Head of Department

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Available On Application
Closing date
18 May 2021

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A growth and succession driven opportunity to join this rapidly expanding law firm at an exciting time in their history. Would suit ambitious and experienced Residential Conveyancing Solicitor, CILEx or Licensed Conveyancer with bags of know how and leadership aspirations.

A positively charged and motivated Residential Conveyancer is wanted to lead a rapidly expanding department with a modern, values driven law firm. Applications are invited from ambitious Residential Conveyancing Solicitors, Legal Executives or Licensed Conveyancers with upwards of 5 years know how plus the ability to supervise and pass on that knowledge to junior team members. Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience and comes with comprehensive benefits including parking.

The successful Residential Conveyancing Solicitor or Legal Executive will sit at the head of a growing team of fee earners and support staff, managing a varied and occasionally complex caseload and acting as a second opinion and mentor to less experienced team members. The day to day will include sale contract issues, replies to enquiries, purchase contract approval and the raising and checking of enquiries and searches, exchange of contracts and the facilitation of a smooth and problem free completion day. You will also provide timely support and guidance to qualified and no-qualified fee earners and help them on the journey to acquiring more Conveyancing knowledge and experience.

Applications are invited from confident and technically strong Residential Conveyancing Solicitors, Legal Executives and Licensed Conveyancers who are looking to build out their careers in a modern and forward thinking law firm that will provide a platform for personal and professional development and journey to leadership. The successful candidate will possess upwards of 5 years experience gained in a busy high street, regional or volume conveyancing environment and possess the confidence to hit the ground running managing all types of conveyancing transaction.

A fantastic Teesside based Residential Conveyancing opportunity and great next step for an experienced Solicitor, Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer. Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience with excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

Contact Director and Recruitment Consultant Jonathan Nolan 0113 4677571 or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration.


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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