HEAD OF CONVEYANCING

Recruiter
Bristol South and West of England & Wales Legal
Location
Easton
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our well established, prestigious client are looking for a Head of Conveyancing to help lead and grow the department.

This firm has a number of offices across the South West with this role being based in their picturesque Bristol office. This role will be paying a salary of £60,000+ per annum and will come with an excellent benefits package.

The Head of Conveyancing will be a senior manager of the departments as well as an experiences and effective fee earner.
Their key responsibilities will be to ensure the smooth running of the department and to encourage, support and develop all members of the department whilst ensuring key targets are met and are compliant with the firm systems and procedures.

Key Duties:

*To undertake compliance with and to be fully aware of all aspects of requirements imposed by the Solicitors Act, Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Trust Account Rules, and all other Statutory and Law Society Rules and Regulations from time to time in force for the conduct of the business of a solicitor.
*To encourage and promote the agreed image and ethos of the firm and encouraging a team culture and support network for staff.
*The day to day management of the Residential Conveyancing Dept. including visiting staff in all offices as and when required.
*To advise and supervise any member of staff and especially within an area of responsibility delegated to the HOD.
*Organising departmental meetings, setting agendas and keeping minutes/action plan.
*To actively seek ways to contribute to the continuing evolution and development of the firm and its conveyancing department. Including holding monthly training sessions with trainees/paralegals/legal secretaries (either in a group or individually).

Required Experience:

*A qualified senior Solicitor or CFILEx with experience in all aspects of conveyancing.
*Management experience
*Leadership and business experience
*Marketing / Networking experience
*IT literate and confident using and adapting to new systems and processes

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