Property Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Closing date
27 Apr 2021
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An old school Residential Conveyancing opportunity, plenty of client contact, running a varied and challenging caseload in a small team with support from a shared resource of a couple of Legal Assistants and a Secretary. The firm boasts very high retention rates and this opportunity has been created by a sideways move.

A service driven Residential Conveyancing Solicitor or CILEX or Licensed Conveyancer is wanted for a fantastic opportunity with a forward thinking, values driven law firm who have built out a fantastic reputation across Wearside and the North East. The property department is busy with referrals and repeat business and also enjoys strong and long established relationships with local estate agencies. Applications are invited from ambitious Residential Conveyancers with over 2 years know how who are motivated to progress their careers in an expanding mid sized firm that have maintained the family feel and pride themselves on the levels of support they provide their employees. Salary is upwards of £28,000 and negotiable dependent on experience and comes with excellent benefits.

The successful Residential Conveyancer will join a small, friendly team managing a full and varied existing caseload of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases from start to finish. Day to day duties will include sale contract issues, replies to enquiries, purchase contract approval and the raising and checking of enquiries and searches. The team maintains high standards of service so expect plenty of client contact and a hands on approach to the successful exchange and completion of a property transaction. Full training and development will be provided by a highly regarded and approachable Senior Partner and the team benefits from the support of a number of reliable and hard working Legal Assistants.

Applications are invited from positively charged Residential Conveyancing Solicitors, CILEx and Licensed Conveyancers who are motivated to progress their careers in a dynamic and forward thinking law firm that values levels of service and customer satisfaction above all else. The successful candidate will possess upwards of 2 years Residential Conveyancing know how gained in a busy high street, regional or volume conveyancing environment and be confident in their ability to hit the ground running a varied and occasionally complex caseload. Attention to detail at all times is essential, strong communication skills and a positive outlook will drive a solid team playing ethic.

A fantastic, old school Residential Conveyancing opportunity with an established and expanding, values driven law firm. Salary is upwards of £28,000 to senior levels and negotiable dependent on experience.

Contact Director and Recruitment Consultant Jonathan Nolan 0113 4677571 through any channel to discuss this and other exclusive opportunities or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration and feedback.


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.      




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