Conveyancing Legal Executive

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Conveyancing Legal Executive

Our client a leading law firm based in Colchester in the Legal 500 recommended lawyers. With 13 partners and 80 employees bring together local and regional knowledge with a city firm experience . Our client is recruiting for an experienced Conveyancing Legal Executive or Solicitor to join their Residential Conveyancing team.

The successful candidate will be managing their own caseload from the outset and will be organised, self-motivated with a commitment to delivering excellent service. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a strong department and have an active hand in the development and expansion of the team.

The prime role of a Fee Earner is to advise and assist clients in pursuit of their best interests and in comprehensive support and assistance to the Residential Property team.

The Role

• To generate fee income by taking responsibility for the conduct of conveyancing cases on behalf of clients.
• To assist other members of the firm on subjects of expertise.
• Advise and assist clients on legal matters relating to those areas of expertise in Conveyancing.
• Advise and assist in generating fee income by taking responsibility for the conduct of Conveyancing matters on behalf of clients.
• Supervise secretarial and other support staff assigned to carry out support tasks in the Property Department.
• Develop and maintain relationships with clients and with other professional contacts.
• Keep abreast of developments in the law in related subjects as necessary, taking responsibility for self-development and ensuring CPD is observed.
• To co-operate with other team members and other members of the firm and the legal community ,as a whole to further the maintenance of high quality professional service for clients and the community.
• To ensure firm’s procedures are followed when recording time and managing the billing process.

The Candidate Required qualifications, skills and experience

• A Minimum of 3 years Plus experience in Residential Property environment. Our client will consider Licenced Conveyancers, Solicitors or Legal Executives
• Strong supervisory experience as you will be working alongside the head of the department
• You will possess the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.
• Must be able to impart key information in a manner which is easily understood.
• Self-motivated, organised with the ability to prioritise and manage own workload.
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure.
• Proactive thinker.
• Pension scheme
• Medical benefits Scheme
• 33 days Holiday entitlement that includes 22 bookable days, Bank Holidays and additional days for the office closure over the Christmas Period
• Full time office based Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
• Extremely competitive salary

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