We have an opportunity to appoint a Legal Executive, working within the Legal team.

As a Legal Executive, you will work closely with our Legal and Litigation teams, conducting relevant legal research and assisting in the collection and preparation of evidence and documents.

As we are a fast-growing company, we require an individual with an adaptable and flexible approach, able to work well as part of a team, and with the ability to communicate well with both colleagues and customers.

Castle Water is one of the fastest growing and most successful companies in the utilities sector. We have exciting opportunities available for enthusiastic and customer-centric individuals seeking a new career in the water market.

Castle Water has a track record of providing excellent customer service, and of developing innovative approaches to utility supply. We have more 5* reviews on Trustpilot than all other water retailers combined. We pride ourselves on being transparent and treating customers fairly.

Our head office is based in Blairgowrie in Northern Perthshire, within easy commuting distance of both Perth and Dundee, and equidistant between Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. The area provides excellent opportunities for a range of activities, from golf and fishing to mountain biking and skiing.

Key Responsibilities

    Legal Research

  • Conducting relevant legal research as requested
  • Researching cases and preparing legal updates for the team on upcoming changes and arising issues
  • Litigation

  • Assisting in the preparation and collection of all various documentation and evidence that might be required for possible proceedings involving the Castle Water Group
  • Filing and General Admin

  • Maintaining the current systems in place, including the legal safe, databases and the General Counsel’s documents.
  • Monitoring shared legal inboxes and managing correspondence;
  • Dealing with general enquiries by phone or email;
  • Scanning and photocopying of various legal documents. Keeping up to date with contracts/minutes and preparing/reviewing contact approval forms.
  • Ensuring all letters and mail sent out and delivered on appropriate dates.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Legal work experience desirable
  • Administration experience desirable
  • Currently studying or have completed a law degree
  • Competent user of MS Office packages; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Team player with a collaborative approach
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, being flexible in approach to meet the requirements of the business
  • Competent research skills;
  • Confident communicator;
  • Commercial Awareness.

As a responsible employer, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people is a top priority. Our people are currently working from home where possible, and where this is not possible, additional measures have been put in place in line with government guidelines to ensure a safe environment for those who are working in our offices.

How to apply

If you have the drive, experience and skills to support our continued success, send your CV together with a covering letter to careers@castlewater.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Innovation and knowledge sharing are part of our everyday experience. We invest the training and support you need to succeed and deliver the excellent service our customers expect. We offer an attractive base salary, pension scheme, life cover and 28 days paid holiday.