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Head of Department - Property

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Devon, Exeter
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
1 Jul 2021

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Join one of Devon's leading regional firms, known for blending exceptional output with a working environment that encourages wellbeing, continued progression and entrepreneurial spirit.

Heading the Residential team, you will mentor colleagues, sit amongst senior leadership and allow your talents and drive to come to fruition.

The Firm

Rooted by over 200 successful years of practice, the firm continually set a standard for quality in the region, offering a trusted service to individuals and businesses that put them ahead of the curve.

Established as a regional heavyweight across 6 offices, the firm's growing organically, being led by 11 Partners looking to invest in their respective teams long-term

Focusing on all legality facing individuals, and offering acute guidance that businesses have long used to their advantage, the team work in unison with complete support to offer a truly full-spectrum service.

Staff enjoy a working environment which is built around their wellbeing, utilising flexibility and working practices that allow for quality output. Seeing progression as a strategic obligation within the business, staff are encouraged from the onset to work towards their own goals with full encouragement. The home-grown Partners and Associates evidence this.

The Role

Senior Property Lawyer to join regional heavyweight firm as Head of Department

In a position of high responsibility and influence, you will bring your 6+ years experience in Residential Property to act as a knowledge guru to the wider firm, as you take ownership of complex fee earning and manage the performance of 12 fee earners.

Leading by example, mentoring colleagues to new heights and as a member of the Leadership team, you will manage HNW and complex cases involving sales, purchases, shared ownership, equity release, re-mortgages and new builds, whilst being proactive in business development to further expand the remit of the team.

The team has a reputation for outstanding service, drawing in much of the interesting work regionally, with the brand being a hallmark for quality.

As you thrive in the role and see the department perform, the opportunity will arise to secure a Partnership in the firm in good time.

The Requirements

  • 6+ years fee earning experience within residential property
  • Mentoring and guidance of junior colleagues
  • Engaging with fellow leadership
  • Running BD projects

For a senior conveyancer that wishes to move into leadership, or a leader seeking a change whilst working on quality work amongst a progressive and ambitious backdrop, the role is an avenue to do so whilst being platformed to progress further.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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