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Head of Residential Property

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Wiltshire, Swindon
£70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

Job Details

This well-regarded firm is looking to appoint a talented Head of Residential Property 6+ years PQE to join their established conveyancing team in Swindon.

This firm is firmly woven into the fabric of the community thanks to almost 50 years of providing legal services to local people and local businesses.

The firm:

This firm has a rich legacy serving the local community for well over 50 years. It's their transparent and reassuring approach that has kept them as the first choice for private individuals and businesses in the community who need reliable legal services.

There is a palpable sense of team spirit at the firm with colleagues pulling together to support each other and drive forward their success as a collective.

They want to work in collaboration with you to make sure that you are able to develop in the way you want to, and have up to date technology and infrastructure in place so that you can concentrate on the legal work that matters to you.

The role:

This firm is looking to appoint a Head of Residential Property 6+ years PQE for their established conveyancing team based in Swindon.

This is a varied role in which you will be fee-earning on good quality residential property work, whilst also playing a pivotal role in driving the department forward to ensure its future success, having the full support from the business.

As an experienced Solicitor, you will promote the very best practices and examine client outcomes in order to find ways to continually improve the quality of service provided.

The role will also encompass business development projects with clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders and solicitors meaning you'll make a contribution to the strategic direction of the practice.

With excellent support from the wider management team and early progression pathways up to partnership, this is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious residential property lawyer seeking a leadership position.


  • Management experience and a proven ability to motivate others

  • Comprehensive technical skills and knowledge of residential property matters

  • Excellent communication skills and a track record in business development projects

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary package and excellent benefits

  • Excellent career progression pathways up to partnership

  • Chance to make a significant contribution to the growth of a successful department

This is an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Head of Residential Property 6+ years PQE to join a reputable firm based in their Swindon office.

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


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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