Core responsibilities:

  • Experience of working with team on energy, transport and infrastructure transactions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Capable of working effectively within a large team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Technically outstanding and commercially focused
  • Advising on primary and secondary projects for both sponsors and funders
  • Sectors covered include Education, Health, Energy, Transport and general Infrastructure
  • Ability to demonstrate a desire to be involved in the on-going development of the practice

Core requirements:

  • Scottish Qualified Solicitor 0-4 years PQE
  • Good knowledge of the law and technical requirements relating to commercial issues and wide range of commercial contracts
  • Experience of working within Projects, Banking, Corporate or Commercial Property
  • Good knowledge of the law relating to data protection

Core skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the business
  • Proven skills in making business and legal decisions
  • Ability to carry out complex research and apply this to business specific requirements
  • Strong team leader
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work and that of others


  • Excellent salary
  • Generous benefits
  • Modern offices

Job reference: 10256

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.


Application Details

Closing date:

Johanna Strachan
0131 718 4600

Reference No: BBBH10256

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