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Paralegal - Personal and Family

Paralegal - Personal and Family, Edinburgh

Salary: Dependent on experience

Our Client is a large international law firm headquartered in Scotland who combine the individual expertise of its colleagues, from all areas of the business, to deliver Enlightened Thinking - new knowledge and new legal possibilities that are uniquely suited to each of their clients in Scotland, the UK and internationally.

They are committed to investing in and developing their people and operate a bespoke development framework that has been designed to give you a clear understanding of the expectations of you at each stage in your career.

In addition, they have a transparent promotion process and a dedicated training programme that has been put in place to develop both technical legal and business expertise.


An exciting opportunity for an experienced paralegal to join the Personal and Family practice team.

As a key member of the team you will be responsible for your own caseload which will involve a broad range of private client work as detailed below.

The personal team are one of Scotland's largest teams of private client specialists and the aim of the practice area is to offer clients specialist advice which will meet all their personal, legal and tax requirements.

The successful candidate can expect client contact from the outset with a range of clients, including individuals, trustees, executors, and institutions; from all over Scotland, the UK and beyond.


? Dealing with the administration of trusts and executries (including high value taxable estates).
? Assisting in asset protection and capital gains tax mitigation in relation to trusts and executries.
? Dealing with guardianship administration.
? Preparation of wills and powers of attorney.
? Keeping in regular contact with clients by telephone, email and general correspondence.
? Working effectively with all members of the private client team including partners, s