Legal Assistant at Edinburgh Airport





Location: Edinburgh Airport
Salary: £30 - £37.5k depending on experience
Full time
Start Date: Oct-Dec 2018
Closing Date: 24 August 2018
Interview Date: September

About the Company

Looking for a varied and rewarding legal role in a thriving industry?

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's busiest airport with more than 30 airlines serving over 130 destinations and over 13 million passengers travelling through the airport in 2017.

It is projected to contribute nearly £1 billion to the Scottish economy annually, supporting more than 23,000 jobs across the country, demonstrating its importance to raising Scotland’s international profile.
More information about Edinburgh Airport, their work with the local community, and general facts and figures can be found on their website. 


The Role

As a vibrant, diverse and highly engaging place to work, Edinburgh Airport aims to find people with dedication, expertise and enthusiasm to join their team in Edinburgh.

You will work alongside Edinburgh Airport’s Legal Director providing advice and assistance across the business.

This is a rewarding and varied role with a very commercial focus. It will include:

• Advising all areas of the business on commercial contracts
• Assisting with contractual governance processes
• Review and implementation of airport-wide policy
• Reviewing and advising on industry legislation and policy
• Dispute avoidance and management
• Working with external lawyers on personal injury cases
• Practical application of the law and contractual risk management in a variety of situations
• Potential for company secretarial duties
• Giving training on legal topics
• Potential for eligible candidates to undertake a legal traineeship at the



You will be a confident and professional individual able to work in a variety of different settings and situations. You will bring energy to the role and relish the prospect of learning about the business and being empowered to get on with the job.

You will be proficient in IT and have strong communication skills, both written and oral.

We are looking for a motivated individual with good attention to detail and a desire to work with a high performing team in a commercial environment.
You will have a legal or contract management qualification and at least 3 years hands-on experience of drafting, amending and advising on commercial contracts.


Closing date for applications is 24 August 2018.

Please submit a CV and covering letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.



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