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Renewables Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
Scotland, Edinburgh
£70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

Job Details

This firm is consistently recognised as one the best firms to work for nationally, largely because it blends high-quality work with a genuine focus on individual work satisfaction.

Are you a commercial lawyer seeking to play a pivotal role in the UK's transition to Net Zero? This Top 50 Firm is seeking a proactive and knowledgeable Associate (3+ PQE) to join their award-winning team and accelerate their renewable energy practice.

You will support the full life cycle of renewable energy projects, tackling a myriad of complex contractual matters from inception through operation and subsequent decommissioning.

  • Prestigious Clientele: You'll have the opportunity to work with iconic clients and household names, tackling intellectually stimulating legal challenges that will enhance your professional portfolio and deepen your industry expertise.
  • Exceptional Leadership: The firm has a seasoned leadership team with a proven track record of success. Their visionary guidance not only propels them forward but also sets the standard for excellence in the legal field.
  • Diverse Equity Partnership: Commitment to diversity is more than just words; it's a core value. They pride themselves on an inclusive equity partnership, fostering a vibrant and collaborative environment where every voice is valued, leading to innovative solutions for our clients.
  • Cultural Vibrancy: The firm understands that its success depends on the passion and dedication of its people. Their dynamic and engaging culture promotes a healthy work-life balance, encouraging individuals to genuinely enjoy their work, and fostering creativity and camaraderie. Join a dynamic, entrepreneurial community of like-minded legal professionals who value collaboration and enjoy a thriving social scene.
  • Open Door Policy: Collaboration is at the heart of the firm's success. The open-door policy promotes transparency and teamwork, encouraging dialogue and idea-sharing across all levels and departments.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: The practice is at the forefront of embracing technology, providing their fee earners with the latest AI innovations to work more efficiently and effectively, enhancing our ability to deliver top-notch legal services.
  • Industry-Leading Mentoring: Their commitment to mentorship and professional development is second to none, evident in the increasing number of homegrown partners within their ranks.
  • High-Quality Work: Expect to be immersed in a diverse range of high-quality legal work that will challenge and inspire you.

The Role

Working within this highly rated and Tier 1 ranked Projects team, you will engage with the full range of construction matters. With the support of an award-winning team of skilled and experienced colleagues, you will advise clients on some of the most cutting-edge, large-scale construction projects in the UK and abroad.

Projects include providing support to massive infrastructure developments and re-developments and having a hand in complex construction projects which will change the face of the UK for the next generation. Renewable power projects across wind, solar, green-hydrogen, geothermal power, biomass and more make up much of the exciting work this team undertakes.

Counted amongst the team's many notable clients are several FTSE 100 firms, as well as some of the UK's largest public bodies and numerous international clients.

The team is growing rapidly and by joining now, you will be in the position to develop market-leading expertise with a reputable team and progress quickly through the ranks of one of the most accomplished and well-regarded firm's operations today.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an experienced lawyer with at least 3 years of relevant PQE
  • Can manage a varied caseload and work with a range of clients
  • Enjoys a team environment and supporting junior colleagues in their development
  • Is commercially aware and has strong technical knowledge
  • Constantly seeks self-improvement and professional development

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to work for a rapidly growing, highly revered Top 50 firm
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development and progression opportunities
  • Award-winning culture and ingrained flexible working
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent bonus structure and benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747 for a confidential chat.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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