Deputy Director – Commercial Property

Job ID: JR74LC
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Salary: £45000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with a local solicitors with offices in Hull, Beverley and York. This multi service firm has experienced a boom in the property market and requires a Deputy Director to head the firms Commercial department. The role would suit a senior conveyancer with some managerial/supervisory experience keen to take the next step, or an already experienced Lead Conveyancer looking for a new opportunity at a modern and forward thinking firm.

The candidate:

Qualified Solicitor or CILEX in Residential Property
Experience in managing a varied caseload
Managerial and team leading experience
People skills
Able to manage queries and complaints
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is essential
Excellent communication skills
A keen eye for detail

Key Duties:

  • Handle own caseload within Freehold and Leasehold Purchases and Sales, Re-Mortgages, ​Transfer of Equity, ​Shared Ownership to include Staircasing, ​New Build Property (including Help to Buy), ​Lease Extensions, Leasehold Enfranchisement and Equity Release.
  • Use the case management efficiently
  • Building good relations and regular communications with local estate agents and contacts
  • Supervise your support team member and delegate tasks. Those with less supervisory experience would start with a smaller team before building up to a team of 5.


  • 23 Days holiday increasing with years of service
  • Free training and CPD
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Free tuck shop and breakfasts
  • All expenses paid summer ball and Christmas party.
  • Pension

To find out more, call 01482 533656.

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

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