Senior Solicitor/Associate – Renewables (4+ years PQE)

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Senior Solicitor/Associate – Renewables (4+ years PQE)

Davidson Chalmers Stewart is a leading independent commercial law firm with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Galashiels.  The firm's underlying business rationale is to provide clients with excellent quality service which combines first rate technical legal skills with practical commercial advice.

An exciting role has arisen in Davidson Chalmers Stewart’s thriving Renewable Energy department. The team carries out high quality work for a broad mix of clients spanning local, national, and international businesses.

The position will involve supporting the partners and directors within the department (currently four in total) covering all types of renewable energy work carried out by the team.  The successful applicant will have a background in property development work.  Although not essential, experience of renewables property development would be beneficial.   The successful applicant will be able to take responsibility for running their own transactions, to identify key project risks and to address those risks in the project contracts.  The ability to understand not just the law but also to understand clients’ needs and to identify practical and commercial solutions is essential.

The team is rapidly growing and the role offers a great opportunity for the successful candidate to develop real expertise in a fast-moving and interesting sector.

Client contact and business development are actively encouraged with all team members contributing to sector marketing strategies. 

A competitive salary and attractive range of benefits are offered.  As the team is based across the country there is flexibility as to where the successful candidate will be based.

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV along with a covering letter by email, indicating your current salary and why you believe you are the best applicant for the post, to the HR Department, Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP, 12 Hope Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4DB (email:

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