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Residential Property Solicitor / Licensed Conveyancer

First Recruitment Services Limited
Uckfield, UK
Closing date
4 Nov 2020

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We are delighted to partner with our established and highly reputable East Sussex based legal client who is seeking to recruit a Residential Property Solicitor / Licensed Conveyancer to join their organisation.

Purpose of the role

To assist the Head of Department to implement the Residential Property Dept. Strategy by maximising departmental profitability whilst providing high quality client care standards.

Performance expectations
  • Assisting the Department and branch team to attain the Department's Objectives and Key Performance Indicator Targets
  • Consistent accuracy, efficiency and volume of work produced
  • Providing top class quality service standards to clients other professional contacts
  • Achieving 95% recovery rate
  • Creation and update of a Personal Marketing Plan
  • Adding value to the work of the branch team and the whole Department

    Key duties
  • To provide end to end legal, technical and practical skills to the highest quality on Conveyancing transactions
  • To achieve monthly and annual fee earning and other KPI targets as per the Department Plan
  • To advise and manage client expectations
  • Ability to assist with marketing events
  • To attend to clients both in person and on the telephone in a professional and efficient manner
  • Become fluent and proficient with, and engaging in the Department's day to day work
  • Deal with all parties in a timely, professional and efficient manner
  • To ensure the firm's quality file management procedures are accurately carried out
  • To adhere to all quality standards
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain your own diary using the Microsoft Outlook calendar system
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of the firm's and clients documentation
  • To undertake any other duties which from time to time may be allocated

Person spec
  • Desire to expand the above knowledge, experience and skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the initiative to work independently but also as part of a team
  • Flexible, adaptable and positive attitude to work
  • Able to identify priorities within a complex and demanding workload
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) as the role will involve a high degree of contact with clients and other professionals
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Confident in own abilities and self motivated
  • Displays a genuine commitment to assisting with delivering a top quality service to clients

Experience required
  • Proven experience of working within the Property market and fluency with procedural requirements - ideally with a minimum of 3 years experience
  • Excellent knowledge of requisite core legal subjects (level will depend on the stage of your career and depth of experience)
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Proven marketing experience e.g. involvement in referrer/client events/networking lunches
  • ALA qualification desirable.

Excellent opportunity to join a highly reputable firm

First Recruitment Services is acting as an employment agency on behalf of this vacancy
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