Property Lawyer (Hybrid)

  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • £25,000 - £53,000 per annum

Are You a Conveyancer Looking for an Exciting New Opportunity? Join a fast-growing Conveyancing Department at one of the leading providers of legal services in the residential property and remortgage markets!

The Role: Following private equity investment, our client is expanding their Conveyancing Team in Leeds to meet the demands of their flourishing business. You will act for buyers in property purchases and related sales, managing files from instruction to completion. (Hybrid working available after the initial training period)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process sale/purchase transactions from instruction through to completion, liaising with mortgage brokers, estate agents, solicitors, and clients.
  • Manage a diverse caseload, including freehold, leasehold, new build, and shared ownership transactions.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and third parties, providing regular updates.
  • Deliver exceptional service to clients, introducers, and third parties.
  • Identify and resolve potential risks to protect clients and the business.
  • Maintain files in compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare and issue contract papers for related sales.
  • Analyse search results.
  • Liaise with Help to Buy and mortgage lenders to draw down client funds.
  • Prepare completion statements and invoices.
  • Handle exchange of contracts and legal completion.

The Person:

  • Around 2+ years’ experience in file handling.
  • Enthusiastic team-player and self-starter, able to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and numerical skills.

In Return, You Can Expect:

  • Salary Range: £25,000 to £53,000 dependent on experience.
  • Bonus Scheme: Monthly exchange bonus, quarterly quality bonus, and annual billings bonus, with an estimated additional £5k – £6k annually once you have an established caseload.
  • Holidays: 25 days (including 2 for religious/cultural leave) + bank holidays + your birthday off.
  • Hybrid Working: Minimum 2 days in the office after an initial 8-week training period.

To apply for this Property Lawyer role, please forward your CV to a.dellarmi@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Adam Dell’Armi on 0113 3979 929 for a chat about the role.

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