Residential property

Current opportunities

Please see details of our current vacancies below


Legal Administrator - Residential Property

Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal administrator to join our established Residential Property team based in Morningside, Edinburgh.

The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive administrative support to the Residential conveyancing team and assist them in carrying out conveyancing work on behalf of clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of the key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting letters and legal documents for the team
  • Undertaking searches with Local Authority and Land Registry
  • Preparing Land Registration and LBTT forms
  • Assisting with preparation of fee notes
  • Liaising directly with clients and other parties
  • Compliance with Anti Money Laundering (AML) procedures

The role requires a highly motivated, pro-active and confident team player with the ability to prioritise a high volume workload to an exceptional standard.  The successful applicant will possess excellent attention to detail skills and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships. It is also important for the candidate to have proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have experience in a similar administrative or secretarial type role within the legal property sector.

This is a fixed term opportunity and a competitive salary and benefits package is offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to:


Gillespie Macandrew LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that they value the diversity of their workforce.

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Please note that all applicants’ information will be held by the Firm for the purpose in which it was collected. All applications will be deleted following a period of six months, unless applicants request otherwise.




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