Residential Conveyancer

Job ID: JR182742

Salary: £32000-£45000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are currently working with a prestigious law firm in the Newcastle, Leeds and Birmingham areas. An opportunity has arisen for a talented Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive/CLC to work in the Property Department.

The successful candidate will carry out all aspects of residential conveyancing, along with managing and supporting a small team at one office to ensure that work is carried out in an expeditious manner, meeting the standards required by Lexcel and CQS.

Key Duties:

Your role will include:

  • Undertake residential conveyancing work on behalf of clients of the Firm
  • Supervising and managing other Fee Earners and administration staff within the Firm’s structure and other staff as necessary
  • Dealing with clients, intermediaries and HM Land Registry etc. both in person and over the telephone
  • File management to the standards defined by the Firm
  • Ensure budgets are managed and met
  • Undertake file audits within the team
  • Pro-active business development of self and Firm
  • Undertake any reasonable instructions given by management within the limits of this employment description
  • Undertake continuing competency training to include compulsory CQS training
  • Supporting and reporting to the Head of Conveyancing


You Will Need:

  • Qualified Solicitor, CILEX or CLC, with a minimum of 2 years residential conveyancing experience in sales, purchases, TOE, shared ownership and leasehold
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Business development skills
  • Good organisation and administration skills
  • Ability to be a team player
  • A sound knowledge of conveyancing procedures, CQS Protocol and Anti-Money Laundering legislation
  • Experience of Lexcel standard is desirable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Case Management Systems experience of using Tikit is desirable
  • You will be required to work at the other offices of the Firm from time to time be as required by the management
  • Driving license and use of own vehicle essential


In exchange for your hard work and commitment, we offer:
  • A competitive remuneration package and additional benefits (including parking, private health insurance, group life cover and critical illness)
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • A supportive & friendly working environment
  • The opportunity to work for a firm that prides itself on top quality, complex and challenging work
  • A structured approach to personal development through our competency framework


To find out more, call the office on 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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