Property Lawyer/ Conveyancer

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Bridgend
Salary description:
DOE
Posted:
16/11/2016
Start Date:
asap
Recruiter:
St David Recruitment Services Ltd
Job Ref:
BST4392

Property Lawyer/Conveyancer
BST4392
Permanent
Full Time
Bridgend
Dependant on Experience


Job Purpose

Effectively managing a varied caseload of volume residential conveyancing transactions, delivering an efficient and quality service to clients with a high standard of client care.

To own and manage the legal aspects of the conveyancing process on normal and complex transactions, subject to supervision.

Key Result Areas

1. OPERATIONAL

1.1 Is accountable for the due diligence, all dealings with other lawyers and other legal aspects on normal and complex residential property transactions up to and including exchange of contracts.
1.2 Assesses risk on every transaction and utilising skills and experience, delivers pragmatic decision making and legal advice to the customer.
1.3 Is responsible for the quality of legal advice given on every residential property transaction allocated to them.
1.4 Communicates and ensures implementation of company policies and procedures, plans and principles.
1.5 Ensures that all activities and tasks required to be performed are undertaken promptly and proactively, prioritising where appropriate and supports others to do likewise.
1.6 Provide excellent client care whilst maintaining attention to detail.
1.7 Deal with client’s queries as comprehensively as possible and provide support and advice.
1.8 Investigate titles and enquiries and respond to enquiries including complex issues.
1.9 Delegate work to assistants within the team, supervise and monitor their work to ensure standards are met as well as providing support, working as a team and boosting morale.
1.10 Provides day to day coaching and mentoring for Legal Assistants.
1.11 Assesses own development opportunities and takes ownership to improve performance.
1.12 Implements individual objectives set by their Team Manager and mentor to ensure goals are met.
1.13 To understand and comply at all times with the obligations set out by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers and other relevant regulatory bodies, particularly the Solicitors Act 1974 and the CLC Accounts Rules 2008. To comply with the code of conduct of your own regulatory body if different to the CLC.
1.14 To conduct matters in accordance with procedures set out in the office manual.
1.15 To keep up to date with changes in the law and maintain and disseminate information to other colleagues in relation thereto.

2. ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Deal with telephone calls and correspondence.
2.2 Keep records of costs.
2.3 Deal with enquiries from clients.
2.4 Undertake such administrative duties as the firm may reasonably require from time to time.

3. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

3.1 Assist in identifying and achieving the business objectives set out in the firm’s business plans.
3.2 Develop action and/or contingency plans to address problems and improve performance.
3.3 Promote and develop the business for the benefit of the firm.

4. GENERAL

4.1 Maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
4.2 Maintain a high standard of house keeping.
4.3 Undertake relevant training as provided by the firm in order to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role and maintain Continuing Professional Development records as appropriate and required.
4.4 Ensure compliance with approved firm policies/procedures.
4.5 Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures.
4.6 Responsible for satisfactory turn around times and maintaining a high level of service.
4.7 Generally to act in the best interests of the firm undertaking the above tasks and others reasonably considered by the directors to be ancillary thereto.

Company Description

St David Recruitment Services Ltd is an independent recruitment agency set up to offer a personalised yet professional service to all our customers. We appreciate that everybody is different and treat our candidates as individuals.

Closing Date:
14/12/2016

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