Head of Residential Conveyancing

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yolk recruitment
18 Jun 2024
16 Jul 2024
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Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Residential Conveyancing

Cheltenham area, UK – Salary up to 80k + Bonus – Hybrid working

The Role

Yolk Recruitment is delighted to assist an award winning legal firm in Cheltenham in their quest for an experienced Head of Residential Conveyancing Solicitor to join their thriving team. If you're passionate about Management and Residential law and seek to contribute to a supportive environment while growing a strong team, this role might be your next career move.

Our client is growing and expanding, and they're on the lookout for an experienced Property Lawyer/Solicitor to join their dynamic team. They want someone truly passionate and self–motivated who can contribute to the business's ongoing success.

The ideal candidate will provide legal guidance and support across all transactional teams. They will help develop the technical skills of the staff, ensuring compliance with trade standards and SRA regulations. They'll improve quality control systems and introduce a peer–to–peer review process. Leading a team of qualified and qualifying lawyers, they will help them achieve their career goals. Attending trade seminars and events, they will build a profile as a leading technical expert. They will also drive the growth of the sale and purchase business and collaborate with the IT team on developing the case management system to support sale and purchase work.

This is what you'll be doing

As Head of Conveyancing, your duties and responsibilities will be as follows:–

  • Leading and managing teams to deliver exceptional service in prime property transactions.
  • Oversee team performance, playing a key role in achieving the firm's ambitious growth goals.
  • Collaborate with Team Leaders, reporting directly to the Managing Partner, and become an integral part of the Management Board.
  • Strike a balance between delivering outstanding client service and prioritising the well being of the dedicated team.

The experience you'll bring to the team

  • At least 5 years of experience managing a complex caseload of residential conveyancing matters.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in residential conveyancing, including: Handling a full range of sale, purchase, and remortgage matters.
  • Expertise in leasehold and lease extension work.
  • Understanding of SDLT requirements, including relevant reliefs and exemptions in residential conveyancing.
  • Experience dealing with unregistered properties.
  • Strong team management skills with a proven ability to develop, coach, and mentor team members.
  • Management experience

This is what you'll get in return

The following benefits are available to the successful candidate:–

  • Hybrid working 3 days a week in the office 2 from home.
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional day off for your birthday.
  • Additional annual leave for long service including a one–month fully paid sabbatical.
  • Monthly employee recognition awards.
  • Holiday Trading Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Health Care Cash Plan.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • EAP service and wellbeing programme.
  • 2 x paid charity volunteering days.
  • Study Support Programme.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • Discounted corporate gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounted shopping/restaurants scheme
  • Free monthly breakfasts and lunches.
  • Teambuilding, sporting, and social events throughout the year, both company–wide events and in individual teams.

Ready for the Challenge?

If you're prepared to contribute your expertise to a reputable law firm committed to employee welfare and client satisfaction, don't miss this opportunity. Apply now to be considered for this rewarding role.

Alternatively contact Olivia Reed for more details.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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