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Real Estate Associate Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
Scotland, Edinburgh
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Real Estate
Newly Qualified, 1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Join a prestigious Top 100 International Firm and support them in growing their Commercial Real Estate team as an Associate in their central Edinburgh office.

Exciting Caseload | Flexible Working | Engaging Caseload | Career Progression | Full or Part Time

The Firm

Having an international reach, this full-service firm is highly regarded for its breadth and depth of legal expertise. Regardless of whether the client is a FTSE 100 company, small family business or individual, the firm aims to build long-term trusted relationships built on a foundation of expertise and integrity.

Despite being a Top 100 firm globally the business maintains an excellent working culture which insiders report is supportive and friendly. Partners are generous with their time and there is a sense of everyone genuinely pulling together to achieve shared goals.

Unlike many who manage the quality and range of work undertaken by this firm, there are ingrained flexible work practices and an emphasis is placed on ensuring staff can work in a way that best suits them. Moreover, there is excellent support in place to encourage employees to pursue their areas of interest and specialism, meaning staff can direct their own careers resulting in increased fulfilment at work.

It boasts numerous Legal 500 and Chambers Tier rankings as well as many individuals who have gained individual recognition for their legal expertise and client management.

If you are seeking a reputable firm with flexibility, strong remuneration and most importantly where you will feel like a valued member of a team, this could be the firm for you.

The Role

In this high-performing Real Estate team you will be engaged in some of the highest-quality work in the country. Working closely with Partners, the team are supportive and collaborative. It is an environment where you can flourish and quickly develop your skills and progress in your career.

The team are heavily involved in both Scottish and English real estate transactions, and you will focus on the full spectrum of matters including negotiating contracts and the sale/purchase/lease of commercial property.

You will work alongside colleagues across the country in this varied role, and will therefore be able to benefit from their collective and individual experience. Real Estate as a practice area has been recognised by the Legal 500 through its prestigious Tier ranking system and is deemed to be one of the best in Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a high calibre of work and you will be in a strong position to develop market-leading expertise in Real Estate and take a real step forward in your career.

The Ideal Candidate

    Is a qualified solicitor with Commercial Real Estate experienceComfortable in a transactional environmentDual qualification is an added bonusIs motivated and driven to develop professionallyHas strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues alikeHave a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

    An opportunity to join a prestigious team at a Top 100 firmExposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value workFirst-rate career development opportunitiesFlexible working practices are culturally engrainedCompetitive salaryExcellent benefits package

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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