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Family Solicitor x 2

New Role -2 x Family Solicitor 3 – 5 years PQE +

Department: Family

Sector: Legal 

Salary – c£35-55k + benefits and flexible working

Summary

Due to expansion, our client are looking for a Family Solicitor to join their family team based at their Bedford office. Ideal candidates will hold a minimum of 3 and 5 years post qualification experience.

The Role

Your role will involve the following responsibilities:-

  • Advising on privately funded matrimonial matters including divorce, pre and post nuptial agreements, co-habitation agreements, distribution of assets,
  • Childcare arrangements
  • Running a caseload without supervision
  • Business development

Key Skills

  • Be ambitious and results driven
  • Have an aptitude for business development and marketing
  • Have a flexible approach and be able to work under pressure
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Be personable and professional
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • IT proficient

These are great roles within a small but growing team, with support from a wider network within the Family Department.

Please call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to Georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk. Start the ball rolling and give me a call for an informal initial chat!

Conveyancing Solicitor / Licenced Conveyancer

New Roles – Conveyancing Solicitors

Location – Bedford, Bedfordshire

Permanent roles offering Flexible working and excellent Benefits

Conveyancing Solicitors

Our clients Conveyancing teams are rapidly expanding and we are now looking for experienced Conveyancing Solicitors to join this growing company.

This opportunity is based in their office in Bedford, Bedfordshire

Conveyancing Solicitors – The Role

  • To take responsibility for a varied caseload of residential conveyancing matters including freehold, leasehold, registered, unregistered, shared ownership, new build properties and Limited Company transactions.
  • To proactively and efficiently manage conveyancing tasks throughout the whole transaction, whilst managing Client expectations.
  • To maintain regular contact with clients and ensuring regular updates are provided within agreed internal and external SLA’s and within company procedures.
  • To act in accordance with our regulatory requirements including AML processes.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer care skills.
  • To deal with clients, solicitors, mortgage lenders, brokers, other stakeholders in an efficient and professional manner.
  • To monitor the progress and status of all transactions within your caseload
  • Contribute to a culture of teamwork and high performance, with a strong focus on customer care.
  • To identify and refer complex queries to your manager for assistance and guidance in dealing with the matter.
  • And in addition to the above, undertake any ad hoc duties when reasonably required.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Proven experience handling a range of residential property matters.
  • The ability to progress transactions and manage caseload with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of building strong and effective relationships.
  • Meet SLA’s.
  • Have a good understanding of the SRA Code of Conduct and any other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work quickly and maintain high levels of accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and adapt to meet client and business needs.

Why work with our client?

As well as a very competitive salary, the client will provide you with a wide range of benefits, such as –

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Fully flexible remote working environment
  • BUPA healthcare (dependent on your level)
  • Company pension
  • Growing and developing environment which is truly different to the legal norm

For a confidential discussion about this role call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk