Solicitor - Real Estate Residential

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 - £50,000 per annum

I am looking for two Residential Conveyancing Solicitors (c. 2-3 PQE) to join the Real Estate Residential department in the Manchester head office of our client who is a Top 100 law firm.
The successful candidates must have demonstrable experience of managing a caseload of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, new builds, shared ownership, transfers of equity and remortgages.  In addition, they are seeking individuals who are commercially minded and who are seeking to build their practice within a supportive environment. 

In return you will be joining a vibrant and close-knit team who are looking to grow and develop their service offering.   Hybrid working (1 day per week) is available.

Person Specification

  • Qualified Solicitor (c. 2-3 PQE).
  • Experience of managing a varied caseload of residential conveyancing matters from inception to conclusion.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage caseload effectively.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
  • Commercially-minded.
  • A team player.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring clients and introducers receive the best possible service at all times.
  • Reviewing title documentation, contract documentation, mortgage offers and search results and providing accurate and comprehensive reports to clients.
  • Raising enquiries in a timely manner.
  • Responding to enquiries in a timely manner.
  • Resolving complex and technical queries.
  • Producing accurate financial statements for clients.
  • Dealing with exchange of contracts and completions.
  • Checking clients’ source of funds.
  • Responding promptly to requests for updates from clients, estate agents, brokers and introducers.
  • Updating introducer portals where necessary.
  • Ensuring that the case management is fully up to date and running all cases through the case management system.
  • Managing daily tasks using the case management system.
  • Recognising potential risks and resolving issues without putting clients or the firm at risk.
  • Taking primary responsibility for purchase files.

Working for this law firm
As well as a rewarding career, this firm offers staff many other opportunities and benefits, including:

  • A minimum of 25 days’ annual leave (increasing with length of service) plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff

Salary will be competitive subject to level of relevant experience.

If you are interested in the above, please send an up to date CV to or alternatively give Tracy Carlisle a call at Clayton Legal on 0161 9147 357

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