Solicitor - Conveyancing

Sills & Betteridge

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Sep 15

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Here at Sills & Betteridge we have been offering the full range of legal services to both private individuals and business clients for over 260 years. We are one of the leading firms of solicitors in Lincolnshire, Nottingham, South Yorkshire and Northampton with 14 offices in 11 locations across the country.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Solicitor (2-5 years + PQE) to join our Nottingham office working withing our well-respected Conveyancing Department.

The successful candidate will manage their own caseload of new build purchases, freehold, leasehold, shared ownership and general complex residential property matters as well as assisting with management and marketing. This position is suited to a confident professional with first class interpersonal and motivational skills and the passion to help drive the firm forwards. In return we are offering a highly competitive remuneration package and career progression prospects.

Duties

The role will include but is not limited to:

•   Dealing with a caseload of new build purchases, freehold, leasehold, shared ownership and general complex residential property matters;

•   Supervision and training of more inexperienced fee earners;

•   Assisting with complex technical enquiries from the wider Conveyancing Team;

•   Day-to-day supervision and management of the Nottingham Conveyancing Team; and

•   Working with the Head of Department and Department Manager to develop and grow the Nottingham Office.

A full job description can be found here.

Skills

We are accepting applications from individuals who: 

•   Have a proven track record of complex residential property work;

•   Have a minimum of 2 years PQE;

•   Have strong new build purchase experience; 

•   Are self-motivated and able to organise their own workload;

•   Possess good management and supervisory skills;

•   Are experienced at developing and training junior staff; and

•   Have good time management skills and a flexible approach to work.

Other Benefits 

•   Company pension scheme;

•   Life cover at 3x annual salary;

•   38 days holiday (inclusive of bank and public holidays); 

•   Enhanced company sick pay;

•   Training and development schemes;

•   A clear and detailed route for progression;

•   Internal CPD courses;

•   Medicash- employee assistance programme;

•   Perks At Work; 

•   Motorpoint Arena Corporate Benefits Scheme; and 

•   much more!

Covid-19

This role offers some home working after an initial training period.

Our partner led Emergency Team ensure our offices are Covid Secure. In all reopened offices and we have put in place robust procedures, essential PPE, conducted risk assessments and adopted working practices to protect our staff and clients, not only keeping our offices safe and in line with NHS and Government guidance but also making them comfortable for our staff to work in and our clients to visit. Further information can be provided on request.

Experienced. Approachable. Exceptional.

Here at Sills we pride ourselves on not treating our clients or our staff as a number. Despite our size we still have a strong sense of community throughout the firm and across departments. We also have a strong sense of corporate social responsibility and charitable fundraising. Please follow the link for more details. http://www.sillslegal.co.uk/corporate-social-responsibility/ 

How to apply

Please send an up to date copy of your CV to recruitment@sillslegal.co.uk . By sending your CV to us you are acknowledging that you have read and understood our privacy policy.

Closing date

Apply now for immediate consideration.


Interviews

Interviews will take place via Zoom video calling or Microsoft Teams. A second interview may be required.

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Sills & Betteridge

Established regional law firm for individuals and businesses. Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottingham and Northampton.

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