Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive/Fee Earner

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per annum

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive/Fee Earner to join their highly successful Conveyancing Team, based in Central London on a full-time basis with flexible home working as an option subject to work requirements.

They specialise in a number of different practice areas and have grown substantially over the years to become one of the leading providers of legal services to the property market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and successful Conveyancing team and work alongside highly experienced Solicitors, who are experts in their field.

The Role:

You will manage a varied residential property caseload, dealing with all aspects of the conveyancing transaction using the industry’s leading Case Management system.

The role would suit someone who has experience managing a mixed sale and purchase caseload of freehold, leasehold, shared ownership and new build transactions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload, monitoring and delivering fully against personal targets
  • Independently establish priorities and manage deadlines
  • Proactively and efficiently manage transaction, whilst managing Client expectation
  • Responsible for file from opening through to completion, ensuring that all files are maintained in good order in compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) and in accordance with regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Provide clients with legal advice relevant to their cases, recording the advice and representing the best interests of the client in the transaction
  • Taking instructions from clients and drafting the necessary legal documents and contracts for each case
  • Proactively deal with the other side solicitors, mortgage lenders, brokers, clients and local authorities
  • Deal with complex enquiries, researching previous cases and relevant laws so as to provide accurate advice
  • Recognise potential risks and resolve issues without putting the client or business at risk
  • Comply at all times with the Solicitors Regulation Authorities Rules
  • Ensure that all files are billed correctly with the appropriate fees and on completion funds are sent to the correct place
  • Provide supervision, support and coaching to Paralegals
  • Optimise the client experience through use of our conveyancing systems and technology
  • Provide an exceptional service both to the client but also to introducers and third parties
  • Develop a culture of teamwork and high performance with a strong focus on customer care.

Person Specification

  • At least 3+ years’ experience managing a residential property portfolio of cases from inception to completion
  • Experience in New Build and Shared Ownership essential
  • Thorough understanding of various property laws
  • Commercial awareness, keeping up to date with business and industry news
  • Resilience with the ability to work effectively under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills, an analytical approach to come to the best legal solutions.
  • Attention to detail, extremely accurate in research and in the drafting of documents.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering a high level of customer service
  • Enthusiastic team-player and natural self-starter able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to be flexible and empathetic to deliver client needs

Salary will be up to £50k dependent on experience with hybrid working allowance and bonus package.

If you are interested in the above Residential Conveyancing Solicitor/Legal Executive/Fee Earner role, please call Adam Dell’Armi on 02037149446 or forward your most recent CV to

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