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Real Estate Lawyer (0100)

Our team in Edinburgh has grown and we're looking for a Real Estate Lawyer who is wanting to develop their experience, work with expert lawyers and provide a first class service to our clients.

What sort of work will I be doing?

Our client base in Scotland is broad. This new opportunity is focused upon supporting the real estate aspects of some of our key sectors including energy and power renewables, retail, and financial institutions.

You'll work closely with our UK wide teams supporting a variety of work and you'll get to know colleagues in our corporate, construction, tax and finance teams, to name but a few.

Transactions are often high value and offer excellent opportunities to be involved in quality work. 

There will be the opportunity to manage your own portfolio of work and develop strong professional relationships with clients.

What experience is needed?

We're interested in seeing applications from lawyers who have some experience from a broad commercial property practice, or a more niche energy focused role. 

Whatever your experience level, or background, you'll need excellent drafting skills, a sense of commercial pragmatism, a bright mind and a strong team ethos to help further develop the team's client base.  You'll need to be motivated to participate in business development that helps to raise the team's profile and network.

Who are we?

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 18 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm's experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!  We like and make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that become lasting friendships.  In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed. Visit our D&I page to find out more.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

Next steps

If this sounds like your next career move then please get in touch to find out more ( No agencies please, we're an in-house recruitment team!

If this isn't the role for you (or the right time) why not connect with us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter (@WBD_CareersUK) to keep up to date with all of our opportunities.  We also have a Facebook page (



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Sara Casey

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