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Residential Conveyancer

Posted 14 September by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Ended

Residential Conveyancer

Residential Conveyancer , Northamptonshire

Outstanding opportunity here for a qualified solicitor , legal executive or licensed conveyancer.

The firm is recognised nationally and has a strong reputation locally - Anglia / East Midlands region for their service levels for residential conveyancing.

You will need to be able to:
* Manage a caseload and provide legal advice to clients on Purchase, Sales, Transfer of Equity, Shared Ownership, New Build and Re-mortgage matters
* Work within a Team and mentor and develop others
* Work independently and unsupervised
* Assist the Management Team, as and when required
* Communicate and provide excellent Customer Service
* Business Development - Build Relationships with external and internal partnerships to maximise potential business opportunities
* Manage a small team (X2 legal assistants and 1 Conveyancer)
* Assist and organise the team to ensure company targets are met
* Work independently prioritising work and meeting deadlines
* Support with the implementation and promotion of policies and procedures

Main Responsibilities
* To head a team of one Conveyancer and two Legal Assistants managing a caseload of a 120-150 files, to include, Freehold, Leasehold, New Build, Unregistered and Shared Ownership unsupervised
* Deal with incoming/outgoing post and emails
* Distribute work within the team
* Monitor output of work allocated to other team members , reviewing progress and targets
* Deal with ID requirements, source of funds, gifted deposits, conflict checks and risk assessments in line with Regulatory and Company Policies
* Issuing contracts and redemption of charges on completion
* Confidently be able to check and report to clients on contract documentation, mortgage offers and searches
* Work in harmony with other Solicitors to effectively discuss and resolve outstanding issues to ensure a satisfactory resolution is reached and to avoid any unnecessary delays
* Deal with the exchange and completion process
* To effectively be able to resolve technical issues, such as Deeds of Variation, Lease Extensions
* Prepare accurate Financial Statements
* Work to maintain Service Level Agreements agreed with work providers and those set out by the Company
* Monitor and achieve monthly exchange/completion targets
* Provide weekly updates to Estate Agents and manage and drive a monthly prediction exchange list
* Actively communicate via telephone/email/post with Clients, Agents, Solicitors and any other third parties
* Provide ongoing support and mentoring to the team

Attitude and Behaviour
* A team player
* Leads by example - encourages and motivates others
* Self-motivated with a positive attitude
* Demonstrates a "can do attitude"
* Reliable and determined
* Stays calm under pressure when dealing with difficult clients/agents or competing priorities
* Friendly and approachable
* Organised and methodical
* Has an adaptable approach and embraces change
Essential Requirements

* Legal qualification : Solicitor/CILEX/Licenced Conveyancer; and/or
Residential conveyancing experience
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Coach and Mentor others
* Experience in dealing with Leasehold/New Build/Shared Ownership matters
* Run a caseload and perform a full range of tasks unsupervised
* Assist and organise the team to ensure company targets are met
* Maintain and Build relationships with Client and Estate Agent Branches
* Excellent communication skills both written and oral

The Job Description covers plots, as occasionally there could be a new build or a sale where the seller goes on to buy a new build. As a Senior Conveyancer coming in, the expectation would be that you would have experience in all types of residential conveyancing matters.

Highly competitive salary available and a range perks and benefits associated with working for a leading name in the field of conveyancing.

Please contact Dante Friend, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Midlands based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website for more legal jobs in the Birmingham and Midlands areas.

Required skills

  • Quality conveyancing background and client care skills

Reference: 33314063

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