MacRoberts is one of Scotland’s leading independent law firms with over 150 years of experience in the legal sector. Since 2018, the successful and well regarded rural and private client firm of Murray Snell has been part of MacRoberts. With over 70% of Scotland’s land mass being under agricultural production, agriculture, rural and forestry is not only one of the most important sectors of the Scottish economy but a vital lifeline for the livelihoods of a large part of the Scottish population.
MacRoberts (incorporating the wider Murray Snell practice) acts for landowners, tenants, farmers and agritech businesses on the full range of legal matters arising across the sector, from property, energy law and commercial contracts to intellectual property, dispute resolution, employment and corporate law. Our award-winning team is highly experienced in the purchase and sale of agricultural and rural property, forestry and estates.
With the strong legacy reputation of Murray Snell and the deep and broad strength of the wider Commercial Real Estate and Renewables practices, the firm is looking to appoint a new Partner. This offers a genuinely unique opportunity to join an established offering with clear ambitions, a strong platform and a commitment to grow. With one of the Murray Snell Partners’ having moved from partnership to a consulting position, there is an excellent opportunity for someone to maintain an existing portfolio of clients, whilst also being given full autonomy to further develop the firm’s offering and portfolio.
The role also provides direct access to the Managing Partner and a peer group of highly accomplished legal experts. The firm has created an incredibly collaborative and welcoming environment whereby everyone has a “voice”. Leaders are encouraged to be dynamic and entrepreneurial in style, be creative with new innovations, and to drive excellence in the market.
Candidates will need to demonstrate a strong track record of engaging new clients and building long lasting relationships, coupled with a desire to grow their personal client base and to cross refer to their colleagues; at all times looking for opportunities for MacRoberts to help their clients achieve their goals through the provision of appropriate advice. The most significant elements of this position are an understanding of the core Rural concerns coupled with strong personal communication skills. MacRoberts is looking for a candidate with the prowess to grow and develop the Agriculture, Rural and Estates team, and additionally, be a significant contributor to creating the firm of the future.
For more information or to have a confidential discussion, please see below profile or contact Sophie Randles of our retained advisors, Livingston James, at [email protected].
MacRoberts is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.