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Property Solicitor


We are looking for a solicitor with property experience to join our Energy & Natural Resources team in Edinburgh.

Do you want to:

  • Help tackle climate change?
  • Help Scotland meet its renewable energy targets?
  • Join one of Scotland’s leading law firms?

The team is headed by David Bone, one of Scotland’s leading Renewable Energy lawyers. We have an enviable list of clients – developers, investors, landowners, funders, communities and planning authorities – principally working in Scotland’s renewable energy industry.

The role would suit a solicitor working in an energy role and looking to move to one of Scotland’s leading firms, or a solicitor with a commercial, domestic or rural property background and wishing to transfer into a dynamic and growing industry.

The role will include drafting and negotiating documents such as exclusivity agreements, options and leases for developers and landowners, carrying out due diligence on existing projects for investors and funders, assisting clients involved in the renewables supply-chain and generally supporting clients with their legal requirements in this fast-moving industry. Projects are predominately in the wind, hydro, solar, minerals and marine sectors but battery storage, CCS, and hydrogen projects are increasingly attracting more attention.

Training will be provided as required and our lawyers are all encouraged to play a part in the sector by attending industry events and contributing articles to our client bulletins.

Harper Macleod LLP is committed to promoting equal opportunities and developing a diverse workforce.

Let your ambitions and ours go hand in hand

At Harper Macleod you’ll be part of a collective effort that is never satisfied: celebrating the successes and inspiring one another to always improve. You want to deliver extraordinary results for your clients. We want to deliver extraordinary opportunities for you, and encourage you to make a difference.

Harper Macleod’s culture is the sum of the actions of the people who make up our business – it’s built around taking calculated risks and pushing for innovative solutions. You know the law, but you also know that there’s much more to being a lawyer than that.

You know that doing things the right way is always the best way – the right things for clients, colleagues and our communities. We will never compromise on this.

We also embrace flexibility – including when and where our people work.

We are a business that has been named Law Firm of the Year eight times and ranked in The Times Scotland Best Law Firms 2022. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, active colleague engagement, social, wellbeing, sustainability and CSR programmes and the opportunity to develop your career.

We believe the best is yet to come for Harper Macleod. If this sounds like the type of firm you’d like to be part of, maybe the best is yet to come for you?

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As one of Scotland's leading full service law firms, Harper Macleod has specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your professional and personal life. We offer a complete range of legal services for business, individuals & families, the public sector, and the modern rural economy in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

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