Solicitor / Associate | Aberdein Considine Legal

Solicitor / Associate

Position type: Full-time/Permanent

Location: Edinburgh

Following the firm’s merger with Russel + Aitken (Edinburgh), and an increase in volumes of work, the firm are looking for a dynamic, driven, enthusiastic and ambitious Residential Conveyancing Solicitor / Associate to join and help grow our conveyancing department in Edinburgh. The ideal candidate will be NQ to 4 years PQE with a preferred background in residential conveyancing and will act for clients in the legal aspects of sale and purchase transactions, re-mortgages and transfer of title.

The ideal candidate will meet with clients who are intending to buy or sell their property and discuss the process of the intended transaction. Following this, the role will involve submitting offers for properties on the client’s behalf, concluding missives for purchases, examination of the titles in relation to a purchase and advising clients on the legal implications of any issues arising. The role will also involve concluding missives in relation to the sale of the client’s property and dealing with the conveyancing involved.


  • Communicating with clients and taking their instructions
  • Providing legal advice to clients where appropriate
  • Liaising with third parties such as other solicitors and banks
  • Drafting legal documentation
  • Concluding missives for sale and purchase transactions
  • Undertaking the conveyancing for sale and purchase transactions




  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage a high volume work load
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • A good legal knowledge and the ability to apply it as appropriate
  • Experience in holding client meetings
  • Experience in property, conveyancing and private client work

How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form


Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
AB11 6DN