Position: Solicitor or Legal Executive
Department: Residential Conveyancing and Agriculture
Reporting to: Head of Private Client
Location: Barnard Castle
Undertake fee earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the
Ensure the successful development of the Company in line with the business plan.
Main duties and requirements
Conduct of matters on behalf of clients.
Supervision of fee earning work undertaken by colleagues.
Management of support services for which (s)he is responsible, including supervision
of own secretary.
Participation in marketing activities whether on a companywide, departmental or
Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of
monies on account and billing procedures.
Preferred skills and experience
Thorough working knowledge and experience in the relevant departmental law to be
able to act confidently for a range of clients.
Good interpersonal and organisational skills.
Good risk management skills, complying with regulatory requirements such as money
laundering and data protection.
Good file management procedures.
Remain up to date with changes in the law.
Experience of working with Case Management systems.
Excellent PC/keyboard skills.
Self-motivation: energy; positivity; can-do attitude.
Confidentiality and discretion.
Proactive; willing to use initiative.
Able to work well independently as well as part of a team.
Any other duties
This job description is not restrictive in any way and should be regarded only as a guideline
to the duties required and may be amended in the light of changing circumstances following
consultation with the post holder. The job description does not form part of the Contract of