Paralegal or Solicitor - Residential Conveyancing

Scullion Law
Contract Type
Practice Area
Residential Conveyancing
Glasgow or Hamilton
Dependent on experience
3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Expiry Date
We currently have an opportunity within our Residential Property Department for either a qualified solicitor or paralegal.

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity within our Residential Property Department for either:-

  • a Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE in residential property; or
  • an experienced paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in residential property 

We are a busy team with a unique set up which is designed to ensure that in addition to our clients receiving outstanding customer service, our fee earners have the support which enables them to maintain high service standards while dealing with a relatively high case load. 

We are instructed in residential property work from a number of areas of Scotland meaning that in addition to volume work, we also bring in a varied and interesting case load. 

You will be supported by our new business team who deal with all new enquiries and submission of offers and also our Senior Solicitor team who will assist you with complex aspects of transactions. 

Essential Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-

- Experience in dealing with all aspects of residential property transactions including post settlement work such as preparation and submission of LBTT returns and preparation of registration forms

- Experience in dealing with a broad range of residential property transactions including:-

  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • New build transactions
  • Re-mortgages
  • Executry conveyancing including purchases from estates, transfers of title and sales
  • Matrimonial conveyancing including implementing minutes of agreements on sales and transfers of title 
  • Insolvency conveyancing including re-possession purchases and sales and purchasing from or selling on behalf of a party who is insolvent

- Excellent client relationship skills in order to manage clients expectations, ensure their experience of dealing with our firm is positive with the aim of maintaining our outstanding reputation and securing repeat business from both private clients and referrers

- Ability to manage your own case load with the self-confidence to recognise own limitations and seek guidance from other members of the team as and when required

- Excellent time management and organisational skills

- The ability to work as part of a team to meet organisational goals


Please note that regardless of the primary location, the successful applicants would have to be based at our Hamilton office for initial training and probation.


Salary is negotiable depending on experience and we offer a benefits package.


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