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Head of Residential Property

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This is an exciting chance for an ambitious residential property solicitor, legal executive for licenced conveyancer with 4+ PQE to lead the expansion of an entrepreneurial firm into a new market.

In this role, you will start up the Residential Property department of a young and ambitious firm, taking on a leading role in the department as it grows.

You will be responsible for managing your own caseload of property work, as well as working to grow the property department and eventually managing the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious residential property lawyer looking to take an exciting new step in their career .

Head of Residential Property – Wilmslow 
The company & role 

  • The firm are young, set up in 2020 by an ambitious, Legal 500 recognised solicitor who wants to expand into the residential property market
  • The firm are passionate about providing excellent client care and believes this will set them apart from other firms as they expand
  • You will be responsible for growing the Residential Property department and eventually leading the team
  • You will handle your own caseload of freehold and leasehold transactions, including equity transfer and probate work
  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Wilmslow, Macclesfield

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Homeworking (three days per week)
  • Excellent flexibility
  • Tight knit team
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Down-to-earth management
  • The opportunity to shape a firm at the beginning of its story

The ideal candidate 

  • A residential property solicitor, legal executive for licenced conveyancer with 4+ PQE
  • Will have strong people management skills
  • May have experience leading a team
  • Will be committed to delivering an excellent standard of client care
  • Will be used to working within a target-driven, team environment

How to apply for this Head of Residential Property role 
If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.
Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Duane Cormell on the email above.
At Realm our specialist property team recruit for the full range of residential and commercial property roles. We work with departments across the North West and recruit for roles at all levels, including conveyancer, solicitor and head of department positions. If you’re a property lawyer looking to make a move, we can help you find the right role.

Know someone else who might be suitable?  
If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.
Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Duane Cormell on the email above.
At Realm our specialist property team recruit for the full range of residential and commercial property roles. We work with departments across the North West and recruit for roles at all levels, including conveyancer, solicitor and head of department positions. If you’re a property lawyer looking to make a move, we can help you find the right role.

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Key details

Salary

£40,000 - £52,000

Location

  • Cheshire

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Residential Conveyancing

Job ref

V-33785-5

Ben-Cowlishaw
Ben Cowlishaw

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Ben is a Consultant at Realm and works as part of our specialist property team, recruiting conveyancing lawyers across the North West.

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