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Residential Conveyancing Paralegal (Full Time, Bonnyrigg) Vacancy at Stuart & Stuart

May 14 2019 Written by Stuart & Stuart Solicitors & Estate Agents

We are recruiting an experienced paralegal to join our busy residential conveyancing team in our Bonnyrigg Office.  The successful candidate will be responsible for their own case load whilst assisting our qualified solicitors in all areas of residential conveyancing.  The ideal candidate for this position will have proven residential conveyancing experience, a strong work ethic, exceptional problem-solving skills and will be comfortable working in a fast- paced and busy workplace.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES include but are not limited to:

  • Dealing with all aspects of conveyancing in purchases, sales, remortgages, transfer of titles and discharges (from initial contact to completion)
  • Taking transactions from start to finish
  • Managing a high volume caseload with minimum supervision
  • Manage client and lender requirements
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Drafting legal documentation
  • Dealing with all aspects of missives
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors, lenders and others throughout the transaction
  • Meeting with clients
  • Making regular contact with clients to keep them updated throughout their transaction
  • Examining title and reporting to clients/lenders
  • Completing LBTT and Registration applications
  • Assisting with Anti-Money Laundering and Risk Assessment procedures/processes
  • Producing Fee Notes and Cash Accounts when required


  • Paralegal Qualification
  • Previous conveyancing paralegal experience is essential
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent I.T. skills
  • Good team player
  • A pro-active approach to work
  • Able to work under pressure

Compensation Package

A competitive salary is on offer and is aligned with applicants knowledge, skills and experience.

Application Process (Strictly No Agencies)

To apply for the role of Residential Conveyancing Paralegal send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post your application to:

Carrie Ann Scott,

Director of Operations,

Stuart & Stuart WS,

25 Rutland Street,

Edinburgh EH1 2RN 

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