Legal

Conveyancer

Full Time

Job Title:

Conveyancer

Department / Location:

Secured Recoveries & Possession Sales, Leeds / Homeworking

Reports to:

Operations Manager

Hours of Work:

35 hours a week (between the hours of 09.00-17.00) – 1 hour for lunch (some flexibility may be required according to workloads).

Salary:

Up to £35,000 depending on experience

Job Description

To manage a high volume caseload of residential property sales and repossession sales, on behalf of a number of clients, including Mortgagees in Possession and Receivers appointed under the Law of Property Act.

Principal Accountabilities

Proactively managing a volume caseload, achieving tight deadlines and SLA’s.

Providing high quality, professional responses to complex enquiries in particular new build developments.

Assertive outbound calling, to expedite exchange and completion.

Liaising with our clients day to day, providing an efficient service and sound advice.

Assisting with the monitoring of quality, efficiency and risk within your team.

Identifying opportunities to improve your team’s performance.

Providing technical coaching to less experienced members of the team.

Participating in client review meetings, conference calls and audits, as required.

Delivering timely and accurate MI and client billing.

Person Specification

Excellent telephone manner

The drive to focus clearly on targets set both internally and externally

The competence to manage a caseload with minimal supervision

Good negotiation skills

The ability to delegate effectively

The ability to work well under pressure

Excellent attention to detail

The ability to work effectively as part of a team

Excellent motivation skills

Technical Skills

Experience of working in a residential Conveyancing environment is essential

Proven skills in a volume environment

An understanding of the County Court System (and primarily “mortgage repossession actions”) is essential

An understanding of the legal environment

Competent use of MS Word and Excel

Experience of a case management system is essential

About us…

As one of the UK’s largest law firms focused solely on the recovery of debt, we appreciate the role we play in representing the industry and our clients to deliver real commercial results whilst preserving customer relationships. That’s why year on year we have been recognised as one of the top tier firms in the UK by leading independent legal directory, The Legal 500.

We are also part of the Arrow Global Group a European based regulated business operating in five different geographies, with over 9 million customer accounts, delivering strong financial returns. Our Purpose – building better financial futures.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation who are committed to making their service personalised and client focused by being transparent and delivering tailored solutions. Our office is based in Leeds City Centre in a great location close to local shops, bars, restaurants and transport links.

Your usual place of work will be Leeds. The Company may however require you to work from your home address for all or part of your working week. For the avoidance of doubt, this means that you have two places of work, your office base and your home address. You must have reliable internet connection at your home address.

What we can offer you…

Apply now for a chance to craft your own career path and join our talented teams. You’ll receive fantastic training and support, and a fantastic working environment too!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we pride ourselves on rewarding success with our excellent annual bonus scheme:

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Length of service holidays (1 day per year up to 5 years)

Life assurance pay 4 x annual salary

Company sick pay (10 days in a rolling 12 months)

Income protection paid by the company

Private medical insurance paid by the company (classed as a benefit in kind)

Cycle to work scheme

Pension scheme matching 5%

Employee Assistance Programme

Plus flexible benefits available to purchase including dental plan, gadget scheme, buy and sell holidays, gymflex and give as you earn.

We also have an employee recognition scheme and our charity foundation that allows employees to nominate as many registered charities as they like to receive a donation of up to £500 each.

Please note – we are an equal opportunities employer and authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority – we will conduct credit, fraud, criminal record and 5-year reference checks as part of our pre-employment screening