Head Of Residential Property

England, Berkshire, Wokingham
£60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Joe Holbrook
Full Time

This is a unique opportunity to take over from a retiring partner and become the new Head of Residential Property and be the successor of a thriving and affluent conveyancing caseload.

Are you a Head of Department ready to take the reins of Legal 500 ranked prestigious team? Perhaps you have hit a glass ceiling and are looking for a route to progress? This role can offer a pathway to partnership.

The Firm
This Legal 500 firm has a rich and prestigious history. They have been established for over 100 years and benefit from their extremely reputable name in the Berkshire area. They are a full-service law firm that specialises in high-value work.

This firm has attracted top talent from both the regions and the city. They gain such quality due to their clear progression routes and realistic targets, aided by ability to support anyone at any level within the firm.

They pride themselves on their family culture and have stuck to their traditional ways while adapting to become a modern and innovative firm that continue to service clients to the highest of standards. Their extremely high staff retention has built a team that work in unity and with integrity

The partners within the firm are easily accessible and they operate an open-door policy. This will act as a career springboard in technical development and progression within the firm that allows staff across all levels to reap the rewards.

The Role
The firm is seeking to recruit a Residential Property Solicitor who has strong managerial experience to grow and develop their legal 500 ranked team in Wokingham, Berkshire.

This role has been designed for an ambitious individual who wants to take control of a legal 500 ranked residential property department. You will be working closely alongside the partners in the firm to drive the department forwards.

You will be given both guidance and autonomy in developing and growing the department further.
In this role you will be dealing with a diverse and varied conveyancing caseload which will include the following:

  • Sales / purchases
  • New build work
  • Transfer of equity
  • Freehold / leasehold files
  • Help to buy

You will be the focal point of the Residential Property team, leading individuals to daily success and ensuring the continuation the utmost quality set by the current partner.


  • You will be a qualified Residential Property Solicitor 5+ years PQE
  • You will have strong technical knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Ability to deal with a high volume and varied caseload
  • Ability to motivate and inspire and is key

This is an excellent opportunity for a 5+ years PQE Residential Property Solicitor to join a Legal 500 firm based in their Wokingham, Berkshire office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me a confidential conversation.

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