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Brodies LLP
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Category: Solicitor Jobs
JOB TITLE: Solicitor / Senior Solicitor (0-5 years PQE) - Real Estate / Commercial Property

Based in Edinburgh REPORTING TO: Colin Morrison, Partner JOB PURPOSE: We have an opportunity for a Solicitor to join the real estate department working as part of a team that focuses on
major international retailers, household-name hotel and leisure operators, commercial investors and developers,
as well as funders.

This is a fast paced role within a large team and the successful candidate will have exposure to clients on a
regular basis.

The wider real estate practice at Brodies is top ranked by the independent legal directories Chambers & Partners
and The Legal 500, and is regarded by market commentators as the leading practice in the Scottish market in
recent years. CORE TASKS:
• Noting title and report drafting for clients
• Analysing and reporting on investment leases
• Drafting, negotiating and implementing acquisition/sale missives for a variety of transaction types.
• Assisting with negotiation and implementation of development/project agreements
• General property management for various types of client/properties for various portfolios
• 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 of working in commercial property is essential
• Can demonstrate an active interest and enthusiasm for the property industry
• Take personal responsibility to learn on the job and keep knowledge up to date
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong written and oral communication skills
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• Communicates in a confident, clear and relaxed way
• Adapts style of communication appropriately when dealing with colleagues and clients
• Takes responsibility for their own transactions and advice, subject to supervision
• Ability to deal with competing priorities and meet deadlines
• Shows understanding of clients’ needs, and tailors advice appropriately
• Works to understand the department’s key clients, the industry they operate in and the challenges they
face
• Participates in business development activities of the unit, department and firm SKILLS:
• Self-motivated and driven
• Prepared, organised and able to prioritise
• Commercial and Profit Focus
• Conduct and communication skills 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.

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