Residential Conveyancing Solicitor

Date Posted: 09/06/2022

Location: Edinburgh

Job Description

Position type: Full-time / Permanent

Following the firm’s merger with Russel + Aitken (Edinburgh), and an increase in volumes of work, the firm are looking for a dynamic, driven, enthusiastic and ambitious Residential Conveyancing Solicitor to join and help grow our conveyancing department in Edinburgh. 

The ideal candidate will be NQ to 4 years PQE with a preferred background in residential conveyancing and will act for clients in the legal aspects of sale and purchase transactions, re-mortgages and transfer of title.

The ideal candidate will meet with clients who are intending to buy or sell their property and discuss the process of the intended transaction. Following this, the role will involve submitting offers for properties on the client’s behalf, concluding missives for purchases, examination of the titles in relation to a purchase and advising clients on the legal implications of any issues arising. The role will also involve concluding missives in relation to the sale of the client’s property and dealing with the conveyancing involved.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Communicating with clients and taking their instructions
·        Providing legal advice to clients where appropriate
·        Liaising with third parties such as other solicitors and banks
·        Drafting legal documentation
·        Concluding missives for sale and purchase transactions
·        Undertaking the conveyancing for sale and purchase transactions


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

·        Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
·        Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

·        Attention to detail
·        Organisational skills
·        A good legal knowledge and the ability to apply it as appropriate
·        Experience in holding client meetings
·        Experience in property, conveyancing and private client work
·        Excellent communication skills
·        Ability to manage a high volume work load





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