Corporate Solicitor | Aberdein Considine Legal

Corporate Solicitor

About us:

Aberdein Considine is a forward thinking, ambitious law firm, described by the Legal 500 guide as an “excellent proactive firm providing first-class service and advice”. With over 500 Partners and staff across the UK, we offer property, legal and financial services to private and commercial clients from offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Stirling and Newcastle.

About the role:

We are looking for a talented and ambitious lawyer to join our growing Corporate team based in Aberdeen.

Our Legal 500 ranked Corporate team works with entrepreneurs, shareholders, management teams, SMEs, international businesses, banks and investors and advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, start-ups/scale-ups, equity investments, bank funding and commercial contracts.

The candidate will be given autonomy and hands-on client-facing experience of transactions from start to finish working closely with the Partners in the Department to support our clients’ legal requirements. There is a genuine opportunity for the right candidate to play a prominent role in transactional and other work and for career advancement with the Firm.

We enjoy what we do and working as a team to help our clients achieve their business goals and are looking for a candidate who shares our passion for this and who wants to learn, challenge and develop their skills in a fast-paced, exciting and rewarding environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with project management of transactions and matters including collating input from professional advisers and colleagues internally
  • Assisting in drafting main transactional / complex legal documents (with partner-led guidance and supervision as appropriate)
  • Assisting in corporate transactions including undertaking / responding to due diligence enquiries and undertaking/reviewing disclosure aspects of a transaction, preparing and negotiating ancillary documents, assisting with completion meetings and completion process
  • Attending to client communications, by meeting, email, phone and video conferencing
  • Preparing reports and advice notes to clients on terms of legal documents
  • Assisting with company secretarial matters
  • Promoting the Department and the Firm through Business Development




  • Bachelor of Laws – LL.B Scots Law & Diploma in Legal Practice

Skills and Experience


  • NQ – 3 years post-qualification experience in a Corporate Department



  • Knowledge and experience of company law and corporate transactions
  • Commercial and business awareness



  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and time management
  • Ability to swiftly analyse situations and solve problems
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team player

How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form


Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
AB11 6DN