The Scottish Paralegal Association

Conveyancing Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Aberdein Considine is an award-winning law firm with 20 offices across Scotland and the north of England and more than 450 staff.

Our specialist lawyers, independent financial advisers and property experts act for thousands of private and commercial clients across the country.

We are Scotland’s largest estate and leasing agent with a national network of high street branches, including in the key cities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth and Stirling.

We have one of the most respected litigation practices in Scotland, acting for most major banks and financial institutions.

We also offer a full range of legal services to individuals and businesses – and have a leading financial services department, which deals with everything from personal finance up to corporate benefits.

Firm management

Aberdein Considine is a partnership made up of 30 partners.

The business is led by Managing Partner Jacqueline Law, who joined the firm in 1993.

Firm history

Aberdein Considine was launched in 1981 by friends Harvey Aberdein and Iain Considine.

The pair, who started their careers with an established Aberdeen firm of solicitors, wanted to change the way lawyers did business with their clients.

Within five years the firm was the city’s biggest solicitor estate agent. In 2014, the firm began its expansion into other parts of Scotland and now has nine offices outwith the north-east, including England, in Newcastle’s historic Cloth Market.

Company : Aberdein Considine
Category : Conveyancing
Date : 28 August, 2018
Location : Stonehaven
Website : www.acandco.com
Salary : DOE

We currently have a vacancy within our Stonehaven office to join our centralised residential conveyancing team. The successful candidate will assist the solicitors within the office in carrying out residential conveyancing transactions and some private client work therefore the ability to work with a high level of detail and to strict deadlines is essential.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Paper and digital file management
  • Assisting with drafting conveyancing documents and wills
  • Corresponding with clients by e-mail, telephone and letter
  • Requesting client funds, dealing with lenders, calculating cash statements and preparing accounting entries
  • Completing registration formalities with Registers of Scotland
  • Diary management and scheduling meetings

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential

  • Some form of legal background is preferred

Desirable

  • Registered paralegal qualification
  • English and Maths at higher level

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

  • Good organisation
  • Prioritising workload and the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent level of communication skills
  • Time management

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a law firm

Salary will be dependant on experience.

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

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