Paralegal - Real Estate East

Location: Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Experience: n/a

Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Paralegal - Real Estate East

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 Real Estate East team.  The successful candid will have the opportunity to be involved in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions.   You will be an important member of our team working alongside our experienced solicitors and with direct contact to clients.  You will have the opportunity to build relationships with clients and see deals all the way through.  We are a dynamic, friendly team who all help each other get the job done.

Key Skills/Responsibilities:

  • The role will involve preparing and drafting documents.
  • You will be responsible for drafting discharges and dispositions along with submitting LBTT and preparation of Land Registration Forms.
  • Reviews of title, lease management transactions and secured lending transactions.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience working within real estate would be desirable, however, consideration will be given to candidates with less experience who have a good academic record and possess a desire to learn and progress within their legal career.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and clients.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to work and the ability to effectively manage time.



Our approach to agile working allows employees a blend of working from home as well as in our office in Edinburgh.


Hours of Work:

Full-time, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm


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 disadvantag

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