Current Vacancies

If you are a qualified solicitor or an experienced paralegal and you are interested in joining Shepherd and Wedderburn but cannot see the opportunity that you are looking for, please feel free to contact Lucy Cochrane so that we can let you know when a suitable vacancy comes up in the future. All contact will be treated with complete discretion.

Shepherd and Wedderburn is an equal opportunities employer. As a Disability Confident Employer we offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. 

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Edinburgh Office

The cashering team is responsible for managing and maintaining the books and records of all Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP group companies to include all general ledger and client ledger transactions.

The objectives of the Accounts Assistant will include, but not be limited to, all duties as noted in this document, whilst at all times ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements (HMRC VAT rules, The Law Society of Scotland Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and The Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules 2011)....

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor  NQ - 2 Years PQE to join our Commercial and International Disputes Team based in Edinburgh. Our Commercial Litigation team is ranked in band one for Scotland by the Legal 500 and represents clients throughout the UK and before the Court of Justice of the EU.

The successful candidate will play an active role in assisting with the growth and development of this busy team. Acting for PLCs, international corporates and government bodies the team are involved in a wide range of high profile disputes. Knowledge or experience of...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We are seeking a NQ Solicitor to join our Planning team (Property & Infrastructure division) in Edinburgh. This is an opportunity to work in a busy but supportive and friendly team advising clients on planning and environmental law related to significant and often controversial developments.

In addition to the technical skills, the successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team and have strong problem-solving skills. Please find job spec below.

If you have the attributes described, this is a great opportunity to become a key member of our team.  In return we...

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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

We currently have an opportunity within our Marketing & Business Development team for a Proposal Manager.

The Proposal Manager will be responsible for overall guidance and leadership of the Senior Proposal Executive to ensure the development of compliant, high quality, and timely proposal submissions that are consistent with the Firm’s values. This role involves working closely with lawyers and the Marketing and Business Development (MBD) team in winning work through the delivery of client focussed and competitive submissions.

The successful candidate will ideally have ...

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Stephanie.Marshall@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Regulation and Markets Group, one of the leading competition and regulatory practices in the UK.

Top ranked in the leading legal directories and a past recipient of The Lawyer “Competition Team of the Year” award, the Regulation and Markets Group works with clients on UK and EU competition law,  and state aid issues, in both advisory and contentious matters across a wide range of industry sectors, such as utilities, media, sport and financial services. In parallel, the group provides expert advice on the UK and EU sectoral regulatory...

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Lucy.Cochrane@shepwedd.com

Glasgow Office

We are looking for a WP Operator to join our Glasgow office to support our PAs  in the preparation of legal documents.  The successful candidate will work alongside one other WP Operator from Monday to Friday 5pm – 9.15pm to ensure that our legal documents are produced accurately and within required timescales.

The successful candidate must have previous office experience, excellent keyboard skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.  A good working knowledge of Powerpoint is also desirable.   Previous legal experience is an advantage but full training will be...

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Rachael.Gaughan@shepwedd.com

Edinburgh Office

Main Objectives

The Accounts Payable team is responsible for managing and maintaining the books and records of all Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP group companies to include purchase ledger, general ledger and client ledgers.The objectives of the Finance Assistant will include, but not be limited to, all duties as noted in this document, whilst at all times ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements (HMRC VAT rules, The Law Society of Scotland Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and The...

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Carlyn.Meaney@shepwedd.com