Head of Conveyancing - Legal 500 firm

Edenbridge – £60,000 - £70,000

Solicitor - Head of Conveyancing

Based in their stylish Edenbridge office.

Competitve salary (up to £70,000)

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Solicitor to join a reputable, top tier, law firm with great prospects for directorship for the right applicant. An experienced solicitor is required to head up a busy residential property department acting for a variety of top tier client.

With an emphasis on retirement apartments and so a good degree of leasehold experience and private client knowledge, you will be in charge of a department which includes a trainee solicitor and paralegals. This role does not require any marketing, the clinet employs a business development manager to link with development sales site managers.

You will be supported on a variety of residential property transactions including sales and purchases with experience in help to buy and newbuild properties a must have. As the appointed head of newbuild residential conveyancing you will be responsible for handling your own caseload of files as well as ensuring that you provide a high level of service to a very high net worth client base. It is expected that the appointed Solicitor will play an important role in the financial success of the department.

Applications are sought from qualified Solicitors with at least 8 years' PQE (guide to experience) and applicants should be enthusiastic about developing their career in this area and experience in plot purchases. You must be confident in your ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines. The successful candidate will be paid a market rate salary, with a generous, realistically achievable bonus scheme.

If this seems like the next step in your career or if the role seems interesting and you want to learn more then please do not hesitate to apply.

Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Connor Franks

Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071


Connor joined Douglas Scott in August 2017, eager to utilise his previous experience gained within the financial services recruitment market and transfer this to the legal sector. He initially worked with the Midlands team covering a range of practice areas including Family, Residential Conveyancing, and Private Client. Connor also has experience on the National Insurance desk where he specialised in the Personal Injury market working with Legal Assistant level up to Head of Department. Connor now works on the London desk covering all levels of Private Client and Private Wealth roles within the City and works with a range of clients from reputable regional firms to those in the Top 20.  Connor graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a degree in sport. 

"Connor Franks is a credit to your team. He has gone out of his way to get me an interview and has constantly kept me updated which is much appreciated."

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant | Redditch

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Residential Conveyancing
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Edenbridge
  • Reference: J51342

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