Trainee Property Lawyer

          Sheffield, South Yorkshire

     PM Property Lawyers

 

PM Property Lawyers is a multi-award-winning conveyancing firm operating on a nationwide basis from our Sheffield offices. At PM Property Lawyers we like to do things differently.

We are a creative, forward-thinking, innovative, entrepreneurial and progressive law firm. We have a strong desire to continue our trajectory of growth, resulting in the current expansion of our Property Lawyer Teams. At PM Property Lawyers we have a specific focus on providing excellent customer service.

You will be responsible for your own caseload of freehold sale and purchase matters, and will be required to ensure that you meet individual targets and ensure business KPIs and SLAs are met.

You will provide excellent standards of customer care whilst being confident and professional in all communications. Excellent communication skills and having a keen attention to detail will set you apart from others.

As a Trainee Property Lawyer you will report to one of our Conveyancing Team Leaders on a day to day basis.  You will also be enrolled on our trainee property lawyer in-house bespoke training programme to support you in your knowledge growth and personal development.

You will be able to prioritise workloads; have a desire to learn; be self motivated; and be driven to provide a professional and high quality level of service to our clients.

The role is a full time position (35 hours / week) and is a fully remote role, working within a remote working team, although there is an expectation that you will attend the office for an initial induction, and to attend meetings and training on an adhoc basis as required.

Core Responsibilities: 

  • To build your caseload to eventually run and manage circa 125 live matters, subject to seasonality and continuing review of capacity both individually and across the department, with use of an assistant.
  • Ensure all activity within the team is completed in accordance with strict deadlines and in line with set KPIs and SLAs.
  • To meet all individual targets and objectives including, but not limited to, target number of completions per month.
  • Attend dedicated training sessions, 121s, performance reviews, and team meetings.
  • Ensure that all clients are provided the highest level of customer service at all times.
  • Liaise with third parties to find solutions and provide resolutions.
  • Effectively and proactively communicate with clients, other solicitors, professional organisations and other stakeholders over the phone, by e-mail and post.
  • Utilise the in-house bespoke case management system in accordance with firm protocols.
  • To attend and contribute to team and department meetings as required.

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in a prior conveyancing role.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a proven track record in meeting deadlines.
  • A proven track record in achieving individual targets and objectives, and in meeting business KPIs and SLAs.
  • Ability to work using own initiative.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments and demonstrates a bias for action with an ability to multi-task and pivot while working on varying deadlines & scopes.
  • Expert communicator and collaborator, with exceptional client care skills.
  • An incredible eye for detail with an ability to think outside the box.
  • A modern approach to conveyancing, and in particular its process driven, proactive, risk-based requirements.
  • Competent use of MS Office required.
  • Prior experience of Proclaim Case Management Software and conveyancing portals would be advantageous.

 

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV to Denise Barrowclough, dbarrowclough@proddowmackay-group.com.