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About McEwan Fraser Legal

McEwan Fraser Legal, an award-winning Solicitor and Estate Agency, is a dynamic, modern company. With an array of respected industry awards under our belt, including Residential Property Team of the Year for the past two years and Employer of the Year at the 2017 Scott + Co Legal Awards, we are highly innovative and known for our emphasis on providing exceptional customer service. We deal with residential and commercial property sales as well as having a robust legal department specialising in conveyancing, private client, family law and litigation.

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At McEwan Fraser Legal, we offer professional advice, support, and guidance on a full range of legal services. We are passionate about making a difference and pride ourselves on going the extra mile to ensure our clients get everything they need with an unrivaled standard of service. Our client’s needs and wishes are at the forefront of our goals and our expert solicitors are committed to providing a personalised and proactive approach to each unique case.

Our large and growing team of expert lawyers are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and we are proud to be awarded the prestigious "Employer of the Year" by the Scottish Legal Awards. From residential conveyancing to family law our team would be delighted to assist you further.

The Position

Due to continued demand, we require an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal to join the Legal team in our Edinburgh Head Office.

You will work closely with experienced Solicitors and a varied team of over 150 employees who all share the same passion for client care and first class service. You will assist them with a range of residential conveyancing matters including sale and purchase, transfers of title, new build purchases, and remortgage work.

McEwan Fraser Legal are fully operational 7 days a week to help offer an unrivalled level of customer service to our clients. We would be happy to consider part-time and full-time flexible working patterns to fit in across our extended opening hours as we know 9:00am – 5:30pm doesn't work for everyone.

This is a fantastic opportunity for motivated professionals looking to progress their careers and join a Firm that continually strives to be a market leader.

Salary will be negotiable dependent on experience.


Previous experience and knowledge of conveyancing work within the Scottish Legal system is essential, however, experience in matrimonial, private client or litigation work would be advantageous.

You will have strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise work and meet target deadlines under time pressure.

You should be experienced in running a full caseload of purchases and sales through to completion in a role that requires a significant amount of client contact.

You will also strive to provide exceptional results to ensure your clients’ transactions run smoothly.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Assisting with a large caseload.
  • Supporting, training, and coaching junior members of the team.
  • Dealing with post completion and exchange of contract matters.
  • Completion of all relevant paperwork.
  • Creating and amending property related documentation.
  • Dealing with calls and correspondence.
  • Liaising with Clients, Solicitors and other estate agents/ mortgage brokers.
  • Carrying out property searches.
  • Updating the case management system.
How to Apply

How to Apply

Salary will be negotiable depending upon the level of transferable experience.

To apply, please submit the following information:

  1. Completed application form (available to download at the top of the recruitment page)
  2. CV in Word or PDF format.
  3. Brief covering letter or email stating how your skills meet the requirements of the position.

All the above information should be submitted to HR Manager at