Conveyancing Executive

July 4, 2022 4:07 pm Published by

The opportunity

Are you an experienced Conveyancer looking for a new challenge? 

We can offer you:

  • A great mix of work within a supportive and collaborative team
  • A culture of trust and empowerment with responsibility and autonomy over your work
  • The support and encouragement of a great team behind you who want to help you thrive
  • A competitive package with great benefits

How we work:

We are committed to driving positive change in our communities, minimising our impact on the environment (we currently have B-Corp status pending), and ensuring an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture for our people.  We want you to be part of this culture.

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.  This role will be a blend of working from home and from our Leicester office hub with some travel to our other Midlands based hubs on an ad hoc basis.

The role:

We are looking for a Conveyancing Executive to join our Leciester Plot Sales Team, part of our firms wider Residential Development Super Team. You will work closely with the Senior Conveyancing Executive dealing with plot sales in a busy and fast moving environment for national PLC developers.

You will be acting for house builders of new build homes, running your own caseload from reservation to completion, handling all aspects of the conveyancing sales and purchase process including Help to Buy and Part Exchange transactions.

What you’ll need:

  • 12 months previous experience in a similar role, managing your own caseload
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the conveyancing process end-to-end in the residential and/or building sector.
  • Experience in dealing with plot sales is essential; part exchange buy-ins and re-sales is desirable
  • Excellent communication and client management skills
  • An ability to cope with a demanding workload and manage constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Drive and commitment with a team player approach

Let us introduce ourselves…

It is the people at Shakespeare Martineau that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams; together we win.  As a firm we are focused on proactively building and developing diverse teams, bringing different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives together. We play to our strengths, pushing ourselves to be consistently better than yesterday and deliver amazing solutions for our clients. We empower our teams with a high degree of individual responsibility; we self-manage and encourage everyone to be responsible for their own learning, knowing it makes us even better at what we do!   

We believe in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves from how you dress, to how, when and where you work – we focus on outputs. 

Our Team:

Our multi-disciplinary Real Estate group is highly regarded by our clients and within the sector. It comprises not only lawyers but town and country planners, RICS surveyors, property managers and sector focused financial advisers. We’ve brought experts into our services in planning, development, investment, landlord and tenant matters, construction and litigation with a particular emphasis on energy, retail, housing, education, finance and investment funds.

Our plot sales team deals with the legal aspects of plot sales for our clients, including planning, development, investment, construction, litigation and dealing with both landlord and tenant matters. The team regularly acts on behalf of some of the UK’s biggest house builders.

How we work

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.

We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences and we’re keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it.

We have hubs in Birmingham, Leicester, London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon and Sheffield. This role will be a hybrid role, working at home and in our Leicester hub for at least 2 days per week.

Additional information

Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.


Equal opportunities

Shakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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