Residential Property Paralegal

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Location: Inverness or Elgin or surrounding areas Application Deadline: 10 July 2024...

Our firm in the north
We’ve been part of the Highlands, Islands and Moray community for 20 years, but our links stretch
back more than 40 years. Our firm in the north is growing and we want you to be part of our future.

In our 20 years in the region, we’ve helped to start and develop the careers of hundreds of lawyers.
As well as clear development opportunities, you’ll get to work on varied and fulfilling cases which
really matter to the people and organisations across the area. We help individuals and families
experiencing major life events, while supporting some of the Highlands’ most high-profile businesses
and organisations such as major infrastructure providers, renewable energy companies, the marine
and rural economies, and community groups.

Your focus will be on working with clients in the north of Scotland, but there will also be lots of opportunities to work with colleagues and clients across the country and internationally. You’ll be backed up by the largest team of lawyers in the north, with the breadth and depth of a national law firm.

We have one of the largest residential property teams in Scotland and more than 30 years’ experience of helping people buy and sell their homes. We are looking for a paralegal to support the residential property team in Inverness. Experience in residential conveyancing is a must although a paralegal qualification is not essential.

The role will involve dealing with a broad range of residential property matters including house sales, and purchases. You will be assisting solicitors acting for a broad range of clients including individuals, trusts, SMEs and property developers and advising housebuilders on plot sales of completed homes. We carry out conveyancing across the country and from most of our office branch network.


The successful candidate will deal with an interesting and varied workload with high levels of client contact and must be capable of being an integral part of a large team of solicitors in a challenging, fast paced environment with minimal supervision.

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Let your ambitions and ours go hand in hand
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.

Harper Macleod’s culture is the sum of the actions of the people who make up our business – it’s built around taking calculated risks and pushing for innovative solutions. You know the law, but you also know that there’s much more to being a lawyer than that.

You know that doing things the right way is always the best way - the right things for clients, colleagues and our communities. We will never compromise on this.

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, ranked in The Times Scotland Best Law Firms 2024, and named ESG Firm of the Year. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, active colleague engagement, wellbeing, sustainability & CSR programmes and the opportunity to develop your career.

We believe the best is yet to come for Harper Macleod. If this sounds like the type of firm you’d like to be part of, maybe the best is yet to come for you?

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

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