Head of Conveyancing

Expiring today

07 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Residential Conveyancer looking for a step up to Head of Department within a Legal 500 firm that deals with an exceptional quality of work? You may have previous management experience and feel like you have hit a glass ceiling. There are real prospects of progressing to Equity within this rapidly expanding Legal 500 practice.

The Firm

This long-established, award-winning Legal 500 firm is one with an impressive level of service, with a 96% client satisfaction rate they truly value their clients. They are a progressive practice and are known locally for their reputation. Having grown to more than 110 members of staff including 15 Partners. They have recently won two national awards, the LawNet Award and the Law Society Excellence Award, which recognises their exceptional people. They have a strong presence in Kent and Sussex. They boast an excellent client base working with some very successful organisations in the UK on both national and international projects.

They have a friendly, dynamic and family feel about them creating a good working culture. This firm are one of the most transparent in the market with their staff with aspects concerning the business. They offer great flexibility with working times.

This firm is seeking to recruit a Residential Property Solicitor for their Sevenoaks, Kent office, with a view to being Head of Department.

The Role

The Residential Property deals with an excellent quality of work with a real focus on client care and excellent service. This is a testament to the client base they deal with, typically being HNW and dealing with high value properties.

You will manage the Residential Property team in their office in Sevenoaks, Kent which consists of three fee-earners, secretaries and paralegals. There is scope for the right candidate to over see the Residential Property department firm wide, which includes a total of six offices.
You will also manage your own general, high quality, Residential Property caseload as well as undertake Business Development initiatives.

This role comes with excellent career prospects, including Equity.


  • You will be a Residential Property Solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience and encourage even the most senior candidates to apply)
  • Prior management experience is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build long term relationships are a must
  • You should have a proven track record with regards to Business Development
  • A meticulous eye for detail and solid technical knowledge is essential
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure

This is an excellent opportunity for a Residential Conveyancer to take the step up to Head of Department with a view of overseeing the Residential Property Department for the whole firm.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for immediate consideration.

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