Senior Solicitor/Associate (4-7 yrs' PQE) Clinical Defence

Location - Edinburgh

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Solicitor or Associate to join our Clinical Defence team in BTO’s Edinburgh office.

The successful candidate will join the busy Clinical Defence team reporting to Laura Donald and will take on a caseload representing clinicians in relation to clinical negligence claims in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts. In addition the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in the regulatory field and defend professionals before various regulatory bodies where concerns have been raised regarding their professional practice.

Candidates must have excellent client care skills, the ability to work in a team orientated environment, as well as independently, and have high levels of initiative and motivation. A knowledge of both Court of Session and Sheriff Court procedures is essential. This role is a good opportunity for someone wishing to develop an expertise in a fast paced and busy team. The work involves working with both Scottish and English legal professionals in an exciting field and training will be provided.

BTO offers a friendly and positive working environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.

For further information please visit the Careers page on our website:

To apply, please forward your CV to along with a covering letter and details of your salary expectation.

Closing date: Friday 18 October 2019