Associate solicitor, Private Client/Residential Conveyancing

We are a growing firm, currently with 36 Partners, specialising in the areas of private client, commercial property, corporate, commercial dispute resolution, renewable energy, healthcare, telecoms and family businesses. We have offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Dunblane and Dunfermline.

We are looking for an Associate to join our Private Client team in Dunblane. Our team offers a range of services including tax advice, wealth planning, wills & executry and residential conveyancing.

Ideally you will have experience in both residential conveyancing and wider private client advice but candidates who have experience largely in only one of these areas will be considered. Depending on experience, the role will involve managing a portfolio of high net-worth clients in areas such as wills, trusts, executries and powers of attorney as well as dealing with residential sale and purchase transactions and other conveyancing requirements.

The successful candidate will be capable of managing their own case load and therefore you should be able to work on your own initiative, be very focused on time management and comfortable in operating to deadlines. You should be able to build rapport and communicate positively and effectively with clients, other legal representatives and other involved parties. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, have a positive attitude and be proactive. The role will consist of the need to manage a portfolio of work and assist the partner on more complex work.

If you have the experience and attributes described, are commercially and client focused, can provide excellent technical service and deliver on time this is a great opportunity to become a key part of our team. You will also be expected to participate fully in the business development activities of the team and the Firm, and will be required to show a grasp of the financial disciplines required of an Associate. Ongoing training will be provided to ensure continued development and expertise.

This role offers the opportunity to advance your career, develop your skills, and to work with a great team in a friendly, supportive and client focused environment. You may already be STEP qualified, or currently studying for the STEP Diploma. If not, we can support you in working towards qualification and membership, as WJM is a Gold Employer Partner.

If you are interested in this great opportunity please send your CV to Sadie Harris at quoting reference DAS 8/21