Residential Property Solicitor - Head of Department

England, London, South London
£65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
09 Aug 2017
06 Sep 2017
Jason Connolly
Full time
Contract type

This is an opportunity to lead a small team in one of the firms never offices based in the affluent area of Dulwich, South London. You will manage an experienced team and be at the forefront of an exciting venture.

This firm has recently achieved the milestone of becoming ranked in the Top 100; they are continuing to climb in the rankings and have won numerous awards.

The practice has experienced significant growth in recent years; they are an entrepreneurial, dynamic and forward thinking company with their sights set high. The firm now has over 20 offices across the South of England with yet further office openings on the horizon; they have over 500 members of staff. On offer is an industry leading bonus structure based on billings, allowing you to increase your pay significantly.

The Conveyancing department is the largest department firm-wide. They have relationships with high-end and well-known agents and brokers. The department is very dynamic and good at business development, subsequently introducing new business on a weekly business, as well as maintaining existing relationships. This approach allows them to continue to grow and has won them several industry awards.

You will manage a small team of three, as well as running your own caseload. You will find a friendly, cohesive, and supportive team environment. You will work with the company's wider network of Partners to grow the department. The practice has all the infrastructure to support you.

This role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move, or a Senior Associate perhaps in a top-heavy department looking for a step up regarding responsibility and Partnership.
You will be a:

  • Residential Property Solicitor with at least five years PQE (Licensed Conveyancers and Legal Executives will also be considered)
  • Ideally, have experience of running a team - although not necessarily essential
  • Have a strong billings history
  • Can lead and motivate a team, with a positive outlook
  • Be ambitious and dynamic
  • You will receive a basic salary up to £75k, plus a bonus structure of up to 20% of all billings.
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings.

This is an excellent opportunity for Residential Property Head of Department to join a top 100 firm based in their prestigious Dulwich, South London

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