Conveyancing Manager

  • Job Reference: 195097206-2
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2020
  • Company: Confidential
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our well respected client has a vacancy for a Conveyancing Manager. This is a great opportunity for a well-rounded, experienced conveyancer to take the next step in their career. This will be high quality work and will involve dealing with corporate or high net worth clients.

We are looking for a confident, self starter to join the small Partner-led team which provides premium service to private individuals across England. This is a key role in this collaborative team.

In this role you will be working on a varied portfolio of high-quality conveyancing matters which may have been referred through our wealth protection or other private client departments, the Firm's commercial client network and clients returning to the team. The nature of transactions is frequently high net worth transactions. Whilst this is a busy role, your focus is on providing high and close attention to each client to deliver exceptional customer service. You will manage your own caseload and develop your skill set to work on more complex transactions with appropriate supervision.

You will have management responsibility for a paralegal in the team and will be called upon to delegate work and offer training and development to the person in that post.

You will ideally live in Milton Keynes or the surrounding area or have links to the area. They are looking for a candidate with connections in the area and prior experience of, or a flair for business development. With the strength of their team behind you, you will need to feel comfortable networking in the region to develop relationships with estate agents and further expand the client base.

Main responsibilities

Competently, confidently and consistently undertake all key functions and adhere to the Performance Standards expected of the Conveyancing Manager.

Manage a caseload of conveyancing transactions with minimal supervision, intervention and assistance.

Manage and monitor any work referrals (internal and external) to develop relationships.

Excellent communication skills - within the team and with clients.

Adherence to deadlines and good time management.

Take responsibility for the management of a paralegal in the team.

Manage existing and new client relationships of the team.

Visit clients as required. As appropriate, attend regional/area meetings to establish strong working relationships with key contacts. Be flexible in your approach where possible, if it meets the client requirements.

Ensure you and your direct report are working towards meeting the departments key performance indicators. Manage and initiate new ideas to improve performance and encourage buy in and support.

Requirements

You must have worked as a Conveyancer, most likely in excess of 2 years.

Qualification preferred but relevant experience is equally valuable.

You must have a strong general knowledge of all aspects of conveyancing transactions.

You must have demonstrable experience of managing your own caseload.

Be IT literate and to follow the Firm's policy in this request at all times.

Able to provide supervision and mentoring to other staff when required to do so.

Ideally, you should have experience of managing client relationships and work winning.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available