Paralegal / Legal Secretary

Date Posted: 28/09/2018

Location: Aberdeen (City Centre)

Job Description

Position Type: Full time / Permanent

Aberdein Considine are looking for an experienced Paralegal / Legal Secretary to join our Corporate and
Commercial Team. The successful candidate will work with clients across a variety of industries and business sectors to provide a broadly-based legal and business advisory service as well as providing a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial property services.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  •  File creation / maintenance / closure
  • Carry out conflict and money laundering checks    
  • Preparing legal documents
  • Audio Typing
  • Deal with inbound and outbound emails, letters and telephone calls
  • Arrange meetings and organise travel and transport
  • General administration support
  • Complete corporate and conveyancing duties as required
  • Generally support Corporate and Commercial team as required


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
  • Higher English
  • 2 Highers at B grade level
 
Desirable
  • HND in Legal Services.
  • Corporate Law/Company Secretarial Experience
  • Conveyancing / Commercial Conveyancing Paralegal Qualification
  • Law Society of Scotland Registered Paralegal Scheme member
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • IT competent
  • Previous paralegal experience
 
Desirable
  • Previous Corporate and Commercial experience
  • Previous experience of working with a case management system
  • Experience of working within a busy law firm
 
KNOWLEDGE
Essential
  • Knowledge of general conveyancing and legal procedures
 
Desirable
  • Knowledge of workings of corporate transactions and associated procedures
  • Knowledge of commercial property and conveyancing procedures
 
APTITUDES
Essential
  • Organised
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to prioritise workload
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Adaptable and accommodating
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good team worker


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