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BRODIES RECRUITMENT COURAGE, CHARACTER, CARE, COLLEGIATE, COLLABORATIVE

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction
measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last two years, the firm's
revenue has grown by 20%, and we have added nearly 100 new colleagues. Today, we have
more than 700 people working from our bases in Aberdeen, Dingwall, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
We combine colleagues' expertise in all business areas, to deliver Enlightened Thinking – new
knowledge and new legal possibilities – uniquely suited to our Scottish, UK and international
clients.
JOB TITLE
Associate / Senior Associate (5+ years PQE) – Real Estate, Land and Rural Business
Based in Edinburgh or the Highlands (providing support to teams in both locations) REPORTING TO

Karren Smith, Partner JOB PURPOSE
We have an opportunity for an Associate to join the Real Estate practice as part of a team that works for
some of the largest commercial estates in rural Scotland; a wide range of rural businesses including
agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry; renewable sector clients; utilities; commercial investors and
developers; industry stakeholders; public sector bodies and funders.

The Land and Rural Business sector is a vibrant and exciting part of the Scottish economy that is
constantly changing and requires solicitors that can adapt to clients’ needs and expectations.

As part of our busy team, the role holder will be client facing involved in building and maintaining client
relationships on an ongoing basis and taking full responsibility for transactional work going forward.

An interest in business development, networking and having an eager, pro-active and ambitious attitude
is encouraged.

The Land and Rural Business team and the wider Real Estate practice at Brodies are top ranked by the
independent legal directories Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

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CORE TASKS
The role holder will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of work as follows: - • Drafting, negotiating, and implementing acquisition/sale missives for a variety of transaction types • Assisting with negotiation and implementation of development/option agreements • General property management for various types of clients and properties • Leasing, including agricultural holdings • Crofting • Commercial and non-commercial development relating to large estates (including small- and large-

scale renewables projects and residential developments) • Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Previous experience (minimum 5 years) working in the rural sector is essential • Interest and enthusiasm for the rural sector and wider real estate industry • Takes a pragmatic, pro-active and commercial approach to transactions • Excellent attention to detail with strong written and oral communication skills • Takes responsibility for their own transactions and advice • Ability to deal with competing priorities and meet deadlines • Works to understand the practice area's key clients, the industry they operate in and the challenges
they face • Provides client advice that is well presented and tailored to client needs • Committed to highest level of client care and service – always go the extra mile for clients • Enthusiasm for developing and bringing on others and able to delegate appropriately • Keen to actively participate in business development and development of client relationships SKILLS

• Self-motivated and driven • Prepared, organised and able to prioritise • Commercial and Profit Focus • Conduct and communication skills • Leading and developing self and others

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To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to -******* quoting reference BR984.
Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment. We value the skills,

experience and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver
top class legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may
use your personal information.

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BRODIES RECRUITMENT COURAGE, CHARACTER, CARE, COLLEGIATE, COLLABORATIVE

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction
measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last two years, the firm's
revenue has grown by 20%, and we have added nearly 100 new colleagues. Today, we have
more than 700 people working from our bases in Aberdeen, Dingwall, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
We combine colleagues' expertise in all business areas, to deliver Enlightened Thinking – new
knowledge and new legal possibilities – uniquely suited to our Scottish, UK and international
clients.
JOB TITLE
Associate / Senior Associate (5+ years PQE) – Real Estate, Land and Rural Business
Based in Edinburgh or the Highlands (providing support to teams in both locations) REPORTING TO

Karren Smith, Partner JOB PURPOSE
We have an opportunity for an Associate to join the Real Estate practice as part of a team that works for
some of the largest commercial estates in rural Scotland; a wide range of rural businesses including
agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry; renewable sector clients; utilities; commercial investors and
developers; industry stakeholders; public sector bodies and funders.

The Land and Rural Business sector is a vibrant and exciting part of the Scottish economy that is
constantly changing and requires solicitors that can adapt to clients’ needs and expectations.

As part of our busy team, the role holder will be client facing involved in building and maintaining client
relationships on an ongoing basis and taking full responsibility for transactional work going forward.

An interest in business development, networking and having an eager, pro-active and ambitious attitude
is encouraged.

The Land and Rural Business team and the wider Real Estate practice at Brodies are top ranked by the
independent legal directories Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

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CORE TASKS
The role holder will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of work as follows: - • Drafting, negotiating, and implementing acquisition/sale missives for a variety of transaction types • Assisting with negotiation and implementation of development/option agreements • General property management for various types of clients and properties • Leasing, including agricultural holdings • Crofting • Commercial and non-commercial development relating to large estates (including small- and large-

scale renewables projects and residential developments) • Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Previous experience (minimum 5 years) working in the rural sector is essential • Interest and enthusiasm for the rural sector and wider real estate industry • Takes a pragmatic, pro-active and commercial approach to transactions • Excellent attention to detail with strong written and oral communication skills • Takes responsibility for their own transactions and advice • Ability to deal with competing priorities and meet deadlines • Works to understand the practice area's key clients, the industry they operate in and the challenges
they face • Provides client advice that is well presented and tailored to client needs • Committed to highest level of client care and service – always go the extra mile for clients • Enthusiasm for developing and bringing on others and able to delegate appropriately • Keen to actively participate in business development and development of client relationships SKILLS

• Self-motivated and driven • Prepared, organised and able to prioritise • Commercial and Profit Focus • Conduct and communication skills • Leading and developing self and others

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To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to -******* quoting reference BR984.
Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment. We value the skills,

experience and perspective that a diverse and representative workforce offers us in terms of our ability to deliver
top class legal services to our clients.

Please go to brodies.com/privacy-notice/if-you-are-a-job-applicant to understand in greater detail how we may
use your personal information.

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