The accountabilities within this job description support our strategic framework, which includes :
being trusted advisors to our clients and colleagues;
working to become recognised experts in our chosen specialisms; and
developing longstanding relationships with key clients and our internal teams.
They also support the way we work in encouraging all our employees to become trusted advisors, always driving to be better in our processes and the way we deliver our client service.
We embrace individual talents and genuine expertise through a strong collaborative work ethic and support big-picture thinking whilst ensuring we also get the detail right.
The person :
Qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer with at least 2 Years PQE
Extensive and sound experience of working in residential conveyancing, including the more complex aspects
Working knowledge of referral arrangements and strong awareness of compliance issues
Familiarity with the CQS and panel memberships
Business development skills
IT literate with an understanding and willingness to pioneer and embrace system development to build efficiencies
Experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals
Fee Earner Responsibilities :
Maintaining development and client specific files
Ensuring details from the reservation form are correct on the system i.e. plot number, buyers name, address, price and incentives.
ending out standard letters, including any relevant information specific to the development / plot.
Keeping the client up-to-date at all times.
Maintaining all internal and client weekly reports applicable to the PC’s developments.
Maintaining a meticulous file that shows all correspondence including detailed file notes and phone records.
To deal with administrative routines, provide administrative support and produce routine letters.
Prompt billing using the firm’s case management system
To help with the drafting of accounts.
Promptly dealing with post
A team player who liaises with team members to resolve issues.
A team player who liaises with site set-up to resolve issues.
A team player who meets financial targets as set by the Property Director.
To engage in legal research as appropriate
To manage incoming and outgoing telephone calls, emails and facsimile transmissions as required.
To produce legal documentation as required.
Assist with reception of clients and arrangement of meetings as required
To operate case management system as and when appropriate.
Appreciation of legal procedures
Accuracy and duty of care and information security.
Assisting the Line Manager with the streamlining of precedents, systems and processes
Assisting the Line Manager with business development initiatives.
Assisting in the training and development of the residential team