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Residential Conveyancing Partner

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£53000 - £67000 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Conveyancing - residential
Contract type
Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+, Partner
Private practice
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Residential Conveyancing Partner


A legal 500 firm are looking to recruit a Salaried Partner for their Residential Conveyancing department in Cranleigh.

The successful Residential conveyancing partner will undertake fee earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the department as well as ensuring the successful development of the firm in line with the current published Business Plan.

Duties include:
  • To assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help regarding advice and assistance to clients of the Residential Property department as well as other Departments of the Firm.
  • To supervise and assist Solicitors and Trainees within own office.
  • Management of support services for which (s)he is responsible, including supervision of own secretary if appropriate
  • Participation in marketing and networking activities whether on a firm-wide, departmental or office basis
  • Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  • To participate fully in the activities of the Residential Property department

Experience Required:

  • Generally, achieves targets appropriate for a Salaried Partner in respect of chargeable hours, fees, recovery rate, lock-up and non-chargeable time and is looking to progress further] or is currently achieving targets for a salaried partner.
  • Has established and maintained a client/referrer base.
  • Willing to take part in management activities at firm, department or office level, or any combination of the same.
  • Where appropriate, has demonstrated good management skills in terms of supervision of junior staff and delegation of work.
  • Has shown initiative in terms of practice development.


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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
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M3 3EB
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