Aberdein Considine

Aberdeen: 7-9 Bon Accord Crescent; 4 Justice Mill Lane, 413/415 Union Street, 420 Union Street

Also offices in Banchory, Bathgate, Dyce, Edinburgh (Canning Street and Lothian Road), Ellon, Glasgow (Kilmarnock Road), Inverurie, Livingston, Perth (Charlotte Street), Peterhead, Stonehaven, Westhill.

See website for contact details.

http://www.acandco.com/

Conveyancing Paralegal

Glasgow, Salary commensurate with experience

Reporting to Equity Partner (Waterloo Street)

Clean Driver’s Licence Required Yes

 

 

ROLE OF DEPARTMENT

 

  • Acting for private clients throughout the process of buying/selling residential property
  • Drafting legal documentation
  • Communicating and liaising with solicitor firms, lenders and clients to ensure that the sale and/or purchase of a residential property is successfully completed on the agreed date of entry

 

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

  • To provide the solicitor with additional support in preparing legal documentation and statements of accounting
  • To work as part of a team to ensure clients expectations are met
  • To keep the client updated at all times and deal with any queries

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Drafting legal documentation and exhibiting same to the buyers/sellers solicitor
  • Meeting clients prior to legal settlement to sign the relevant deed(s)
  • Ensuring all funds are in place by the client and lender prior to purchasing for clients. Also to ensure that net proceeds and the final mortgage redemption is paid immediately after the clients’ sale
  • Registering dispositions and standard securities
  • Ensuring that clients’ expectations are met at all times and are updated at all times
  • Examination of title

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Some form of legal background at college or university level

Desirable

  • Registered paralegal qualification
  • English and Maths at higher level

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Experience in dealing with a conveyancing case management system
  • Experience in dealing with 20+ conveyances a month
  • Knowledge of conveyancing procedures
  • Ability to draft legal documentation
  • Ability to draft statements of accounting
  • Prioritising workload and the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent level of communication skills
  • Time management

 

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a law firm

 

KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • Residential conveyancing procedures

HEALTH AND SAFETY:

 

Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Responsibilities

 

Whilst Aberdein Considine & Company fully acknowledge its OHSE responsibilities to all persons who may be affected by its undertakings, we fully expect that all employees adhere to their statutory duties to take reasonable care of themselves and any other persons who may be affected by their actions whilst at work; Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Section 7 - 8 refers.

 

Your specific individual OHSE responsibilities as an employee of the firm are in addition to the general duties above and form part of your terms and conditions of employment.

How Do I Apply?

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


Published Date: 4-May-2017