Legal Director

Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
£60,000 to £80,000
Team:
Conveyancing
Location:
Cardiff
Reports To:
Managing Director

Job Description

Legal Director – Cardiff

The description below describes the nature of the role and is not limited to the tasks set out.  The individual may be required to provide additional support when requested.

 

Job Title: Legal Director

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Cardiff Office

Salary: £60,000.00 to £80,000.00

Reports to: Managing Director

 

Job Purpose:

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for exceptional and accomplished Legal Directors to join our senior management team here at Convey Law. You will work closely with our existing Legal Director’s and support the daily management and leadership of our Conveyancing Teams.  We are opening exciting new offices in Swansea and Cardiff and are looking for a talented individual to head up our new Cardiff city centre office. We are also looking to appoint a further Legal Director to be based from our Newport office and assist with the company’s continuing growth.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Oversee all personnel across the Conveyancing teams and cohorts, ensuring all departments have sufficient personnel resource and are achieving their performance targets.
  • Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes.
  • Oversee the assessment of staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations.
  • Manage a variety of ongoing projects whilst ensuring all required deadlines are achieved.
  • Ensure all conveyancing team operations adhere to company policies and regulations.
  • Keep abreast with all organisational changes and business developments.
  • Act as a point of contact for employees within the administrative and conveyancing teams including supporting all individuals with Training and HR queries as they arise.
  • Support the Recruitment Manager with recruitment of administrative and conveyancing team roles including drafting job descriptions, reviewing candidate CVs, and attending interviews.
  • Responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance is achieved across the conveyancing teams.
  • Providing leadership, strategy, and direction to the business and all departments as required as a member of the Directorial leadership team.
  • Effectively managing our customer service delivery functions including resolving escalated complaints, dealing with LEO matters, and providing training to members of the team as required.
  • Supporting with the design of IT systems to complement internal conveyancing practices and procedures.
  • Working with other industry leaders and trade bodies in changing the way we convey and in preparing for the digital future.
  • Attend all company Board Meetings in a Directorial capacity.  

Essential Skills: 

  • Proven experience in a Senior Management position within a fast-paced and paper-free Conveyancing firm.
  • Exceptional technical conveyancing knowledge and experience with training, managing, and mentoring trainee and experienced conveyancers.
  • Previous experience creating and implementing office/department/technical policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google software including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sheets, and Docs.
  • 5 years PQE with current Practising Certificate. 

Personal Qualities

Managing Yourself

  • Self-motivated and able to manage conflicting priorities and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.

Working with People

  • Confident in building and maintaining strong working relationships with staff of all levels of seniority.
  • Demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude including a willingness to help others within the company.

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision making when dealing with problems.
  • Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
  • Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
  • Checks that information is accurate and complete.
  • Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.

Communication Skills

  • Able to communicate to colleagues in writing in a clear, constructive, and professional way.
  • Communicate with external stakeholders and clients whilst ensuring the company is always represented in a professional manner.
  • Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
  • Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements and solutions.
  • Excellent customer communication skills including the ability to resolve complaints or escalations.

Benefits 

Remuneration

Salary packages, Appraisals, and Reviews

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Subsidised Parking
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Overtime
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Subsidised Conveyancing 

Recognition

  • Recognition and Awards
  • Long Service Awards
  • Birthday Celebrations and Additional Time Off
  • Support with Charity Fundraising
  • Social Funds for Staff Parties 

Development

  • Industry Leading Training and Development
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Teamwork 

Health and Wellbeing

  • Wellbeing Training and Guidance
  • Holiday Cover
  • Individual Counselling
  • Workload Management
  • Stress Busing and Pampering
  • Back to Work Private Healthcare
  • Time Away From work
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Great Environment
  • Sabbaticals
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Tools and Support to Succeed

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01633 261284
recruit@Convey365.com
Maxwell Chambers, 34-38 Stow Hill, Newport, South Wales, NP20 1JE

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