Head of Residential and Commercial Property

  • Job Reference: BH-36650
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff Limited
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: Commercial property, Conveyancing
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Are you a 10-year PQE Residential and Commercial Property Solicitor seeking a new challenge with a leading Firm as Head of Residential and Commercial Property?

Our client, accredited with both CQS and Lexcel certifications, recently acquired by a prominent Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners ranked Firm are in search of a Solicitor to join them as Head of the Residential & Commercial Property team.

Located near St Albans, the Firm has been dedicated to serving the community for over fifty years. Offering services across a wide spectrum of residential and commercial conveyancing services, including property sales and purchases, remortgaging, as well as the acquisition and disposal of land, plots, and units.
The primary focus of the workload will be residential property work (80%) while also encompassing management responsibilities for commercial property matters (20%). Proficiency in AML/CQS compliance procedures is a critical requirement.

This presents a fantastic opportunity to become part of a welcoming and forward-thinking Firm, where career advancement and personal growth are encouraged. In this role, you will play a key part in promoting, overseeing, and enhancing the team handling private client and property matters across all office locations.

What will be expected of you?
  • To conduct own matters independently and to supervise colleagues in your branch, and across other offices as necessary
  • To oversee the work of the Fee Earners and Assistants in your branch, and across other offices as necessary
  • To liaise with other teams regarding department’s needs; to include, Staffing, IT, Training, Finances
  • To assist with Marketing and Business Development activities
  • Experience dealing with CQS and Lexcel along with overseeing Lender Panel and Land Registry requirements
  • Delivering a timely and high-quality service to clients while maintaining a motivated team

The Firm:
Our client maintains an unwavering commitment to providing high-quality services and attention to all clients, a value shared by every staff member. With a loyal and extensive client base developed over the years, spanning family, childcare, property, and private client matters, the firm attracts business from across the region and beyond. Almost all new work for the firm originates from existing clients or recommendations, reflecting the exceptional service provided by the team. Offering the people of Hertfordshire top-notch legal advice, professionalism, and integrity, the firm continues to enhance its reputation as one of the most respected law firms in the county.

In return for your hard work and dedication the Firm offer a competitive salary package and a range of other benefits, to include ongoing training and development and many other incentives.

Vacancy Reference number:36650
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