The Scottish Paralegal Association

Executry Paralegal

Murray Beith Murray is one of Scotland’s leading private client law firms. For over 170 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, trusts, charities and private companies. For more information, please visit our website


Company :Murray Beith
Category :Residential
Date :27 August, 2019
Location :Edinburgh
Salary :Competitive

The role:

We now have a vacancy for an experienced Executry Paralegal to work within our Executry group.

You will be responsible for administering testate and intestate Executries from initial meeting to conclusion and managing your own caseload of executry files independently, while working alongside a small team of Executry Paralegals.

This role is full-time (35 hours per week, Monday – Friday)

The candidate:

Our ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of inheritance tax exemptions and reliefs, be able to produce inheritance tax calculations and complete the inheritance tax account forms. In addition, you must have a working knowledge of legal rights.

We are looking for someone with previous Executry Paralegal experience, who has excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise their own workload. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral, and have the ability to build professional relationships with clients. Experience of dictation would also be an advantage.

Benefits of working for us:

In return we can offer a competitive salary based on skills and experience, 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays per year, increasing with length of service, non-contributory life cover from the onset of employment and critical illness cover after 1 year.

To apply:

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter, to include your salary expectations, via e-mail to or by post to: Recruitment, Murray Beith Murray, 3 Glenfinlas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AQ.