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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.

  • Associate/Senior Associate

    • GLASGOW
    • 4+ YRS PQE
    • Private Client

    We currently have an opportunity for an Associate/Senior Associate to join our busy Private Client department.

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  • Marketing & Tenders Manager/Senior Executive (12-month FTC)

    • Location Flexible
    • Marketing & Business Development

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our Marketing & Business Development team, managing all aspects of the tender process and supporting with wider project work.

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  • People & Development Adviser

    • Glasgow
    • Human Resources

    Reporting to the Director of People & Development the successful candidate will join a small and busy team providing an effective advisory and administration service to partners and staff at MacRoberts. 

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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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  • Senior Solicitor/Associate

    • Edinburgh
    • 3-5 YRS PQE
    • GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS & COMMERCIAL

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

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  • Solicitor

    • LOCATION FLEXIBLE
    • NQ - 2 YRS PQE
    • Property Finance

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Banking & Finance team. The role will cover a wide range of work with banks and financial institutions, borrowers and investors. 

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  • Solicitor

    • Edinburgh/Location Flexible
    • 1 yr + PQE
    • Private Client

    We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Solicitor to join our busy Private Client department. The team has an enviable reputation and wishes to recruit a talented, enthusiastic and motivated solicitor who will assist the team and manage their own caseload with supervision.

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  • Solicitor

    • Glasgow
    • 5yrs + PQE
    • Commercial Dispute Resolution

    We currently have an opportunity for someone with 5years+ PQE to join the Commercial Dispute Resolution team which operates as a single unit across  our offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

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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).   

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  • 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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  • Paralegal

    • Edinburgh
    • Wills, Trusts & Executries

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join our Private Client team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of transactions and work alongside the Private Client team in a busy team dealing with a wide variety of wills, trusts and executries.

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  • Paralegal

    • Edinburgh
    • Real Estate

    We currently have an opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Real Estate team in Edinburgh. The role will involve preparing and drafting documents. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting discharges and dispositions along with submitting LBTT and preparation of Land Registration Forms. Other duties include reviews of title, lease management transactions and secured lending transactions.

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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 22301:2012.

  • 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.

  • 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.