PQE: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: Corporate
Location: Edinburgh
The firm

A leading UK law firm, and winner of the Legal Business National Law Firm of the Year 2018, with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Our award winning national Corporate team, which has been ranked in the top four firms for deal volume for the past four years by Experian MarketIQ's M&A Review, is led by a team of partners widely regarded as leaders in their field and who are regularly recommended by clients for their reputation, personalities and outstanding expertise.

We advise companies, management teams, investors and debt providers through the business life cycle, from start-up and first round finance through M&A, management transactions, venture and development funding, restructuring, capital reductions, private equity funding and exits.

The role

Shoosmiths’ Corporate team in Edinburgh is looking for a highly motivated corporate solicitor to join its growing team.  The work would cover all aspects of corporate law including M&A, joint ventures, re-organisations, venture capital, private equity and capital markets.  

The successful candidate will have trained with a reputable firm and be eager to make their mark in a friendly, collegiate, dynamic and award winning team.

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.