Careers

Licensed Conveyancer/Conveyancing Solicitor (Residential and Commercial)

Salary – Depending on experience

Location – Offices in Cross Hands and Port Talbot

Type – Full time, Permanent

We are looking for a Licensed Conveyancer/Conveyancing Solicitor to undertake all aspects of Residential and/or Commercial Conveyancing.

Main Role to include:

  • To undertake fee earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the department
  • Engage with new enquiries face to face as well as via e-mail and telephone
  • Ensure that all client work is dealt with efficiently with high standards of client care at all times
  • Comply with the CLC and SRA regulations
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients and introducers
  • Supervise secretarial support and other immediate support staff as allocated resources
  • Support other fee earners and their caseloads as reasonably required

Required experience/skills

  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise effectively and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing
  • Efficient and well organised, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills particularly with Word, Excel, Outlook and case management systems
  • Maintain a smart appearance and dress code appropriate for the role

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have at least 1 years PQE experience
  • Experience of all aspects of residential conveyancing
  • Experience of commercial conveyancing desirable

Legal Conveyancing Secretary

Salary – £17,000 – £20,000 per annum depending on experience

Location – Offices in Cross Hands and Port Talbot

Type – Full Time, Permanent

Key Skills & Experience: 

  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience an advantage
  • IT proficient
  • Case management system experience
  • Ability to deal with all aspects of a conveyancing workload under supervision of the fee earner
  • Strong administrative skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative, prioritising workload to meet deadlines.

Sam Hawking Property Lawyers is a busy conveyancing practice with offices based in Port Talbot, and Crosshands. Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced conveyancing secretary to join our team in Port Talbot.

Having experience in a similar role, your main responsibilities will be assisting the Fee earner in all aspects of conveyancing, both residential and commercial.

Day to day activities include preparing correspondence and documents using ‘case manager’ software, preparing standard legal forms and liaising with clients and solicitors on a day to day basis.

Legal Assistant/Trainee Solicitor

Salary – £17,000 – £20,000 per annum depending on experience

Location – Cross Hands

Type – Full Time, Permanent

Key Skills & Experience: 

  • Previous Legal Secretarial experience an advantage
  • Working towards an LPC qualification
  • IT proficient
  • Case management system experience
  • Ability to deal with all aspects of a conveyancing workload under supervision of the fee earner
  • Strong administrative skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative, prioritising workload to meet deadlines.

We are looking for a legal assistant with a view to becoming a trainee solicitor on completion of the LPC. The position will be based in our Cross Hands office, and as a Legal Assistant you will be dealing with all areas of Conveyancing.  On completion of the LPC and consideration of the standard of work as a Legal Assistant your role will change to that of Trainee Solicitor.

For more information contact Sarah Jones on 01639 884884 or sarah@samhawking.co.uk