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Trainee Conveyancing Executive

Department: Plot Sales
Locations: Solihull
Role: Fee Earner
Closing Date: 21st August 2022

The opportunity

Are you a Legal Assistant/Paralegal looking to take the next step in your career? Do you want to work for an ambitious and supportive team? We have opportunities in our Solihull based Plots team and would love to hear from you.

We can offer you:

  • A clear training pathway to become a Conveyancing Executive
  • A great mix of work within a supportive and collaborative team
  • A culture of trust and empowerment with responsibility and autonomy over your work
  • The support and encouragement of a great team behind you who want to help you thrive
  • A competitive package with great benefits

How we work:

We are committed to driving positive change in our communities, minimising our impact on the environment (we currently have B-Corp status pending), and ensuring an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture for our people.  We want you to be part of this culture.

We offer a blended approach to where and how we work.  These roles will be a blend of working from home and from our Solihull office hub.

The role:

We are looking for Trainee Conveyancing Executives to join our Solihull based Plot Sales Team, part of our firms wider Residential Development Super Team. You will work closely with the wider team of Conveyancing Executives dealing with plot sales in a busy and fast moving environment for national PLC developers.

You will be acting for house builders of new build homes, working on caseloads from reservation to completion, supporting on all aspects of the conveyancing sales and purchase process including Help to Buy and Part Exchange transactions.

What you’ll need:

  • Previous Legal Assistant/Paralegal level experience and a desire to take a step-up in your career
  • An understanding of the conveyancing process end-to-end in the residential and/or building sector.
  • Experience in dealing with plot sales is advantageous
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • An ability to cope with a demanding workload and manage constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Drive and commitment with a team player approach

Let us introduce ourselves…

It is the people at Shakespeare Martineau that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams; together we win.  As a firm we are focused on proactively building and developing diverse teams, bringing different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives together. We play to our strengths, pushing ourselves to be consistently better than yesterday and deliver amazing solutions for our clients. We empower our teams with a high degree of individual responsibility; we self-manage and encourage everyone to be responsible for their own learning, knowing it makes us even better at what we do!   

Our Team:

Our plot sales team deals with the end to end conveyancing  process for plot sales including site set ups, part exchanges, answering enquiries and dealing with deeds of variation for some of the UK’s biggest house builders

Our multi-disciplinary Real Estate group is highly regarded by our clients and within the sector. It comprises not only lawyers but town and country planners, RICS surveyors, property managers and sector focused financial advisers. We’ve brought experts into our services in planning, development, investment, landlord and tenant matters, construction and litigation with a particular emphasis on energy, retail, housing, education, finance and investment funds.

Additional information

Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.

Equal opportunities

Shakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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