Wills, Trusts & Executries Paralegal

Location: Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Experience: n/a

Closing Date: 10 July 2022

Wills, Trusts & Executries Paralegal

MacRoberts continues to develop and grow as a dynamic, modern Scottish law firm, serving businesses and private individuals, with strong leadership and operational excellence. We are a firm which is collegiate and are set apart from our competitors by our quality of service, industry knowledge, legal expertise and the ability to deliver innovative solutions for our clients.

We are committed to providing the highest-quality service to our clients. We achieve this through recruiting and developing high-calibre, talented individuals throughout the firm. We recognise that our staff are vital to continuing the success and growth of our business.

MacRoberts is a law firm where you can really make your mark. Let us be part of your success.

The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join our Private Client East team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of transactions and work alongside the Private Client team in a busy team dealing with a wide variety of wills, trusts and executries.


Key Skills/Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Solicitors, Associates and Partners within the Private Client team, you will provide support to the wider team.
  • The role will involve accurately preparing and drafting documents.
  • The successful candidate can expect to work on a varied workload.

Experience Required

  • Previous Paralegal experience working within Private Client in a Scottish Legal Firm is essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the team and clients.
  • An enthusiastic approach and the ability to effectively manage time to complete tasks.


Our hybrid working approach allows the opportunity to work flexibly from home as well as in our office based in Edinburgh.


Hours of Work

Monday to Friday 9.00 – 5.00pm


Our Benefits: 

  • An inclusive working environment. We know our employees want a suitable work-life balance according to their different personal circumstances so we support them to achieve this wherever we can - whether it is working from home, working different hours or in an alternative way.
  • A range of benefits.  This includes areas such as pensions & life assurance, health and wellbeing, generous annual leave, holiday purchase plan and enhanced sick pay and family friendly pay.
  • Discretionary pay awards based on performance. We reward success appropriately and assess individual performance against our core values and annual and long-term financial and non-financial objectives.


Any job offers made are subject to successful pre-employment checks, including those from Disclosure Scotland.

MacRoberts LLP is an equal opportunities employer.  This means that we aim to ensure that no applicants nor employees are treated less favourably on the grounds of religion or belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, colour, nationality, or ethnic origin, or are disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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