Head of Conveyancing

Oldham – £30,000 - £45,000

Head of Conveyancing

An ambitious Residential Conveyancer is wanted for a Head of Department role role with an expanding Oldham based law firm. Applications are invited from technically strong and compliant Residential Conveyancing Solicitors, CILEx or Licensed Conveyancers with at least 5 years experience as a lead or senior in a high street, regional or volume Conveyancing environment. Offering job security in challenging times, salary is circa £45,000 and negotiable dependent on experience. Maximum work life balance. Apply now for immediate consideration.

The successful candidate will join an ambitious high street law firm delivering an expanding portfolio of personal legal services. Leading a small department, you will run a full and varied caseload Residential Conveyancing caseload consisting of freehold, leasehold and new build, sales and purchases from start to finish. Day to day duties will include sale contract issues, replies to enquiries, purchase contract approval and the raising and checking of enquiries and searches. Fee earners will enjoy a great deal of autonomy and will also have the opportunity to expand the department as pipeline increases.

Applications are invited from technically strong and compliant Residential Conveyancing Solicitors, CILEx or Licensed Conveyancers looking for a a challenging and rewarding opportunity to progress their careers. The successful candidate will possess at least 5 years experience gained in a busy high street, regional or volume conveyancing environment and possess the confidence to hit the ground running managing all types of conveyancing transaction and push on to secure Conveyancing Quality Scheme accreditation.

A fantastic Oldham based opportunity circa £45,000 with the prospect of an immediate start.

Short listing this week, apply now for immediate consideration or contact Kathryn Riley on 0161 233 6360 for a confidential chat.

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

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Kathryn Riley

0161 233 6360


A legal recruitment specialist for over 15 years, Kathryn Riley launched Douglas Scott back in 2004 with the intention of doing things differently. Widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading legal recruitment specialists, the business goals are to continually provide an exceptional service to both candidates and clients, to recognise talent and reward it accordingly, and quite simply, work in a way that is respectful of principles and basic good manners. Kathryn’s role as CEO has allowed her to further her passion for innovation and technology within the recruitment sector and demonstrate her commitment to creating and supporting the growth of skills across the legal sector.  A highly respected thought leader within the legal recruitment industry and a regular speaker on the HR & Recruitment circuit, Kath is passionate about adding tangible value to stakeholder relationships and shaping the future of legal recruitment.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Residential Conveyancing
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Oldham
  • Reference: KX58409

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