Senior Solicitor – Residential Conveyancing

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Solicitor for the Residential Conveyancing department of our clients Cheshire based firm.

Successful candidate must have 10 years PQE

Duties will include,

  • Advise on the sales and purchases of the full range of residential property, including houses and flats, with a particular focus on high value properties.
  • Deal with the requirements of lenders in relation to sales and purchases.
  • Manage purchases, site set ups and plot sales for developer clients.
  • Actively work to convert enquiries into new matters.
  • Promote the Prestige Conveyancing Service and support the firm with marketing opportunities, including; writing blogs and press releases, and to be pro-active in networking and business development.
  • Ensure proper file management.
  • Ensure all time recording is accurate.
  • Give accurate prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to clients’ enquiries whilst managing their expectations.
  • Gain an understanding of clients’ requirements and how to achieve their needs.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Ensure billing is completed to agreed timescales.
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with the firm’s policies and procedures; including dealing with confidential documents.
  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation, case law and carry out legal research.
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required in order to meet personal, SRA and business needs.

Successful candidate must,

  • Have excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Have the ability to work independently on own initiative
  • Have strong organisational and time management skills
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have the ability to find sound solutions to complex legal issues
  • Have the ability to adapt quickly to new areas of law
  • Have excellent client management and matter management skills
  • Be a team player

For more information on this role, please contact gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk

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