Everys’ Residential Conveyancing Department is committed to getting the job right by taking the time to get to know the client and understanding each unique situation. Typical work in the department includes buying and selling, starting out, buy to let, remortgaging, equity release or investing in a new home. Our clients can rely on honest, practical and imaginative solutions, given in plain English. Our friendly and local approach means that wherever possible we offer direct access to the person conducting each file for all our clients.

The Role

We are currently recruiting experienced residential conveyancing lawyers. The successful candidates will join a high-performing team and will be required to provide an important contribution to the work of the Residential Conveyancing department, supporting the ongoing growth and development of the department’s activities and contributing to the growth of client work and fee income.

It is likely that you will be at least 2 years PQE or have a similar level of experience as you will be required to successfully manage your own caseload, work confidently with minimal supervision and be able to produce the majority of your own documents and correspondence through our case management system.

You will need to work effectively with clients and other members of the department. You will be expected to deal professionally and efficiently with a wide range of work while complying with procedures and working practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • You must be experienced in running your own caseload with minimal supervision.
  • You will be required to undertake residential conveyancing work providing a speedy, efficient and accurate service to our clients making best use of the technology in place.
  • You will also be required to work with a team of conveyancers, implementing and maintaining procedures to ensure there are streamlined and effective working practices.
  • You will be required to introduce new business by developing and maintaining business relationships with referrers in this area of work and this locality. This particularly relates to the introduction and increase of private residential conveyancing work.
  • You are also likely to be required to increase the firm’s panel membership work and maintain business relationships with the relevant organisations.

Skills/Knowledge/Experience

You must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of successfully working in a Residential Conveyancing department undertaking this nature of work.
  • A focus on developing and maintaining professional and effective client relationships at all levels, with excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Successful track record of involvement in both marketing initiatives and activities aimed at increasing fee income both raising your own profile and that of the business.
  • A flexible approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with other colleagues internally, both within the wider team and across all practice areas and offices.
  • Ability to meet financial and non-financial targets together with other broader objectives set for the successful performance of this role.
  • Demonstrate ability to follow procedures in accordance with professional body requirements – for example, Lexcel compliance, a firm’s internal procedures and meeting all compliance and quality targets.
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach which demonstrates commercial awareness and business aptitude in making decisions on a day-to-day basis.
  • Clear, concise and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good IT skills including the use of case management software.
  • Ability to produce work which is accurate and presented in a well ordered manner.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Forward-thinking with a willingness to embrace changing working practices and proactively getting involved in the continuous improvement of services, products and processes.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise effectively.

Location

Everys has a flexible approach and we are interested in applications relating to any of our offices. Although office based to start with, once the successful candidate is familiar with our working practices, remote working, combined with some office time each week, is also available.

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of our Residential Conveyancing department and thrive in a professional and friendly environment. If you are looking for a new challenge please send your CV to jo.garrod@everys.co.uk

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