Head of Conveyancing

England, Dorset, Bournemouth
08 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Vivien Zhou
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading Property Group looking for a Head of Conveyancing in Bournemouth.

Your new company

My client is a fast growing and highly successful Property Group in Bournemouth, Dorset with rapid expansion in real estate business.

Your new role

  • Take full ownership of conveyancing, provide engaging leadership to your team and ensure a best of breed outcome for our customers.
  • Manage your team and a busy caseload of transactions from instruction to completion to ensure stress free conveyancing for the customer, as well as acting as primary point of contact for customer and other stakeholders
  • Be expert and have a in depth understanding of your specialism, changes in legislation, policies and processes that impact upon the business
  • Manage and influence senior-level client relationships with external Solicitors, maintaining positive working relationships, immediately identifying any issues and leading remedial action, as required
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the sales and finance teams to ensure targets are achieved
  • Ensure effective cross-company working where necessary to improve our proposition appropriate
  • Take P&L responsibility for your team
  • Show a passion for developing, leading and mentoring a team of junior conveyancers to ensure they reach their full potential
  • Be resolving client queries as and when they arise and living the importance of delivering outstanding customer service.
  • Contribute to discussions regarding overall company strategy as required

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will be at least a mid level Solicitor qualified in England & Wales likely to have a minimum of 7+ years PQE working in, perhaps leading, a reputable conveyancing team. Alternatively, he or she will currently be senior in-house counsel at a sizeable construction/property development company.
  • You will have great experience in real estate development projects and conducting your own caseload in the area of residential conveyancing. This being a leadership position, previous experience of managing a team of conveyancing lawyers is also essential.

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary package, opportunity to join In-house and build up your own In-house conveyancing team, 1-2 days home base, and competitive bonus scheme/profit share

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