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Role Description

We are now looking for a bright and enthusiastic team member to join our Conveyancing/ Residential Property team based in Reading.

Reporting into the Residential Conveyancing Director you will be responsible for dealing with high value properties, high net worth individuals and their advisers.

The candidate will be required to attend to the office approximately 2/3 days each week with the view to be flexible in order to meet business needs.

Experience/ Attributes required

  •   In excess of 3 years’ experience in residential and new homes work. To include residential sales, purchases, remortgages and transfer of equity.
  •   A strong team player who can also work independently with minimum supervision.
  •  Must be able to work to tight deadlines and be used to working under pressure.
  •  Experience of handling significant volumes of transactions is essential.
  •  First class communicator both written and verbal, and excellent client handling and service skills.
  • Experience of working with case management systems
  • Willingness to adapt and contribute new ideas to the work of the team.
  •  Commitment to production of high quality accurate and complete documents and letters.
  • Exercising high standards of client care at all times

Work type:

  • Fee earning on residential transactions
  •  Building new business relationships and promote both the team’s services and the firm’s broader legal services to developers, agents and others.
  •  Taking on circa 20 new matters a month
  • Being proactive with client and agent regular case updates 
  • Maximisation of the firm’s potential to cross-sell legal services by identifying appropriate opportunities

Benefits

Contractual Benefits

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution and the employee pays 4%
  • Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
  • Shopping discounts and Medicash 
  • Private medical cover

Non Contractual Benefits

  • Weekly well-being hour
  • Birthday off
  • 1 x 8 hour charity day
  • Bring your dog to work
  • Travel season ticket loan scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Team structure

  • 1 x Director
  • 1 x Senior Associate Solicitor 
  • 6 x Paralegal
  • 1 x Secretary 

Other information

Boyes Turner’s Employment team is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500.  Its partners are recognized as experts in their field. The Group is innovative and seeking to find ways of developing its offering and services to clients harnessing all modern technologies.

We offer excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

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We have been voted as the leading UK regional law firm to work for in the South East by the Best Company Survey published by the Sunday Times in 2006 and best law firm to work for in the South East for three years in a row.

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