Property Executive

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Commercial Property
Location: Grimsby

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Property Executive to join the Commercial Property department in our Grimsby office.

The Firm

Wilkin Chapman LLP is the largest law firm in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, providing a wide range of legal services to both businesses and individuals. The Firm regularly achieves department and individual recommendations in the UK's leading legal directories and is ranked 106 in the top 200 UK law firms by turnover.

The Department

Our new build house builder team works for a national client base and prides itself on providing cost effective plot sales service using our bespoke IT infrastructure. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring, experienced conveyancer to join the vibrant and established new build home team. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to run your own busy new-build caseload, whilst managing client's expectations with a friendly and professional approach. 

The Role

The successful candidate will support Partners and other Property fee earners to deliver a large portfolio of new build residential work.

Duties will include
  • Taking a lead role in client relationship management to maintain the Firm’s existing portfolio of work and to develop new business.
  • Dealing as lead fee earner with newbuild sales, (and preferably purchases and part exchanges) to assist with managing the volume of work in the wider team
  • Maintaining files in a neat and orderly state and ensuring that each file is reviewed and recorded as having been reviewed against the computer printout supplied by the Finance Department every month.
  • Regularly updating clients as to the current situation of their case.
  • Dealing with routine and difficult enquiries from telephone callers and clients effectively and efficiently and ensure that all client queries are dealt with both professionally and promptly to the complete satisfaction of the client.
  • Undertaking an active role in business development and networking.
  • Use of Case Management for all cases.
  • Proven track record of conveyancing experience
  • Knowledge and experience of selling new-build residential developments desirable
Skills Required

Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage client relationships.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to adopt a commercial as well as a legal approach to client issues.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Have the proven ability to work to deadlines.
  • Adaptability and collaborative working.
  • Understanding and adoption of the Firm’s values and behaviours. 
Equal Opportunities

Wilkin Chapman is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religious practice or any other perceived differences.  We are an armed forces friendly employer.

Our Values

All that we do is shaped by our five values: Service, Teamwork, Approachability, Innovation and Commitment to achieving results. These values are the bedrock of Wilkin Chapman, they define who and what we are - they underpin everything that we do. For more information on our values, please click here.

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