Head of Department - Residential Conveyancing

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Excellent remuneration
Closing date
8 Jul 2021
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Job Details

CQS accredited practice in Greater London seeks an experienced Head of Residential Conveyancing Department on a full-time, permanent basis.

Our client, a highly-regarded firm in the Mayfair area, is seeking a talented Head of Residential Conveyancing Department. The successful solicitor will handle a varied caseload of residential property matters, whilst successfully managing the department.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Managing and supervising a department
  • Handling own caseload of residential conveyancing matters
  • Freehold and leasehold properties
  • Sales and purchases
  • New builds
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Plot sales
  • Lease extensions
  • Post-completion matters
  • Building client relationships

The Candidate

  • Solicitors with at least 5 years’ PQE in residential property matters
  • Previous supervisory experience is highly desirable
  • Has outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • Highly organised, able to meet tight deadlines
  • Has a flair for business development

The Firm

Possessing numerous accreditations from the Law Society and Higher Courts Rights in the civil sector, this London-based law firm is renowned for employing experts in a range of legal disciplines. The firm holds a diverse base of both individual and corporate clients and possesses a national and international reach. They pride themselves on high levels of client care and comprehensive practice management. Currently undergoing a period of expansion to the business, the firm is hiring a solicitor to join their vibrant residential property department. The firm is in a desirable central London location and is a short walk from multiple underground stations in addition to a full variety of amenities.


Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

 Head of Department - Residential Conveyancing

For further details of this Head of Residential Conveyancing Department vacancy, please contact Victoria on 01954 208 073 quoting reference VK32981.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Find Us
01954 208 070
1 Carisbrooke Court
Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ

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