Head of Conveyancing

Location Chesterfield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35000 - £65000 per annum
Contact name: Robert Addy

Contact email: robert.addy@craconsultants.com
Job ref: BBBH14220_1668788878
Published: 10 days ago
CRA Consulting is working wiith one of the most respected law firms in the UK and are looking to recruit a new head of conveyancing for their Chesterifeld office. The firm is ranked by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, and is well known throughout Derbyshire and South Yorkshire area. .

We are looking for an experienced conveyancing lawyer with a minimum of 4 years PQE to become the firm's Head of Conveyancing Chesterfield. The role will focus on CQS, bank panels and file reviews. A client following is not required, but client work is welcomed. The successful candidate will:

* assist with obtaining accreditation under The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) to provide a quality standard for residential conveyancing at Keystone
* ensure compliance with the New Conveyancing Protocol as well as to the Client Service Charter, mandatory training and other procedures that operate under the CQS
* manage bank panel appointments (or oversee others doing so)
* conduct file audits
* undertake some fee earning for Keystone clients
* on occasions, undertake separate representation for the bank (i.e. act for the bank and a colleague for the buyer)
* provide ad hoc support for senior fee earners in the case of a complex issue arising
* provide supervision of undertakings
* be a knowledge champion within the conveyancing team
* undertake other general compliance duties related to conveyancing.

If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would enjoy working for an expanding and forward-thinking law firm, then please get in touch today on 0114 2418030 or click apply today with a copy of your cv.