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Residential Conveyancing Solicitor

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Legal Southwest
17 April 2014
15 May 2014
Experience Level
Depends on skills and experience

Further information

An opportunity for a Lawyer has arisen based in our clients South Devon office. The successful candidate will be required to provide an important contribution to the work of the Residential Conveyancing Department supporting the on-going growth and development of the department’s activities, and contributing to the growth of client work and fee income.

You will need to work effectively with clients, and other members of the residential conveyancing department. You will be expected to deal professionally and efficiently with a wide range of work whilst complying with procedures and working practices. You will need to be able to work confidently with minimal supervision and be able to produce the majority of your own documents and correspondence through use of our case management system.

Key Responsibilities: You will be required to undertake residential conveyancing work providing a speedy, efficient and accurate service to our clients making best use of the technology in place. You will also be required to work with a team of Conveyancers implementing and maintaining procedures to ensure a streamlined and effective working practices. You will be required to introduce new business by developing and maintaining business relationships with referrers in this area of work and this locality. This particularly relates to the introduction and increase of private residential conveyancing work. You are also likely to be required to increase the firm’s panel membership work and maintain business relationships with the relevant organisations.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience: You must be able to demonstrate the following: Experience of successfully working in a residential conveyancing department undertaking this nature of work. A focus on developing and maintaining professional and effective client relationships at all levels, with excellent communication and relationship management skills.  Successful track record of involvement in both marketing initiatives and activities aimed at increasing fee income and raising own profile and that of the business A flexible approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment.  Ability to work effectively with other colleagues internally, both within the wider team and across all practice areas and offices.  Ability to meet financial and non-financial targets together with other broader objectives set for successful performance of this role. Demonstrate ability to follow procedures in accordance with professional body requirements; for example, Lexcel compliance, and firm’s internal procedures together with meeting all compliance and quality targets.

A flexible and enthusiastic approach which demonstrates commercial awareness and business aptitude in making decisions on a day to day basis Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills Good IT skills including the use of case management software Ability to produce work which is accurate and presented in a well ordered manner Excellent organisational skills Forward thinking with a willingness to embrace changing working practices and pro-actively get involved in the continuous improvement of services, products and processes Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise effectively.


This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of the Residential Conveyancing Department of this well regarded practice and to thrive in a professional and friendly environment. 

Legal Southwest

Legal Southwest are a specialist legal recruitment service who have been established for over 6 years, run by Sarah Dart and Michala Willson who together have over 20 years combined recruitment expertise.