Plot Conveyancer (Plot Sales Team) Norwich

Vacancy ID

009809

Status

Permanent

Preferred location

Vacancy type

Paralegal
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The role

We are seeking an individual to join our Plot Sales Team in a Plot Conveyancer role. The team acts for major developer clients to ensure quick and efficient exchanges and completions of their plot sales. You will manage allocated developments dealing with enquiries, creating documents and providing updates for the developer clients regarding their plot sales.

Who would I be working with?

The Plot Sales Team is led by partner David Roberts. You will be working with experienced Plot Conveyancers and a support team. The Plot Sales Team is based in the firm's Norwich office and is part of the wider Real Estate National Service Line ("NSL") led by partner, Richard Hanson.

Why should I apply?

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills, technical experience and to become involved in developing client relationships whilst working in a supportive environment.The firm has been named as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in The Sunday Times' annual survey. We are one of only a small number of organisations nationally to have achieved this listing for 16 years running as a result of outstanding levels of staff engagement and the firm's commitment to creating a positive working environment for all employees.

What experience is required?

You will be required to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment. With your existing knowledge of the conveyancing process you will be provided with additional training and support.

What skills and attributes would I need?

- Educated to degree standard or equivalent - Excellent written English - The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines - Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and an ability to prioritise effectively - Excellent interpersonal and team working skills - The ability to create and maintain constructive long term client relationships - Knowledge of the conveyancing process and a proven interest in Property Law - An enthusiastic personality and a willingness to take on new challenges

What else should I know?

Mills & Reeve is a major UK law firm renowned for its outstanding service to national and international clients, for its collaborative culture and for its deep sector expertise.The firm has a strong sector focus with expertise in agriculture, charities, education, food and beverage, health, insurance, private wealth, real estate investment, sport and technology.Clients include businesses - from PLCs to start-ups - high net worth individuals and landowners, more than 120 universities, colleges and education bodies and over 100 healthcare organisations.Mills & Reeve is one of the top performing law firms in the UK when it comes to client satisfaction, according to the latest editions of Chambers UK and The Legal 500. The annual guides, which accumulate feedback from thousands of clients, place the firm in the top five law firms based on the number of top ranking practice areas.

Pre-employment screening

Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment, we will conduct pre-employment screening that includes checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, references from previous employers, your eligibility to work in the UK and any disciplinary history recorded with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). You will also be required to complete a self-declaration to access your character and suitability.

Disclosure and barring service check

This post is also subject to a satisfactory response from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Benefits

As you would expect, the firm offers a generous salary and benefits. Everyone has different priorities and preferences, so at Mills & Reeve you can choose the benefits that appeal to you. From buying holiday and undergoing health screening to leasing a bicycle – the choice is yours.

Our core benefits are:

  • Equal all staff bonus based on the firm’s financial performance
  • Generous pension including the option to salary sacrifice
  • Five weeks' annual leave and the option to buy or sell a week each year
  • Extra day of leave for wedding/civil partnership, religious holiday and house moving
  • Bonus week leave every 11th year of continuous service
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Income protection after two years’ service
  • Life assurance with the choice of covering between two and 10 times annual basic salary
  • Confidential employee assistance programme providing guidance on every day issues to more complex matters and both telephone and face to face counselling.

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The firm

What really sets Mills & Reeve apart from other law firms is the way we work with our clients. We understand that clients, in the 21st century, no longer want a traditional law firm – they want one that embraces forward thinking approaches to service, billing, commercial know-how, innovation, people management and community engagement. 

And finally

Mills & Reeve is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements and endeavour to achieve the right balance for both our people and the business. This attitude to flexible working ensures we continue to provide outstanding service to our clients, whilst allowing our people to develop their careers in the knowledge that personal priorities will remain just that.

Mills & Reeve is committed to promoting equality, diversity and to providing an inclusive and supportive environment. Please click the link below to find further information regarding diversity and inclusion at Mills & Reeve.

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