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DATE ADDED: Tue 17/03/2020

Lead Lawyer

Glasgow or Aberdeen, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £60,000 – 70,000 + Good Benefits

Fantastic opportunity to act as Lead Lawyer overseeing a team of four and taking responsibility for legal advice to several subsidiaries of a large engineering group.


Advising across commercial contracts, tenders, export control, procurement, corporate/M&As, competition, compliance, disputes and finance matters.

We are looking for:

  • The ideal candidate will possess as least three years* of post qualification experience but preferably more
  • Qualified to practice in UK
  • Trained with a reputable law firm or in-house preferably in the field of offshore, oil & gas, energy, engineering or defence
  • My client is open to the area of law you have specialised within including company/commercial, commercial litigation, corporate, energy, compliance to name a few
  • You will however have strong contracts law experience
  • A working knowledge of export control and sanctions would be a benefit but not essential
  • You will have prior management or mentoring experience
  • Be an excellent communicator and adept at dealing with senior management
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Travel will be required mainly within Scotland but occasionally to other locations

Flexible working will be considered.


If you are interested in this Lead Lawyer position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn't right for you but you're interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539 446666.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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