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Conveyancing Legal Manager

Job Title: Conveyancing Legal Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Islington, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CMS026656'2002_1507891409
Contact Name: Rashila Pindoria
Contact Email: r.pindoria@clayton-legal.co.uk
Job Published: October 13, 2017 11:43

Job Description

Conveyancing Legal Manager
Islington, London

A leading, conveyancing legal firm is seeking an experienced Conveyancing Legal Manager with PQE 10+ years or equivalent experience, with a track record of supervising/managing a team.

This specialist property law firm is known for their culture and passion for outstanding customer service and exceeding client expectations have led to a rapid period of growth and exciting expansion plans.

You will be responsible for supervising and providing guidance for a team of Property Lawyers, therefore you will come from a similar background whereby you have motivated and achieved individual and team targets.

Key Responsibilities:
- To lead a team of Lawyers/Fee Earners
- Inspecting daily reports to ensure the team is progressing their caseload
- Accountability for ensuring Lawyers meet targets (including exchanges and customer service)
- Actively engaging and observing the team at all times, interjecting where appropriate and providing feedback in real time to achieve effective results
- Carrying out monthly appraisals
- First point of escalation for Lawyers
- Assisting Legal Directors in development of internal processes and procedures when required
- Providing technical support and general advice to Lawyers Responsibility for new starters initial inductions to all systems, areas and processes in order to carry out their roles
- Supervision of the Lawyers files to ensure that suitable knowledge is shown and technical ability is developed

Knowledge and Skills:
- Have experience of managing a full and varied caseload of Sale, Purchase, Freehold and Leasehold, Remortgage and Transfer of Equity matters, including Shared Ownership, New Build and Lease Extensions
- Excellent communication skills and able to coach and mentor others
- An understanding of process driven working methods

In return, you will be offered a career with a highly competitive salary, commission and benefits package