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Trust & Executry Paralegal


Job summary

We are recruiting a Paralegal to support our growing Private Client practice.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to be part of the continued expansion of our brilliant Private Client practice and to join a fantastic team. The successful candidate will undertake a varied workload which will involve administration of trusts (including charitable trusts) and executry estates, ensuring regulatory and compliance details are dealt with.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Experienced paralegal who has dealt with all aspects of trust and executry administration
  • Experience of charitable trusts (preferred)
  • Paralegal or SOLAS qualification
  • High level of numeracy skills
  • Experience of drafting wills and POAs (preferred)
  • Excellent I.T. and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and build client relationships
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Attention to detail

At Harper Macleod you’ll be part of a collective effort that is never satisfied: celebrating the successes and inspiring one another to always improve. You want to deliver extraordinary results for your clients. We want to deliver extraordinary opportunities for you, and encourage you to make a difference.

We also embrace flexibility – including when and where our people work.

We are a business that has been named Law Firm of the Year eight times and ranked in The Times Scotland Best Law Firms 2022. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, an active colleague engagement & CSR programme and the opportunity to develop your career.

Harper Macleod LLP is committed to promoting equal opportunities and developing a diverse workforce.

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As one of Scotland's leading full service law firms, Harper Macleod has specialists across all legal disciplines, covering every service you are likely to need in both your professional and personal life. We offer a complete range of legal services for business, individuals & families, the public sector, and the modern rural economy in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

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