Private Client Lawyers, Paralegals and Teams

The Opportunity…

As part of Progeny we are excited to be building one of the leading Private Client teams in Scotland. We believe that with all our advisers working together, our clients receive better advice.

We are therefore looking for technically gifted specialist lawyers and paralegals of all levels to join our client teams based out of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen to work with our Tax and Financial Planning Teams to deliver a market-leading service.

As well as individuals, we would consider an entire team looking for a new home and an opportunity to grow individually and as a team.

The role…

You will be involved in the high quality, varied and interesting private client work, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Establishment and administration of trusts and other wealth holding structures
  • Drafting wills and powers of attorneys
  • Executory work
  • General tax and estate planning legal advice

You will be working with clients who are high-net-worth, super high net worth, family offices and those with complex legal and financial affairs.

The requirements…

We are looking for ambitious and technically excellent lawyers and paralegals with an absolute focus on client care with the following skills, experience and abilities:

  • Demonstrable experience in a leading Scottish private client firm or department
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Strong technical abilities
  • An interest in technology and its application to delivering legal services
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment

The benefits…

  • 34 days holidays
  • We Care 24/7 digital GP and counselling service
  • Death in service benefit 3x annual salary
  • Group pension scheme
  • Referral programme
  • Moray@Moray – Cycle to Work scheme; cash discounts and savings


The company…

Moray Group is part of Progeny, one of the fastest growing and innovative providers of professional advice and services in the world, with offices across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Progeny is a unique framework of coordinated advice and insight across independent financial planning, investment management, tax services, HR services, real estate, and legal counsel.

Moray Group have offices in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow and our brands include Simpson & Marwick, one of Scotland’s longest standing and most trusted law firms, and the more recently established Esson and Aberdein.

Our Scottish brands include Simpson & Marwick, Alston Law, Esson & Aberdein and Progeny’s own brand will launch soon for private legal services.

Progeny and Moray Group are proud supporters of Dreams Come True, Leuchie House and Martins’ House charities. Progeny are signatories of the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter and the Mindful Employer Charter and are working towards B-Corp accreditation.

As a business, we are highly agile and have been able to adapt to change and unique challenges very quickly. We will not be returning to how things used to be, as we always look for ways to think innovatively and utilise the best technologies to move our business forward.

Additional information

This role can offer homeworking in line with our hybrid and flexible working policy.

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to providing equal opportunities for all and will treat all job applicants fairly at each stage of the recruitment and selection process.

We strive to attract diverse talent and create a work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and have equal access to opportunities and resources. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas and therefore have adopted skills-based hiring practices.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our fast-paced and entrepreneurial team send your CV and covering letter using the "Send your Application" form on the individual vacancy.