Legal Manager - Residential Conveyancing

BKM Consultants
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is seeking a Legal Manger with 8 - 10 years Conveyancing fee earning experience along with experience of managing and mentoring others. They are a thriving Company that has recently grown into the top 30 in the UK in terms of volume and this is due to the fantastic team of people they have and their focus on Customer Excellence.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Lawyers and Conveyancing Executives.
  • Inspecting daily reports to ensure the team are progressing their caseload
  • Accountability for ensuring Lawyers meet targets (including exchanges and customer service)
  • Actively engaging and observing the team at all times, interjecting where appropriate and providing feedback in real time to achieve effective results
  • Carrying out monthly one-2-ones
  • First point of escalation and technical support for Lawyers
  • Assisting Legal Directors in development of internal processes and procedures as required
  • Responsibility for new starter’s initial inductions to all systems, areas and processes in order to carry out their roles.
  • Supervision of work to ensure that suitable knowledge and technical ability is show
  • Confident to use own judgement to identify and take alternative course of action without risk to the client or business

Knowledge and Skills

  • Decision Making; ability to manage other and self to make appropriate decisions that impact the business and take responsibility
  • Communication; Creates a culture of effective and professional communication within the team and uses appropriate channels to communicate relevant and accurate information.
  • Delivers performance through people; Cultivates opportunities for others and self to lean and empowers people to develop to improve performance.
  • Supports and delivers change; Understands needs for change, supports it and communicates to the team and encourages buy in.
  • Influencing; builds support and addresses the concerns and/or requirements of others to win active commitment.
  • Delivers Exceptional performance; Plans, reviews and tackles obstacles to excellence. Encourages others to strive for excellence.
  • Shows willingness to learn however recognises limits of ability and when to seek advice.
  • Able to competently deal with a of freehold/leasehold work and train/supervise others
  • Highly professional attitude
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the regulatory Overriding Principles and Code of Conduct with the Council for Licensed Conveyancers
  • Understands process driven working method
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Confident to use own judgement to identify and take alternative course of action without risk to the client or business
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Coach and mentor others

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