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4 months ago
Brodies LLP
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Category: Solicitor Jobs
JOB TITLE NQ or up to 2-3 years PQE Solicitor, Real Estate - Commercial Property Investment and Development

Based in Edinburgh

REPORTING TO Richard Whyte, Partner JOB PURPOSE You will work in a team which is involved in some of the best investment and development work in
the Scottish market, including:
• Acting for overseas investors owning £00million+ HQ financial services offices in the

Exchange Business District of Edinburgh
• Being involved in ‘high end’ Build to Rent city centre development projects
• Acting for developers building leading brand hotels and student accommodation in
Edinburgh
• Helping developers turn brownfield sites into thriving retail parks
• Managing some of the best known shopping centres, retail parks, and high streets in
Scotland for investment clients
• Principally acting for the investor/landlord/developer doing work of an exceptional quality
and diversity and…..
• (From time to time) getting your felt pens out and preparing ‘Blue Peter-esque’ plans CORE TASKS
• Working with, and supported by, Richard Whyte, associates and solicitors as part of a
cohesive, supportive team
• Being first point of contact for key investor clients in connection with all aspects of their
lease asset management, which is a cornerstone of our services
• Working as part of the bigger team on investment sales and acquisitions
• Helping deliver transactions on time, and finding commercial solutions to problems
• Drafting and negotiating lease documentation, principally for landlords
• Drafting, negotiating and implementing acquisition/sale contracts
• Preparing title and lease reports for investment acquisitions; going on site visits whenever
possible
• Harnessing IT to deliver the team’s work as proficiently as possible
• Advising clients and intermediaries on fund and joint venture formation, reorganisation and
financing matters Brodies Internal



PERSON SPECIFICATION & SKILLS
• You are enthusiastic; particularly about the real estate industry
• You are hungry to advance your career- to be the best that you can be
• You have ‘drive’ to complete whatever the task may be
• You apply your common sense
• You are a team player
• You enjoy communicating, in person and on the phone; and do so in a confident, clear and
relaxed way. It’s a ‘people-business’
• You ‘own’ responsibility
• You can successfully handle a multi-task workload (including ‘juggling’ competing priorities)
• You have excellent attention to detail
• You are comfortable interpreting plans……and ideally you enjoy doing so 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.

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