Team Manager - Conveyancing

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
£40000 - £50000/ annum
Posted:
24/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Anonymous
Job Ref:
737081558

Gi Group are working with a very well established conveyancing firm based in the heart of Cardiff city centre to recruit Conveyancing Team Leaders, for a unique opportunity within their Transactional Department.

Key Responsibilities include:-

Carry out all legal aspects on residential property
transactions.

To include:
leaseholds, freeholds, registered properties, unregistered properties

Types of transaction to include:
purchases, sales, remortgages, auctions, new build, right to buy, help to buy, shared ownership, transfer of equity, lease extensions, deeds of variation

Deal professionally with other Lawyers, Estate Agents and all third parties associated with the transaction.
Use the OMS to progress cases efficiently and to the timescale set by the Protocol.
Accountable for all dealings with other lawyers and other legal aspects on all property transactions.
Assess risk on every transaction by using skills to make pragmatic decisions and to ensure appropriate legal advice is given.
Take responsibility for the quality of legal advice given on every residential property transaction that is assigned to you.

You must be able to evaluate AML information provided by a client with the guidance of your Team Leader and assess whether this is acceptable.
In the event of any serious concerns or suspicions you must consult the Money Laundering Officer.
Identify Additional Legal Services and ensure that a client is advised and billed appropriately for these.
Keep appropriate and thorough telephone/file notes to accurately
Record client instructions.

Managerial Responsibilities:-

Management of your Team
Manage the staff in your team on a day to day basis.
Manage the capacity levels of work within your Team
structure.
Manage Team Member Absence in an appropriate manner to
ensure there is as little disruption to Team performance as
possible.

Ensure that Team members are provided with an appropriate
level of support to include day to day coaching and mentoring
to:

Conveyancers of all levels
Case Handlers of all levels
Members of the Remortgage team on complex
mortgages.
Provide support for any other team members.
Work to build solid relationships with other team members
and staff at all levels to enable the transaction to be dealt
with proactively, efficiently and effectively.
Provide team members with one to one meetings to allow
effective performance management of your team and ensure
yearly reviews of performance are undertaken.

Qualifications required:-

Essential:-

Council of Licensed Conveyancers, Solicitor or CILEx

Skills Required:-

Previous relevant experience of a minimum of 5 years is essential
Excellent communication skills, well-spoken and personable; able to get on with diverse personalities
Friendly and approachable
Reliable and consistent
Helpful and positive attitude
Flexible attitude to working practices and demands
Responsible, professional and trustworthy
Good time management and organisational skills
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Strong organisation, planning, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
Confident, resourceful and practical
Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team
Personal commitment to equality and diversity

Benefits Include:-

All staff are encouraged to further their personal training and development. The Company has a Learning & Development Department providing a wide range of in-house learning opportunities, including one-to-one job skills. External training is supported by the Company by prior agreement and where appropriate.

If you feel you have the skills required for the role and would like to be considered for the role, apply now or send a copy of your CV

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Company Description

Closing Date:
21/08/2019

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