Conveyancer (2543)

Ref: 2543

Residential Conveyancer (10379)


About the firm

Our client is a small high street law firm based in Exeter, which is justly proud of its inclusive culture and loyal staff base, providing first class legal services in the South West area. The team offers a range of legal services to businesses and individuals including residential conveyancing & real estate, commercial & corporate, family, civil litigation, probate, tax, wills and estates. The partners are proud to have created a positive working environment where people can progress their professional careers at their own pace, benefiting from active supervision and investment in career development.

The firm was committed to offering flexible working pre-pandemic, and continue to develop their working practices with regards to remote working, and part time and flexible hours.

About the role

Joining this reputable law firm based in Exeter, you will be running your own caseload from inception to completion of Residential Property matters, including:

  • Freehold/leasehold, purchases, sales and remortgage matters
  • Taking instructions, dealing with client queries over the phone and in person
  • Liaising with clients, stakeholders and third parties
  • Preparing, advising, and drafting necessary documents
  • Working proactively as part of an established and supportive team of 4 people
  • Offering guidance to less experienced staff members produce a high-quality service
  • Maintaining excellent file administration

About you

As an experienced Residential Conveyancer, you will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience of fee earning and managing your own caseload within a residential property team. If you have gained any commercial property experience, this is an advantage but not essential. You might be qualified by experience, or be a Chartered Legal Executive or qualified Licensed Conveyancer, and are accustomed to running your own files to a high standard with independence.

With good prior experience in a local or regional law firm, you are comfortable working collaboratively within a busy team environment, liaising directly with clients and third parties in the interests of progressing each matter. You are confident speaking with clients about the more complex elements of their case, taking pride in your work and being self-motivated to deliver great results to each client you work with.

You possess excellent communication and client care skills, being professional, perceptive and calm under pressure when working to deadlines and prioritising your time. Prior experience in using a case management system would be advantageous, and you’ll be keen to bring your insights and ideas to the firm, positively contributing towards the collegiate and collaborative environment this firm offers.


For an informal discussion about this opportunity without commitment and in confidence, please contact Charlotte Ferguson, Recruitment Manager at