2 days left

Richmond upon Thames
26 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Ricardo Dacosta
7 years+
Full time
Contract type
CQS accredited, thriving practice requires a dynamic Residential Property Solicitor to head the team.

A boutique practice established for generations, our client offers a comprehensive range of legal services to a broad and loyal client base. Located in an attractive suburb close to excellent transport links into London, they provide City level expertise combined with first class client care. With a strong connection to their community, they have built a strong network, embracing developments in technology and the law in order to meet the needs of clients.

The Role
We are now seeking an experienced and commercially-aware Solicitor to join our clients’ Residential Property department in the Richmond area. Hitting the ground running as head of this specialist team, the successful Solicitor will undertake a demanding workload which will incorporate handling a full caseload of conveyancing transactional work, managing and motivating the department, ensuring compliance with CQS and the CML handbook, applying for re-accreditation when necessary and playing a pivotal role in business development activities for the department. The ideal Solicitor will have solid experience supervising junior team members and be fully conversant with SQM requirements.

A hands-on position offering a high level of autonomy from the outset, suited to a confident Solicitor with first class technical and people skills seeking a new challenge. Please contact Ricardo for further information quoting reference RD25781.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with around 10 – 15 years’ PQE gained within a reputable Residential Property department.
You must have excellent technical and interpersonal skills.
You will have prior experience on supervising / managing a team.
A good working knowledge of SQM requirements and the ability to spearhead re-accreditations is essential for the position.
You will have a flair for business development.
You will be client-focused, personable and driven.

HEAD OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details


Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on Law Gazette Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.