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Residential & Commercial Property Conveyancer

Posted 23 April by Aldena Associates Ltd Ended

Conveyancer - Property Department

Reciprocal responsibility for: Support Staff

Person specification - Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience of dealing with commercial and residential property matters
  • Experience of dealing with multifaceted and complex transactions
  • Experience of handling high volume of transactions at any one time
  • Experience of attending clients
  • Experience of liaising with third parties such as other parties’ lawyers, accountants, surveyors, managing agents and business and property sales agents
  • Experience of producing completion statements and drawing up bills
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of working under pressure
  • Experience of attending networking and similar events

Practical skills:

  • Administration skills
  • Typing skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English
  • Supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Self-sufficiency
  • Must have a good working knowledge of the SRA Code of Conduct and Accounts Rules

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Job purpose:

  • To run own caseload
  • To assist other fee earners with their cases
  • To assist head of department in establishing scales of efficiency
  • To contribute to the effective operation of the firm
  • To actively develop new sources of potential income streams for the department

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General responsibilities:

  • Manage own caseload
  • Maintain a watching brief over the other fee earners’ files when they are on holiday, sick, etc.
  • Ensure that diary dates are observed
  • Meet relevant quality and professional standards
  • Proactively build and grow department
  • Actively develop new sources of potential income streams
  • Promoting a positive working environment within firm
  • Marketing and promoting the firm and its service offerings
  • Undertaking research on developing areas of law and procedures to remain up to date on key issues
  • Maintaining training and development requirements as expected by the firm

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Tasks:

  • General administrative tasks in relation to individual file management
  • Attending clients, taking instructions
  • Writing letters and emails
  • Progressing legal due diligence process
  • Conducting searches and investigating title
  • Communicating with other parties involved in transaction
  • Reporting to clients
  • Billing
  • Producing precedents, template documents and other processes to enable department to be run efficiently
  • Producing articles for website on property law issues on a regular basis
  • Attending networking events
  • Utilising social media frequently, in particular LinkedIn and Twitter, to promote the firm and its service offerings
  • Running and/or assisting in the running of stalls, trade shows or other events of a similar nature.
  • Other tasks as requested

Required skills

  • Property Law
  • Communicate Clearly
  • Managing Agents

Reference: 34362387

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