We’re Hiring

We are a niche firm focussing on rural land and commercial work. We are based in Perth, but serve clients throughout Scotland. Agriculture and rural businesses are a vital and vibrant part of the Scottish economy, which is constantly evolving. Due to expansion, we are seeking an experienced rural property solicitor with at least 2 years PQE to join us.

The post is full time, but we are flexible and are also happy to accept applications from solicitors who are seeking a part time position.

With guidance and support, the key responsibilities for this position include advising clients about:

  • Purchase, sale and funding of farms, forestry and land
  • Farm management and diversification such as contract farming agreements, plot sales, commercial leasing and renewable energy projects
  • Agricultural Holdings legislation
  • Partnership agreements and company law
  • Property and commercial aspects of business succession and estate planning

Our preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate

  • At least 2 years PQE in rural or commercial property
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to cope with competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to learn on the job and keep knowledge up to date
  • Sound research skills
  • Confidence to take responsibility for own transactions and advice, subject to supervision

To apply for this job apply for this position please email to info@eden-legal.co.uk attach a covering letter, with CV  and your current notice period