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Head of Property

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Negotiable DOE
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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Amazing Head of Department opportunity
Head of Property vacancy is available for Senior Conveyancing Solicitors

Are you an experienced Residential Conveyancer ready to take the next step forward in your career?

A friendly local Leeds based law firm are looking for a new Head of Property to join their lovely department which operates from two offices in North and West Leeds. The successful candidate will be a diligent, confident, self-motivated and experienced solicitor.

As well as running your own caseload you will also have day to day management responsibilities including supervising and supporting staff, ensuring the firm and its staff remain compliant with CQS and be involved in growing the department. You will report to the Partners and attend the quarterly Partners meetings.

Key management requirements for this role are:

Minimum 5 years Post Qualification Experience in Residential Property
Experience dealing with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing
Good technical knowledge
Pro-active approach to risk management
An interest and ability in business development
At least 2 years' experience in supervising staff
Able to demonstrate confidence and self-motivation
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Day to day responsibilities:

Managing your own caseload
Dealing with the legal matters surrounding the buying and selling of properties
Advising clients on all aspects of the buying or selling processes
Dealing with file related queries either via email or by telephone
Attending with clients, taking instructions and conducting enquiries as necessary
Title checking
Signing certificates of titles

Competitive Salary circa £45K-£55K DOE and a wonderful opportunity to advance your career for those with the suitable experience wanting to take on the added responsibility that comes with the role.

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie 0113 467 7571


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Find Us
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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