Associate / Senior Solicitor

Date Posted: 21/03/2024

Location: Glasgow

Job Description

Full Time/ Permanent

Representing major banking and lender clients in a variety of debt recovery and dispute resolution matters including secured debt recoveries, financial disputes, fraud, title and security rectification, professional negligence, tenancy disputes and unsecured debt recoveries (personal and business).


  • To ensure clients are provided with the best possible advice and recommendations.
  • To secure the best possible outcome for clients.
  • To maximise fee income.
  • To build a strong relationship with clients.


  • Managing a significant caseload for key financial services clients
  • Proactively running a varied litigation caseload emanating from lender clients in connection with mortgage, personal and business lending
  • Assisting partners on key projects for lender clients
  • Providing clients with strategic and commercial advice
  • Negotiating settlements and achieving the best possible outcome for clients.
  • Representing clients in a variety of court hearings and settlement meetings.
  • Meet time recording and fee targets.
  • Increase visibility of LSPG by producing briefing notes when required.
  • Drafting court papers and legal documents.
  • Meeting fee target consistently.
  • Mentoring and supporting solicitors, trainee solicitors and paralegals in the department
  • Promoting the Department and the Firm through Business Development.




  • LLB, Diploma in Legal Practice



  • Minimum of 3 years post qualified experience 
  • Technical excellence with secured and/or unsecured debt recovery matters 
  • Experience of title rectification, property litigation and/or a good understanding of conveyancing practice is desirable
  • Appearance at Sheriff Court 
  • Experience of Court of Session matters
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with clients
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work in a pressurised environment.
  • Team working.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.



  • Excellent knowledge of secured debt recovery law and practice 
  • Good knowledge of Sheriff Court and Court of Session practice and rules.
  • An understanding of the regulatory landscape in which our clients operate 



  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong business commerciality awareness.
  • Ability to offer practical advice to clients.

How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form


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