Renewables Partner/Director

Edinburgh Office
Date listed - 22 Jan 2024

MBM Commercial is a market leading provider of legal and commercial services to entrepreneurial business, in particular investors, entrepreneurs and high growth companies. We are an innovative and growing business with offices in Edinburgh and London and we are looking for an ambitious individual to head up our renewables practice. The role is full time and based in our Edinburgh office with an agile working arrangement.

We currently have a team of four commercial property lawyers (comprising a partner, senior associate and two consultants) covering Scottish and English property matters. We want to grow this team and the successful applicant will be instrumental to such growth.

The candidate

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter with at least 7 years’ PQE in commercial property matters. You will be preferably Scottish qualified or dual-qualified lawyer (Scottish and English). You will have experience in advising developers and landowners in their acquisition of wind, hydro and solar sites, and also in advising organisations on renewable energy projects, including hydro, wave, tidal, onshore and offshore wind.

About the role

The successful candidate will be the main point of contact for corporate and commercial clients on all matters relating to renewables. Strong business development skills are essential, as you will be responsible for building and developing the firm’s renewables practice. You will be expected to spend a significant amount of time seeking out opportunities and will approach them with enthusiasm.

You will also be expected to assist our Corporate teams in Edinburgh and London on all aspects of commercial property transactions.

The job is interesting and challenging and you should be able to manage a full workload, to handle the inherent pressure involved and to meet tight deadlines. You should have a friendly, confident manner with clients and be able to give pragmatic, solution-driven and commercial advice within quick response times. You should also be willing to go the extra mile for our clients and the firm by identifying business opportunities for both.

You will be a Partner or Director and will be given autonomy and leeway in developing your own ideas, professional interests and career path. You will also have the chance to travel within the UK to meet with clients and develop business opportunities.


Details of the benefits package and/or partnership arrangements is available on application and will be tailored for each applicant.


  • A competitive basic salary;
  • Commission payments on new client wins;
  • An annual bonus scheme;
  • Private medical care;
  • Flexi-time working arrangements;
  • Support for further professional qualifications (eg dual qualifications/LLMs); and
  • Access to very good quality work within a friendly environment.

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