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Paralegal - Property - Aberdeen

Property - Paralegal
Ref: 174 Date Posted: Thursday 26 Jul 2018
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 500 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit a Paralegal for the Property department in our Aberdeen office. The successful candidate will provide full support services to all fee earners within the Property team and in particular deal with residential plot sales, part exchanges and resales for developers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Dealing with transactions from initial instruction through to completion – including taking instructions from clients, dealing with all aspects of missives, dealing with all aspects of the conveyancing process including examining and reporting on title;

  • Undertaking appropriate searches at RoS, Scotlis, Companies House and with other diligence providers;

  • Completion and submission of LBTT returns to Revenue Scotland;

  • Undertaking simple legal research with appropriate support

  • Dealing with receipt and transfer of funds.

The successful candidate will have previous property paralegal experience and have the ability to build and maintain a good relationship with colleagues and clients.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm.

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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013