Senior solicitor/associate IPTC (3-6 years' PQE)

MacRoberts IPTC has an opportunity for a senior solicitor or associate to join its IP/IT/commercial team in Edinburgh.

The role

A fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and growing IP/IT/Commerical team with a strong team ethos and support culture.

The successful candidate will be involved in working on commercial contracts and information technology, information law, intellectual property and compliance matters, including, outsourcing, managed services, cloud / SaaS, e-commerce, data protection compliance, data sharing, processing and security, brand protection, copyright, domain names, and freedom of information.

The team is working with exciting and leading commercial clients nationally and internationally. The organisations that the candidate will work with range across almost all industry sectors and in size from central and local government, education, financial services, energy, food and drink, charities, media, medtech, technology, start-up to international. The type of work is broad-ranging, stimulating and often innovative. We are also members of strong international legal networks and work closely with firms across the world on joint projects.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the preparation and delivery of training to clients and in networking activities generally. We encourage active participation in our industry sector teams. Commercial awareness is essential.


Applicants should have the relevant post-qualifying experience.

In addition to being able to demonstrate relevant legal expertise, the successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, time management and a client focussed approach to all aspects of day to day tasks.

Applicants must be able to juggle a busy and varied workload, have an enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy working in a team environment. The successful candidates will be expected to work alongside other practice groups within the firm providing a collaborative approach to the provision of client service.

Applicants must also be able to demonstrate a proven ability to manage and run their day-to-day work with appropriate supervision.


Our approach to agile working allows employees a blend of working from home as well as in our office in Edinburgh with travel to our Glasgow and Dundee offices when required.

To apply or to find out more about our other vacancies please visit our recruitment portal.