The Scottish Paralegal Association

Conveyancing Paralegal

Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices of equal size and strength across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.

We are looking to recruit a Deals Executive to join our Corporate Finance Division in our Glasgow office. This is an exciting new opportunity which has been created to support the team’s growth strategy. Working as part of large team reporting directly to the Corporate Finance partners, the role will be to provide support on corporate transactions.

Company :Burness Paull
Category :Deals Executive
Date :8 October, 2019
Location :Glasgow
Salary :DOE

The main duties of the role are:

  • Creation and management of data rooms;
  • Undertaking due diligence;
  • Undertaking contract reviews;
  • Preparation of disclosure letters;
  • Drafting confidentiality agreements;
  • Preparation of other deal related documents eg Letters of Engagement;
  • Legal research and preparation of client advice notes.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Legal, accountancy or other business degree or paralegal experience in a corporate environment;
  • Proficient use of Microsoft packages;
  • Strong organisational and project management skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • A degree of assertiveness to ensure that colleagues meet relevant deadlines;
  • Be a team-player; understanding how to work alongside and support the lawyers;
  • A proactive approach, and able to work under pressure and to tight timescales as a key member of the team.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, a focus on quality and a determination to provide a first-class service. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm.  If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact