Solicitor – Shared Ownership

Solicitor – Shared Ownership
Working in partnership with colleagues, clients and professionals

Solicitor – Shared Ownership

In this role you will work in a fast-paced conveyancing department which specialises in new build and shared ownership transactions. You will be speaking with clients and referrers on a  daily basis whilst progressing their files. You will work closely with the Head of New Build, Partner and Assistant Manager Shared Ownership who will be close at hand to support you developing in the role as well as the other fee earners in the team.

The day to day

  • Drafting and approval of documents e.g. contracts, transfers and ancillary
  • Dealing with Shared Ownership resales ( both sale and purchase) , interim and final stair casing and remortgages.
  • Dealing with financial arrangements related to property acquisitions on behalf of buyer / lender  including mortgage arrangements and Gifts
  • To create and manage correspondence and document files for each individual client matter according to the standards laid down by the firm and other governing bodies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and with other professional contacts
  • Promotion and marketing of team

What experience do I need?

To be successful in this role you should have at least 2 years plus experience within Conveyancing and ideally with some Shared Ownership transaction experience and be confident in managing a busy caseload.   Ideally you will be qualified either as a Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Legal Exec. An understand of New Build would be helpful but not essential.

What skills should I have?

  • Great communication skills
  • A team player
  • Great at being able to juggle multiple priorities

What we are offering

A competitive salary which will be subject to previous experience, as well as a modern and agile working environment at the firm’s brand new regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub, at Marks Tey, Colchester. The A12 commercial Hub offers colleagues free parking, agile working space, and easy access by road (being based on J25 of the A12) or train (500m from Marks Tey train station).

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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