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MacRoberts is a law firm where you can really make your mark. Let us be part of your success. Please see below details of our current career opportunities.

  • Senior Associate

    • Edinburgh
    • 6 years+ PQE
    • Renewable Energy

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious senior associate wishing to take the next step in their career to join our real estate renewable energy team. This role has real prospects of further promotion for the right candidate.

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  • Senior Solicitor/Associate

    • Edinburgh
    • 3-5 YRS PQE

    We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Solicitor/Associate to join our Government Contracts & Commercial team.

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  • Senior Solicitor/Associate

    • Central Belt
    • 2 - 4 yrs PQE
    • IPTC

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and growing IP/IT/Commercial team with a strong team ethos and support culture.

    The successful candidate will be involved in working on all types of commercial contracts and information technology, information law, intellectual property and compliance matters, including, outsourcing, managed services, cloud / SaaS, e-commerce, data protection compliance, data sharing, processing and security, brand and trade mark protection, patent, copyright, domain names, and freedom of information.

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  • Solicitor/Associate

    • Edinburgh
    • 2 Yrs+ PQE
    • Real Estate

    We currently have an opportunity for a Solicitor/Associate to join our Real Estate East team. In joining the team, the candidate can expect to have client contact from the outset, dealing with a broad range of work including but not limited to Real Estate Finance, Sales and Purchases and Leasing.

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  • Solicitor

    • Central Belt
    • NQ - 4 yrs PQE
    • Non-Contentious Construction

    We currently have an opportunity for a solicitor to join our non-contentious Construction team based in the central belt of Scotland (with office time in Edinburgh and/or Glasgow).   

  • Solicitor

    • Edinburgh
    • 0-4 yrs PQE
    • Renewable Energy

    This is a Renewable Energy Role, reporting to Nick Jones, but also occasionally supporting members of the general commercial Real Estate team.

    The successful candidate will be exposed to a range of energy-related real estate work, including negotiating options, leases, servitudes and securities and reviewing title.  This is a busy team, and there will be contact with clients and their other advisors on a day to day basis. 
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  • Solicitor

    • Location Flexible
    • NQ
    • Projects

    We have an opportunity to join our Public Sector team in advising a range of Public Sector and Energy Sector client teams. The successful candidate will work with a range of teams including within Scottish Government Agencies on a variety of high profile public sector procurements and Government contracts. 

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Our Awards & Accreditations

  • Shortlisted for Firm of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2022.

  • In 2016, we became one of the first law firms in Scotland to become Living Wage accredited employers.

  • Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.

  • Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.

  • Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.

  • Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.

  • We are a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance, a network of law firms committed to working collaboratively to reduce our environmental impact

  • In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard. 

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.

  • Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2019.

  • MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.

  • We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.

  • MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

  • We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

  • We are a member of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI), a UK-based not-for-profit organisation which helps employers build and maintain diverse teams and inclusive cultures through our membership, training, and consultancy services.

  • MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.

  • MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.

  • MacRoberts is a member of The Glass Network, Scotland's organisation for LGBT+ allied legal professionals.
  • In 2022, MacRoberts received a Bronze Award in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index for our commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusivity in the workplace.

  • MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.

  • MacRoberts is an Associate Member of SELECT, Scotland's largest construction trade association.