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PARALEGAL (Trust and Executry)

Primrose & Gordon, Solicitors and Estate Agents, Dumfries (established 1782) are looking to recruit an able, qualified Paralegal to assist in our busy Wills, Trusts and Executry department.

You will hold a recognised Paralegal qualification and ideally have at least 2 years’ experience (although newly-qualified Paralegals will be considered).  The work will involve preparation of straightforward Wills, the winding up of Estates (both testate and intestate) and some basic Family Trust work.  IHT experience is not essential and training and guidance can be given for the less experienced candidate.  This is a challenging position requiring a person of sensitivity, emotional maturity and efficient admin. skills and legal knowledge.

We are a friendly and progressive firm.  Working conditions are pleasant.  Salary will be based on your experience and will be open to discussion.

The position will be Office-based although part working from home is a possibility as all our processes are “cloud-based” and digitised.  Part-time or part-week working is also a possibility.

In addition to salary there is a Workplace Pension with Nest open to you and also a generous Healthcare Package through “Simply Health” is offered.

If this opportunity interests you please apply in writing, in the strictest confidence, enclosing CV and covering letter to : John Lawson, Partner, Primrose & Gordon, Solicitors, 1 Newall Terrace, Dumfries, DG1 1LN.  Email –