Conveyancer

Recruiter
PLS Solicitors
Location
Manchester
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
19 Dec 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title

Conveyancing Fee Earner /Team Manager (Full Time) – Altrincham Head Office

Reports to Operations Manager

PLS are an innovative, expanding modern Law Firm with offices in Altrincham, Greater Manchester and London. A top 10 Residential Conveyancing Practice.

We are looking to expand our hugely successful Property Department and seek an experienced Conveyancer to lead a small team and manage a portfolio of residential sale and purchase transactions.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • You will manage a case load of sale and purchase conveyancing transactions from inception to completion
  • You will deal effectively with clients and third parties over the telephone, in written correspondence and occasionally face to face, in order to provide advice and assistance
  • You will be responsible for communicating with clients and third parties on all elements of the conveyancing transaction
  • You will keep the case management system and any third party web sites up to date in real time
  • You will ensure our clients and introducers of business receive the best possible service at times
  • You will prepare required documentation as required with the conveyancing process
  • You will supervise the preparation of the completion packs for the accounts department, to include completion statements and invoices by our support teams
  • You will be responsible for ensuring all completions go through on time
  • You will comply with all PLS Policies and procedure
  • Any other duties required to assist your team and other teams should the need arise
  • You will supervise a small team of assistants, delegating work to them and mentoring them

Essential Skills

  • At least 2 years' experience as a Conveyancer running your own caseload
  • Strong administrative skills gained in an office environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good telephone manner
  • Highly organised
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Experience of using a case management system (we use Proclaim)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Free Conveyancing for staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free taxi service from Navigation Road Station during core hours