Residential Property Solicitor / Head of Department

England, Surrey / Surrey, Guildford, England / England, Woking, Surrey
£55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
18 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Jason Connolly
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Residential Property
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This innovative, forward-thinking and dynamic practice have a reputation for punching above their weight. They have a rich heritage dating back close to 200 years and have built a stalwart foundation of excellent, top-quality clients.

They are consistently ranked in the Chambers & Partners in multiple areas, but also have several other recommendations and accolades to boast.

This Firm is an award-winning International practice with conglomerate branches in The Americas, Mainland Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The Firm employs nationals from multiple Countries and has the language skills to help clients in Cantonese, German, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, and Spanish.

Their Partners are some of the most proactive business developers in the market and have created exceptional ties meaning a steady flow of business across all channels. Their fee earners will always have foundations to build on because of this, and unlike some other heavyweight firms, their client relationships are not simply reserved for the Partners.

The firm place people at the heart of what they do, they have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent. What demonstrates this best is the growing number of homegrown Partners that they have. You will find the practice has a strong leadership team, where everyone has a voice and Partners are very accessible.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a new Senior Residential Property Solicitor / Head of Department into their busy Woking, Surrey based office.

You will work as part of a small team of 3, you will be at the forefront of this growing department and will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards. The department has close ties with high-end local estate agents, you will find you are often dealing with more HNW transactions.

The caseload will include, but not be limited to; Sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, re-mortgages, lease extensions and transfers of equity.

This role comes with good prospects and would be an excellent opportunity for a candidate seeking a route to Partnership


  • You will be a Solicitor, ILEX or Licensed Conveyancer with at least 6 years fee earning experience (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will deal with a high-quality conveyancing caseload
  • You should have excellent communication skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, in addition, you will receive an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Residential Property Solicitor / Head of Department to join this legal 500 and chambers ranked practice based in Woking, Surrey.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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