Residential Conveyancing Solicitor

Swindon, Wiltshire (GB)
22 Oct 2021
13 Dec 2021
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Conveyancing Solicitor



We have a fantastic opportunity for a Residential Conveyancing Solicitor to join our Legal Services Department and be part of an ambitious, forward thinking team and an expanding Professional Services business. Working/Reporting directly to the Head of Legal, the role includes fee earning responsibilities and management of a small team.

You will be managing your own caseload of residential property matters from inception to completion; including, sales and purchase, re-mortgage, transfers of equity, right to buy, shared ownership schemes and lease extensions etc.

You will receive a very competitive salary with an annual cost of living increase, pension, 25 days holiday plus the statutory bank holidays, life assurance, free parking and other benefits including the day off for your birthday each year. Continuous professional development and training is a key part of our ethos and you will find this an excellent opportunity to progress your career.

The role will require you to provide a comprehensive and professional legal service, ensuring full compliance with the applicable conduct rules and conveyancing protocols whilst providing support to the Head of Legal.

This is a full-time permanent position and the line management responsibilities make it is essentially office based with recognition and flexibility to work from home where practical/

The successful candidate will be legally qualified with a minimum of three years post-qualification experience in a conveyancing role with a demonstrable understanding of the relevant law. Candidates will have excellent communication and administration skills with strong organisational ability and a keen eye for detail. We are looking for an individual who is personable and confident and able to build relationships with Directors & Clients.


A successful track record dealing with the following tasks will be essential:

· Act on the purchase and sale of freehold and leasehold properties

· Maintain case files up to date at all times, including opening new files as required

· Ensure compliance with all legal and administrative requirements governing conveyancing practice

· Prepare sales contracts and supporting documentation

· Regular liaison with clients to ensure they are kept up to date

· Investigate title and raise enquiries as appropriate

· Carry out searches as appropriate and report to clients on results

· Ensure all relevant enquiry information is communicated to the client

Maintain in house case management system

· Maintain accurate record of all telephone conversations and events as they occur

· Ensure all appropriate identity documentation is received and on file at the outset in accordance with the Company Money Laundering Policy & Procedures

· Log all incoming payments immediately upon receipt

· Prioritise and process all correspondence daily

· Prepare contract reports, in readiness for exchange

· Deal with exchange of contracts in compliance with company procedure

· Prepare invoices and financial statements in a timely manner

· Ensure clients are available in advance when payments are required

· Deal with all post exchange issues and prepare for completion

· Deal with all post completion work and registration formalities

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