Residential Property Lawyer

Recruiter
LHH Recruitment Solutions
Location
England, Somerset, Bath
Salary
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted
09 Jul 2024
Closes
06 Aug 2024
Ref
JN -072024-384062
Job Title
Lawyer
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Property Lawyer: Bath 3+PQE

Our client, an ambitious and friendly firm specialising in the Business & Social Enterprise, Charity, Education, Faith, and Private Client sectors, is seeking an experienced Residential Property Lawyer to join their Bath team. With a strong emphasis on collaboration, our client prides themselves on doing the right thing for their clients, communities, and people. They are recognised as national leaders in their specialist fields across the country.

Opportunity:

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced Conveyancer / Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive to make a significant impact in overseeing property transactions and driving the growth and prosperity of our client's organisation.

Reasons to apply:
  • Opportunity to play a pivotal role in the Residential property team, with plenty of scope for career and personal development.
  • Be part of an ambitious, collaborative, and friendly national firm where culture and values are central to everything they do. Our client believes their people are their greatest asset and strive to create the best place to work.
  • Excellent benefits, focusing on wellbeing and development, with a strong commitment to mental health and work-life balance. Our client is open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
  • Hybrid working arrangements are available to support a healthy work-life balance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a varied caseload of residential property matters, including sales, purchases, transfers of equity, and lease extensions.
  • Provide expert legal advice to clients on property transactions.
  • Conduct legal research and stay updated on changes in property law.
  • Draft and review legal documents, contracts, and agreements related to residential property transactions.
  • Liaise with clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders, and other third parties to facilitate smooth property transactions.
  • Handle negotiations and resolve any legal issues during the conveyancing process.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and professional standards.
  • Maintain effective communication, both internally and externally.
  • Maintain continuing professional development and further knowledge within the field of law.
  • Carry out work to the highest possible standard, following the organisation's standards, procedures, and core values.
  • Attend and actively engage in marketing and business development events and activities.
  • Supervise and delegate accordingly.

Requirements:

Essential:
  • Experienced Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive, with extensive experience of running a caseload.
  • Solid knowledge of conveyancing processes, property law, and relevant legislation.
  • Comfortable working autonomously and possess initiative.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in supervising and effective delegation.
  • Proven track record of managing a high-volume caseload efficiently.
  • IT proficiency, including experience with case management systems and legal research tools.
  • Previous experience working with case management systems is desirable, but further training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of conveyancing processes and previous experience in a conveyancing or a similar role.
  • Previous experience handling own caseload from exchange of contracts to completion.

Desirable:
  • Proven track record in marketing and business development.
  • A following, although desirable, is not essential.

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Profit Share Scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Benefit Platform.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Life assurance (4 x salary).
  • Pension scheme.
  • 28 days holiday (in addition to statutory UK holidays).
  • Additional day allocated for CSR activities per annum.

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

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