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BRODIES RECRUITMENT COURAGE, CHARACTER, CARE, COLLEGIATE, COLLABORATIVE

Brodies LLP is the largest law firm headquartered in Scotland measured by income, directory

rankings, and lawyer numbers. With more than 700 people working across Aberdeen, Dingwall,

Edinburgh, and Glasgow, we combine the individual expertise of our colleagues, from all areas

of our business, so that we can deliver Enlightened Thinking - new knowledge and new legal

possibilities that are uniquely suited to each of our clients in Scotland, the UK and

internationally.
JOB TITLE Senior Solicitor / Associate (4+ years PQE) – Personal and Family, Wills Executry Based in Glasgow REPORTING TO

Angela McCulloch, Partner JOB PURPOSE
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Solicitor / Associate to join our successful
Personal and Family practice area. The role will involve working closely with experts across the teams,
which are currently top ranked within Private Client and Family Law in Chambers and Partners.

As one of Scotland’s largest teams of private client specialists, we have the experience, knowledge,
strength and depth to provide the private client advice our clients need to achieve their objectives. As
part of the team, you will be involved in providing ongoing private client advice to a wide range of private
clients and institutional clients. In addition to advising on wills, powers of attorney, executry
administration and trust administration, you can expect to be involved in advising clients on a wide range
of complex matters including trust and executry disputes, estate planning for high net worth clients and
providing advice to institutional clients on trust and executry matters. Our experienced team act for a
range of clients, including individuals, trustees, executors, and institutions; from all over Scotland, the UK
and beyond. You will be able to draw on the expertise of specialists from across our firm where
necessary.

Our Personal team work in close collaboration with our family, tax, corporate, litigation and real estate
teams to deliver a complete service to our clients. You will also play a key role in the growth of the
business by building and maintaining effective client relationships and maintaining an active focus on
business development.

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CORE TASKS
You will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of work as follows: • Advising on wills and powers of attorney. • Trust and executry administration. • Estate planning including the setting up of trusts and other entities. • Assisting with clients’ tax planning advice. • Providing advice to high net worth clients. • Involvement in adults with incapacity cases. • Preparing reports for institutional clients. • Supervising solicitors, paralegals and trainees within the team. • Delivering training to solicitors, paralegals and trainees within the team. • Exposure to the practice area's business development activities. • Active involvement in building the business through proactive business development activities linked

to the practice area's strategic plan. • Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
• 4+ years post qualified experience is essential. • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for private client work. • Experience of dealing with complex and challenging issues. • Able to demonstrate a solution driven approach when challenges arise. • Ability to understand clients’ needs and tailor and present advice appropriately. • A strong desire to understand the practice area’s key clients, their requirements and the challenges

they face. • Committed to highest level of client care and service. • Committed to taking personal responsibility to learn on the job and keep knowledge up to date. • Self-motivated team player with a genuine interest in and commitment to supervising the work of and
sharing knowledge with less qualified colleagues. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner, • Teamkpelosy reees, ppoontesnibtiialilt ye mfoprl omyeaen oarg jionbg aopwplnic wanot rrkelcoeaidve es nlessusr ifnagv oquuraabliltey taret aatmll teimnt.e Ws.e 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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SKILLS
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to adapt style as appropriate

when dealing with colleagues and clients. • Strong analytical skills. • Sound legal knowledge. • Sound commercial awareness. • Proven track record in and commitment to business development. • Excellent client relationship management skills with a strong commitment to first class service
delivery. • Ability to work efficiently and deliver to deadlines whilst managing multiple tasks and competing
priorities. • Excellent attention to detail.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering
letter to -******* quoting reference BR917.

Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,

employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. 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. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,

employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. 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 the largest law firm headquartered in Scotland measured by income, directory

rankings, and lawyer numbers. With more than 700 people working across Aberdeen, Dingwall,

Edinburgh, and Glasgow, we combine the individual expertise of our colleagues, from all areas

of our business, so that we can deliver Enlightened Thinking - new knowledge and new legal

possibilities that are uniquely suited to each of our clients in Scotland, the UK and

internationally.
JOB TITLE Senior Solicitor / Associate (4+ years PQE) – Personal and Family, Wills Executry Based in Glasgow REPORTING TO

Angela McCulloch, Partner JOB PURPOSE
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Solicitor / Associate to join our successful
Personal and Family practice area. The role will involve working closely with experts across the teams,
which are currently top ranked within Private Client and Family Law in Chambers and Partners.

As one of Scotland’s largest teams of private client specialists, we have the experience, knowledge,
strength and depth to provide the private client advice our clients need to achieve their objectives. As
part of the team, you will be involved in providing ongoing private client advice to a wide range of private
clients and institutional clients. In addition to advising on wills, powers of attorney, executry
administration and trust administration, you can expect to be involved in advising clients on a wide range
of complex matters including trust and executry disputes, estate planning for high net worth clients and
providing advice to institutional clients on trust and executry matters. Our experienced team act for a
range of clients, including individuals, trustees, executors, and institutions; from all over Scotland, the UK
and beyond. You will be able to draw on the expertise of specialists from across our firm where
necessary.

Our Personal team work in close collaboration with our family, tax, corporate, litigation and real estate
teams to deliver a complete service to our clients. You will also play a key role in the growth of the
business by building and maintaining effective client relationships and maintaining an active focus on
business development.

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CORE TASKS
You will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of work as follows: • Advising on wills and powers of attorney. • Trust and executry administration. • Estate planning including the setting up of trusts and other entities. • Assisting with clients’ tax planning advice. • Providing advice to high net worth clients. • Involvement in adults with incapacity cases. • Preparing reports for institutional clients. • Supervising solicitors, paralegals and trainees within the team. • Delivering training to solicitors, paralegals and trainees within the team. • Exposure to the practice area's business development activities. • Active involvement in building the business through proactive business development activities linked

to the practice area's strategic plan. • Be aware of Brodies’ information security policies, and protect information assets from unauthorised
access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference at all times.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
• 4+ years post qualified experience is essential. • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for private client work. • Experience of dealing with complex and challenging issues. • Able to demonstrate a solution driven approach when challenges arise. • Ability to understand clients’ needs and tailor and present advice appropriately. • A strong desire to understand the practice area’s key clients, their requirements and the challenges

they face. • Committed to highest level of client care and service. • Committed to taking personal responsibility to learn on the job and keep knowledge up to date. • Self-motivated team player with a genuine interest in and commitment to supervising the work of and
sharing knowledge with less qualified colleagues. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner, • Teamkpelosy reees, ppoontesnibtiialilt ye mfoprl omyeaen oarg jionbg aopwplnic wanot rrkelcoeaidve es nlessusr ifnagv oquuraabliltey taret aatmll teimnt.e Ws.e 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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SKILLS
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to adapt style as appropriate

when dealing with colleagues and clients. • Strong analytical skills. • Sound legal knowledge. • Sound commercial awareness. • Proven track record in and commitment to business development. • Excellent client relationship management skills with a strong commitment to first class service
delivery. • Ability to work efficiently and deliver to deadlines whilst managing multiple tasks and competing
priorities. • Excellent attention to detail.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a covering
letter to -******* quoting reference BR917.

Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,

employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. 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. Brodies is committed to equality, diversity & the creation of an inclusive work environment where no partner,

employee, potential employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment. 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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