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Current opportunities

At Gillespie Macandrew it is our people who define our business, our reputation, our competitive advantage, and ultimately our long term success.

Please find details of our current opportunities below:

Senior Solicitor/Associate - Corporate

We are currently recruiting a senior solicitor or associate to join our growing team. We undertake work in diverse sectors and there is potential for the successful candidate to specialise in one of the following areas:

Projects: We can offer an English or Scottish qualified lawyer the opportunity to support the corporate aspects of the firm’s larger projects, including in particular energy and land and infrastructure projects. You will have experience of working on larger corporate projects. Experience in the energy sector would be an advantage but is not essential. You must have excellent project management and organisational skills and demonstrate commitment to delivering the high standard of service our clients expect.

Entrepreneurial business: We can offer an English or Scottish qualified lawyer who can demonstrate experience in M&A and equity investments the opportunity to work with the firm’s client-base of early stage and high growth companies and to take a key role in the development of the firm’s profile in this area. Experience of employee share schemes, intellectual property, commercial contracts, IT and/or data protection will all be an advantage for this role.

Rural and third sector: We can offer a Scottish qualified lawyer a combined role undertaking corporate transactions for Scottish estates and agricultural and property development businesses as well as supporting our growing client base in the third sector. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the issues specific to corporate transactions involving clients in these sectors or be committed to working with us to develop their skills in this field.

What you can expect from us

We will support you with your personal development through a combination of training, mentoring and feedback so that you have every opportunity to fulfil your potential. In this way we believe we can attract, retain and grow the very best and most talented professionals.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join an award-winning, Legal 500-ranked team and to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered as well as the opportunity to work from a city centre location in either Edinburgh or Glasgow. 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

If you are interested in applying, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation:https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/

Please note that all applicants’ information will be held by the Firm for the purpose in which it was collected. All applications will be deleted following a period of six months, unless applicants request otherwise.

Cashroom Assistant - Finance - Edinburgh

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for a Cashroom Assistant to join our Finance team in the Edinburgh office.  The successful candidate will provide high quality administrative support, assisting the department in meeting and exceeding service delivery expectations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities will include:  

  • Operating in compliance with all relevant regulations including The Law Society of Scotland and Anti Money Laundering
  • Maintaining firm and client accounts
  • Processing CHAPS & BACS transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting with month end procedures
  • Daily banking routines and balancing
  • Purchase ledger invoice inputting into Envision
  • Ensuring that the service needs of the Firm are delivered efficiently and effectively

Person Specification

The role requires a highly motivated and proactive team player with the ability to effectively plan and manage a high and varied workload whilst meeting targets/productivity levels. The successful candidate will be expected to have strong Microsoft Excel and numeracy skills.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have experience in a similar finance related role.

A SOLAS Qualification would be desirable but is not essential. Gillespie Macandrew would support the successful candidate through a professional qualification if required and will provide full training.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ Please note that all applicants’ information will be held by the Firm for the purpose in which it was collected. All applications will be deleted following a period of six months, unless applicants request otherwise.

 

Solicitor/Senior Solicitor - Commercial Property

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor/Senior Solicitor to join our established Commercial Property team. The role could be in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office. 

The successful candidate will have a broad range of property experience with relevant transactional experience and a sound understanding of the structure and principal elements of investment and development acquisitions, commercial leasing and real estate finance transactions.

This role requires a highly motivated, collaborative and commercially minded team player with excellent technical skills and a strong client focussed approach. The ideal candidate will be very personable and have a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, demonstrating a strong positive, proactive attitude. Communication and presentation skills must be strong.

You will have at least 2 to 4 years’ PQE. Applications from more experienced candidates may also be considered.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

Please note that all applicants’ information will be held by the Firm for the purpose in which it was collected. All applications will be deleted following a period of six months, unless applicants request otherwise.

Professional Support Lawyer - Edinburgh

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Professional Support Lawyer to join our growing and award winning Firm.  Working alongside a variety of teams and key personnel the role of the PSL will be to provide legal expertise and know how along with day to day support on legal matters including:-

  • Technical legal research and evaluation;
  • Knowledge-based marketing initiatives;
  • Design and maintenance of the Firm’s Styles bank;
  • Design and maintenance of internal case management systems;
  • Procurement and use of the legal library;
  • Training internally/externally on all of the above in order to improve the overall quality of the Firm’s legal services in line with the Strategic Plan’s aspirations to be acknowledged as the best at what we do, the best place to work, and to grow profitably.

Skills/experience

The successful applicant will:

  • possess excellent technical skills relevant to the firm’s areas of practice, along with the confidence and ability to lead projects and programmes at an appropriate level;
  • will be proactive and a self-starter, as well as an excellent team player with the ability to train and motivate others where appropriate;
  • have the ability to effectively plan, prioritise and manage a high and varied workload;
  • have excellent client relationship and communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to build and maintain collaborative and professional working relationships.

 

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to: recruitment@gillespiemacandrew.co.uk

 

Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

Please see the following link if you wish to view our privacy notice in line with 2018 GDPR legislation: https://www.gillespiemacandrew.co.uk/privacy-notice/ 

Please note that all applicants’ information will be held by the Firm for the purpose in which it was collected. All applications will be deleted following a period of six months, unless applicants request otherwise.

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