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Solicitor


Legals 4 Lawyers
Salary: £40-50,000pa
Company benefits: Pension scheme
Location: Bedfordshire, Luton, Hertfordshire, Stevenage, Letchworth
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+
Contact: Stacey
Sector: Residential Conveyancing
Category: Legal Executive Jobs, Licensed Conveyancer Jobs, Professional Support Jobs, Solicitor Jobs
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Residential Conveyancing Solicitor – L4L676 – Stevenage

 

Our friendly client law firm is actively seeking a Residential Property Solicitor of approximately 5yrs pqe to join them in their structured Residential Property Department in Stevenage.

 

They aim to provide a range of legal services to the highest standards of professional expertise and integrity for family and commercial clients.  Personal service and discretion are at the forefront of their firm.

 

They have a full team of Solicitors and support staff spread over 3 offices in Hertfordshire.

 

The Residential Property Solicitor will be required to manage a full and varied caseload of Residential Property matters for clients , whereby you will have the assistance and support of a dedicated secretarial team and Paralegal.

 

The Candidate:

 

Will need to have a proven track record of managing a team and have a minimum of 5 yrs pqe experience within a Residential Property role.  The successful candidate will be part of a team supported by Secretaries and a Paralegal.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Carry out the duties of Domestic Conveyancing in a professional and efficient manner. When necessary meeting and dealing with clients' needs whilst contributing to the overall cost effective management and success of the department.

 

Main duties:

 

  • Maintain fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives and in accordance with the current policies and procedures.

  • Ensure instructions and tasks are dealt with promptly, and in a cost effective and efficient manner in accordance with the policies and regulations set by the firm and the Code of Conduct of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

  • Monitoring personal performance against agreed targets and objectives, highlighting areas of inefficiency and ineffectiveness, taking action where necessary to improve any deficiencies.

  • Prioritise own workload, maintaining accurate records of time spent on all activities, ensuring that bills are presented on time and that the agreed procedures within the business relating to matter management and file control are adhered to.

  • Maintain competence through the firm’s training policy and procedures, whilst ensuring a personal development portfolio and relevant training records, which satisfy the current regulations and requirements as specified by The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), are kept updated.

  • When requested attending upon clients to take instructions and advising on the most appropriate course of action to meet clients' needs; taking appropriate action in executing clients' instructions in a timely manner.

  • Working as part of a team to arrange cover within the department at all times, to include holiday cover

  • Keep informed of all changes in the law and practice in your own area of work.

  • Undertaking other duties of a reasonable nature which may be requested from time to time including relevant marketing and business development activities.

 

Essential/Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage your workload effectively

  • Experience of working as part of a team

  • The ability to provide first class customer care

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Able to use initiative

  • Good IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel

  • Preferably working knowledge of Proclaim or skills to quickly learn the Proclaim Case Management System or other case management system.

 

Personal specification:

  • Be self-disciplined and able to work on own or as part of a team

  • Manage case files in a manner appropriate to the work being done and the requirements of the SRA and Lexcel standards

  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to achieve dead lines

  • Have good communication skills and examples of effective communication

  • Excellent time management skills to deal with demanding work load

  • Be an active contributor to Teamwork

  • Be able to maintain good working relationships within the firm and employees, Clients and external organisations

  • Be presentable at all times maintaining professional image of the department and the firm. Be trust worthy and honest.

 

Additional Information:

 

Reports to:                       Head of Residentiall Property Department

 

Type of role:                    Full time, Permanent

                 

Hours:                              Monday to Friday  9:00 to 5:15pm (1 hour lunch)

 

Salary:                              £40-50kpa

 

Pension:                          Workplace pension arrangements available

 

Benefits:                          20 day holiday P.A. building  to 25 days after three years of continued service.

 

Start Date:                                   ASAP

 

Parking:                           Close by to offices.

 

 

Residential Conveyancing Solicitor – L4L676 – Stevenage

 

Our friendly client law firm is actively seeking a Residential Property Solicitor of approximately 5yrs pqe to join them in their structured Residential Property Department in Stevenage.

 

They aim to provide a range of legal services to the highest standards of professional expertise and integrity for family and commercial clients.  Personal service and discretion are at the forefront of their firm.

 

They have a full team of Solicitors and support staff spread over 3 offices in Hertfordshire.

 

The Residential Property Solicitor will be required to manage a full and varied caseload of Residential Property matters for clients , whereby you will have the assistance and support of a dedicated secretarial team and Paralegal.

 

The Candidate:

 

Will need to have a proven track record of managing a team and have a minimum of 5 yrs pqe experience within a Residential Property role.  The successful candidate will be part of a team supported by Secretaries and a Paralegal.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Carry out the duties of Domestic Conveyancing in a professional and efficient manner. When necessary meeting and dealing with clients' needs whilst contributing to the overall cost effective management and success of the department.

 

Main duties:

 

  • Maintain fee income in line with targets and agreed objectives and in accordance with the current policies and procedures.

  • Ensure instructions and tasks are dealt with promptly, and in a cost effective and efficient manner in accordance with the policies and regulations set by the firm and the Code of Conduct of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

  • Monitoring personal performance against agreed targets and objectives, highlighting areas of inefficiency and ineffectiveness, taking action where necessary to improve any deficiencies.

  • Prioritise own workload, maintaining accurate records of time spent on all activities, ensuring that bills are presented on time and that the agreed procedures within the business relating to matter management and file control are adhered to.

  • Maintain competence through the firm’s training policy and procedures, whilst ensuring a personal development portfolio and relevant training records, which satisfy the current regulations and requirements as specified by The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), are kept updated.

  • When requested attending upon clients to take instructions and advising on the most appropriate course of action to meet clients' needs; taking appropriate action in executing clients' instructions in a timely manner.

  • Working as part of a team to arrange cover within the department at all times, to include holiday cover

  • Keep informed of all changes in the law and practice in your own area of work.

  • Undertaking other duties of a reasonable nature which may be requested from time to time including relevant marketing and business development activities.

 

Essential/Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage your workload effectively

  • Experience of working as part of a team

  • The ability to provide first class customer care

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Able to use initiative

  • Good IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel

  • Preferably working knowledge of Proclaim or skills to quickly learn the Proclaim Case Management System or other case management system.

 

Personal specification:

  • Be self-disciplined and able to work on own or as part of a team

  • Manage case files in a manner appropriate to the work being done and the requirements of the SRA and Lexcel standards

  • Be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure and to achieve dead lines

  • Have good communication skills and examples of effective communication

  • Excellent time management skills to deal with demanding work load

  • Be an active contributor to Teamwork

  • Be able to maintain good working relationships within the firm and employees, Clients and external organisations

  • Be presentable at all times maintaining professional image of the department and the firm. Be trust worthy and honest.

 

Additional Information:

 

Reports to:                       Head of Residentiall Property Department

 

Type of role:                    Full time, Permanent

                 

Hours:                              Monday to Friday  9:00 to 5:15pm (1 hour lunch)

 

Salary:                              £40-50kpa

 

Pension:                          Workplace pension arrangements available

 

Benefits:                          20 day holiday P.A. building  to 25 days after three years of continued service.

 

Start Date:                                   ASAP

 

Parking:                           Close by to offices.

 

 

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