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As Aberdeen's oldest legal practice, we pride ourselves not just on the stability of the firm, but also our ability to retain staff, many of whom have worked with us for their entire professional career.

We strive to create an enjoyable working environment within the firm, and offer our staff the ability to be involved in quality legal work, whilst maintaining a good work/life balance.

If you are interested in working for the firm then please feel free to submit your c.v. and a covering letter to our offices marked for the attention of the Pracitce Manager or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Otherwise, specific vacancies will appear on this page as they arise and submissions for those positions should be made in accordance with the details provided in the job specification.

Assistant Estate Factor

We are currently looking for an Assistant Estate Factor to join our Agricultural Team, based in our offices in Aberdeen. The job is advertised on a full-time basis (36 hours per week), although as a client service provider there may be times when the Assistant Estate Factor is required to work beyond contracted hours.

It is essential that applicants hold a clean driving licence and that their own car is insured for business use, as there will be travelling involved in this job role. Salary is dependent upon experience and training will be provided.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of our Estate Factor, with their duties including:

  • Estate Administration – involving assisting in the day-to-day management of rural estates including meeting with clients to discuss relevant estate matters, instructing appropriate tradesmen and other suppliers as required, collection and paying invoices, organising seasonal grazing & cropping lets, completing SGRPID paperwork, applying for grants where required, and liaising with the Forestry Commission.

 

  • Managing Let Properties – involving arranging for the advertising of let properties, scheduling and conducting viewings, preparing lease agreements, lodging deposits, making entry arrangements, collecting and processing rental payments, dealing with tenant's enquiries, pursuing rent arrears, negotiating lease extensions, keeping records and liaising with landlords, instructing necessary work to properties as approved by landlords, ensuring compliance with legal requirements (i.e. LGSC, EICR, PAT testing), and keeping records.

 

  • General Duties – including filing, archiving, processing new clients, and generally supporting other colleagues as required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience dealing with people, suppliers and other service providers with the agriculture and rural sectors, including experience with SGRPID paperwork and systems, and an understanding of seasonal grazing and cropping lets.
  • proven administrative experience including book keeping, record-keeping, cash handling and general office duties.
  • strong communication skills and able to deal with people sometimes in difficult situations.
  • the ability to manage their own time and multi-task with minimal oversight.
  • experience of MS Office software and a flexible and adaptable approach.

If you are interested in this position then please submit your c.v. and a covering letter to our offices marked for the attention of the Pracitce Manager or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or for further information about the role contact Shane Greig on 01224 644 333 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .u