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  • Advert Title Solicitor- Residential Property
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    About the Role 

    Following the successful merger, we are recruiting to grow our Residential Property team in London. Working closely with a Senior Associate, you will manage the conveyancing process for a wide variety of Residential conveyancing work. 

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • Manage a caseload of Residential Property files, under supervision, dealing effectively with cases and transactions including Freehold and Leasehold sales and purchases, leasehold extensions, Re-financing and re-mortgaging, Affordable housing and transfers of equity.

    • Manage time recording, WIP monitoring and billing consistently, meeting targets and objectives set

    • Deal directly with client to take instructions and ensures full understanding in order to deliver on client expectations

    • Raise personal profile and attracts delegated work; take responsibility for aspects of BD projects within the department

    • Continue to develop and learn in chosen areas of expertise, maintaining an up-to-date understanding of relevant law, policy and practice.

    • Encourages juniors/ trainees and gives feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate

    • Understands, learns and applies all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required

     

    About You 

    • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE. Applications will be considered from qualified Legal Executives

    • Strong experience of dealing with Residential Conveyancing work. Experience of dealing with HNW clients is highly desirable.

    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.

    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.

    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.

    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.

    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.

    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

     

    About Us 

    Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices.  We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire. 

    We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve. 

    And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last three years. 

    Why Join Us?

    Royds Withy King are proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Swindon we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area. 

    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits. 

    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

    The successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment screening including a DBS (Criminal Background) check. 

    Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.

  • Closing Date 31-Mar-2017
  • Location London
  • Pay Info Dependent On Experience
  • Reference 15/17
  • Job Type Solicitor
  • Area of Practice Residential Property, Farms & Estates
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