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Legal Administrator – Land and Rural Business – Edinburgh


Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for a full time Legal Administrator to join our Land and Rural Business Team based in our Edinburgh office. The role is to provide a full administration service to the department as part of a professional business support team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Some of the duties will include:

  • Assist with the administrative elements for the opening of new clients including Client Load-up Forms, Letters of Engagement, Terms of Business and AML
  • Finance administration associated with client transactions
  • To produce reports and client information from case management system
  • Request, prepare and order searches from Registers of Scotland and completing registration forms and LBTT returns
  • To efficiently produce accurately typed and formatted documentation including letters, faxes, reports, articles, presentations and specialist forms and documents all in accordance with the Firm’s format and policy, including dealing with dictation when required
  • To co-ordinate and arrange travel requirements as and when required
  • File management and supporting diary management
  • Assist in reviewing and improving procedures necessary to ensure smooth running of the department

Person specification:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to work to deadlines and manage a varied workload
  • A professional manner, strong attention to detail
  • A strong team player who is self-motivated, positive and has a “can do” attitude
  • Experience in a similar role within the Professional Services industry
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Working knowledge of AML processes would also be considered advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  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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