Residential & Commercial Property Solicitor
My client is a quality high street law firm based in the historic area of Forest Hill, South East London. they are known for building a strong reputation for excellence and professional legal services which they provide in a friendly, approachable and cost effective manner. Utilising the latest technology, they aim to deliver the highest standards of service efficiently at a competitive price.
A Residential & Commercial Property Solicitor is now required for a well established Property department. As a property Solicitor within this firm you will be expected to handle a busy and mixed caseload of work including but not limited to: the sales and purchases of Freehold and leasehold properties, new build properties, properties sold or purchased at auction, drafting & grant of new leases, leasehold extensions & variations. remortgages, transfer of equity and equity release schemes. In return, the firm offers a generous salary with excellent bonus schemes, generous holiday allowance and the opportunity to work within a team that has an outstanding reputation where you will undertake high-quality work from different backgrounds and range from high net worth individuals, businesses and developers to first time buyers and the elderly. If you thrive under pressure and are a pro-active professional who envisions a prosperous career within Property Law then please apply now.
Duties & Responsibilities:
To undertake all aspects of case work having due regard to the procedures defined with in the Office Manual criteria including;
Attending clients and third parties in person and/or by telephone
Obtaining instructions and advising on courses of action
Preparing & drafting documents and advice to clients
Conduct with all due diligence of conveyancing matters
General progress of matters in line with agreed timescales
To ensure billings in accordance with set targets
To market the firms Commercial and Residential Conveyancing Department, particularly with existing clients and local estate agents
To assist the firm generally in the firms marketing program
To assist the firm with such administration issues as are assigned to you and to contribute to the formulation and implementation of the office Business Plan and Office Manual and to carry out any responsibilities allocated to you.
To work at all times in accordance with the policies and practices defined with in the Office Manual and to highlight any ideas for improvement.
You will have at least 3 years’ PQE gained from a reputable firm.
You will have a with a sound knowledge of the Residential & Commercial Conveyancing process
You will be used to working in a team environment.
You will have excellent technical and organisational skills.
You will be flexible and client-focused.
Location: Forest Hill, South East London
Benefits: Partnership prospects for the right candidate (after a suitable period for them to prove themselves)
Salary range (DOE): £35,000 - £45,000
Job type: Permanen
Working Hours: Monday–Friday (full-time)