Legal Assistant

Date Posted: 06/06/2024

Location: Banchory

Job Description

Position Type: Full time / Permanent

Aberdein Considine are looking for a Legal Assistant to join their Banchory office. The role will involve providing secretarial support to the Partner and dealing with client queries. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing and issuing quotations and following up to achieve a successful outcome
  • Opening sale & purchase files on our case management system
  • Completion of client on boarding to include Money Laundering checks
  • Issuing Terms of Business
  • Submitting offers on behalf of clients
  • Producing missive letters
  • Keeping clients updated on their transaction
  • Meet with clients to take relevant ID/witness client signatures on documentation
  • Scanning relevant file documents onto case management system, sending out Deeds, closing and shredding files
  • Maintain paper files post settlement i.e. chasing outstanding documents, sending out documents to clients, Lenders and Solicitors and liaising with conveyancers regarding miscellaneous file matters
  • Dealing with clients within the office and on the telephone
  • Maintaining and dealing with LMS and Lender Exchange
  • Submission of files to our conveyancing hub and liaising with the conveyancing team throughout the transaction until settlement
  • preparing simple Wills & Powers of Attorney
  • Email & diary management
  • General admin and secretarial support to assist the Partner and solicitor




  • National 5 / Higher qualifications
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience dealing with customers / clients


  • Knowledge of cashroom or accounting processes
  • Previous Conveyancing experience 
Aberdein Considine is an award-winning law firm and this is a great opportunity to work in an innovative, challenging and rewarding work environment. We offer flexible and blended working in a progressive and supportive environment. In return for your hard work, you will be paid a competitive salary, receive an excellent benefits package and be part of a generous incentive and bonus scheme.

How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form


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