Conveyancing Paralegals

Date Posted: 26/05/2021

Location: Aberdeen / Glasgow

Job Description

Position Type: Permanent / Full-time

Aberdein Considine are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal to join their Aberdeen or Glasgow office. The role will involve covering all conveyancing formalities in regard to sale, purchase and private remortgage transactions. The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a team and also ensure compliance with the Firm Compliance Procedures and the Law Society of Scotland.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communicating with banks, companies and other persons in relation to the conveyancing transaction
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Protecting clients’ interest at all times, while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering
  • Drafting, collating and sending supporting legal and financial documents
  • Dealing with financial aspects of a transaction
  • Receiving and checking mortgage instructions from lenders and undertaking specific tasks
  • Dealing with conveyancing transaction from inception to completion
  • Registration timeously of deeds
  • Completing compliance requests and exercises in relation to transactions
  • Anticipated case load minimum of 30 transactions per month

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Desirable
  • Registered paralegal qualification
  • English and Maths at higher level
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of the Scottish conveyancing process
  • Experience in dealing with 20+ conveyances a month
  • Experience in dealing with a conveyancing case management system
  • 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


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