Senior Solicitor - Residential Conveyancing


Residential Conveyancing Senior Solicitor

Glasgow or Hamilton

The Role

We currently have an opportunity within the Senior Solicitor team of our Residential Property Department.

The purpose of the Senior Solicitor team is to support our fee earners by assisting them with complex issues that can arise within standard residential conveyancing transactions in addition to dealing with our own case load of more complex transactions.

We are instructed in residential property work from a number of areas of Scotland meaning that in addition to volume work, we also bring in a varied and interesting case load which requires the attention of an experienced solicitor.

Essential Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-

  • Excellent technical skills in dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing including examination of title with particular emphasis on Sasine titles
  • Experience in dealing with a broad range of residential property transactions
  • Excellent attention to detail in identifying issues that would potentially expose us, our clients or their lenders to risk
  • Excellent problem solving skills coupled with knowledge of compliance requirements (in particular the CML handbook) so that any issues identified can be resolved in a compliant manner
  • Excellent client relationship skills in order to manage clients expectations, ensure their experience of dealing with our firm is positive with the aim of maintaining our outstanding reputation and securing repeat business from both private clients and referrers
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions (at an appropriate level) following an accurate analysis of the information available
  • Self-confidence to recognise own limitations and seek guidance from other members of the team as and when required
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to be flexible to accommodate changing priorities to meet the needs of the Senior Solicitor team and Residential Property Department as a whole
  • The ability to work as part of a team to meet organisational goals
  • Enthusiasm about, and a desire to progress your career in, Property Law


Salary is negotiable depending on experience and we offer a benefits package. The successful applicants would be based at our Hamilton office for initial training and probation.

Application Details

Charmaine Trainor
01698 283265
105 Cadzow St, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire ML3 6HG

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