Specialist Property Fee Earner

Working alongside a Partner in the Specialist Property Team based in our Preston Office this role will deal with specialised residential property and land transactions, including Transfers of Part, new leases, tenancies, auction sales and purchases, high value residential property transactions, bridging finance.

Key responsibilities:
• Line management and development of one Assistant to ensure the successful running of your specialist property caseload
• Maintain and build good professional working relationships with clients, external institutions and organisations
• Preparing freehold and leasehold contract reports within your technical abilities
• Adhere to and promote compliance with Conveyancing Quality Scheme and the Conveyancing Protocol, the firm’s policies, practices and procedures; legislation applicable to the profession and to any relevant quality standards
• Though training and other means, to keep fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice
• Delegating work to the conveyancing assistant, to include:-
– Issuing Sale Contract Packs
– Preparing Search Reports
– Preparing Mortgage Reports
– Preparing Draft Completion Statements

• At least 2 years experience managing own specialist property caseload from instructions to completion and registration
• Raising, checking and responding to additional enquiries within your technical abilities and experience
• Signing off AML checks and Customer Due Diligence
• Working knowledge of the CQS Protocol, Conveyancing Association Protocol, CML, & BSA Handbooks
• Experience of sales, purchase, freehold, leasehold, Remortgage, new build, unregistered property

Hours: 09.00am – 5.30pm – Monday to Friday
Salary: Competitive

Please apply for this role by downloading the application form from our website and submit it by email to:
jllockwood@birchallblackburn. co.uk
Closing date 15th April 2016.