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Conveyancing Director

yolk recruitment
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Full Time
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Conveyancing Director - £60,000 Cardiff

The Role
Yolk are working with a forward thinking Conveyancing firm who are looking for a Conveyancing Director to complement their busy Conveyancing department.
The successful applicant will be either a Licensed Conveyancer or Solicitor, with a proven record for managing people. Working within a busy and fast paced environment, advising on all aspects of the conveyancing process with the aid of a case management system. You will be self-motivated, able to prioritise with good attention to detail and able to work well under pressure, handling your own case load from instruction through to completion including dealing with Freehold, Registered Sale, Purchase Transactions and subject to prior agreement Leasehold, Transfers of equity and transfers subject to existing mortgages.
In order to be successful you must be qualified in the area of practice, either as a solicitor, or Licensed Conveyancer, with a minimum of 5 years experience.
In addition, it is highly desirable that you will have experience of people management, ensuring productivity is at a maximum output and that service levels are met, able to provide technical and practical training as required and manage capacity levels. You will be able to motivate, drive and inspire others to conduct their best work, be assertive, calm, friendly and a good team player.
You will be accountable for organising your own work load and able to make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You must be able to communicate effectively and able to set an example to other members of the team in delivering exceptional customer service.
In return, you will be provided a competitive salary, 25 day's holiday with Long service accrual each year up to a maximum of 30 days, plus your birthday off. The firm hold an Investors in People accreditation and strive to recognise and reward our people with an employee benefits package, including support for families through BUPA healthcare and Life insurance, along with a Company pension scheme, Refer a Friend scheme and discounted Conveyancing fees.

This is what you'll be doing

Accountable for the management of your own case load, including file reviews.
People Management - able to supervise and provide technical support to Conveyancers, Paralegals and admin support.
Manage capacity levels
Conduct regular audits of caseloads of Conveyancers and Paralegals
Provide reports and MI Support to the Head of Legal Practice in accordance with regulatory, internal and external SLAs.
Ensure expressions of dissatisfaction are dealt with appropriately and in within the agreed SLA.
Deliver exceptional Customer Service
The experience you'll bring to the team

You will be qualified in the area of practice, either as a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer
A minimum of 5 years experience.
Excellent communication skills and be able to set an example to other members of the team
Able to make independent decisions relating to your area of responsibility
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the CLC Code of Conduct and any other governing/regulatory body's rules and regulations, e.g. SRA and Land Registry.
Thorough knowledge of the requirements under the UKF
Excellent IT skills and experience using a case management system.
High attention to detail and able to prioritise.
Work well under pressure within a fast paced environment.
Team player
Able to motivate, drive and inspire others to conduct their best work.
Able to ensure compliance with the SLA's of the panel, ensuring that communication requirements are met to clients, mortgage brokers and estate agents.Highly Desirable

Experience and qualification of People Management/Team Leading
5 + years' experience or greater.And this is what you'll get in return

Salary £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications)
25 days annual leave with long service accrual + birthday holiday + bank holidays
Company Pension and Death in service
BUPA Health insurance (on successful completion of probation)
Discounted Conveyancing
Career progressionAre you up to the challenge?
Please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices or please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch
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