Vacancies

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY CONVEYANCER VACANCY
Walker Foster has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Property Conveyancer to join them. You will be based at our Skipton Office which is in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. We are long established in the local area (one hundred years old next year) and so you will gain exposure to a wide spectrum of commercial Property work and a very strong local client base. This is very much an opportunity to drive your career forward.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for managing a full caseload from instruction to legal completion, in addition to building and maintaining excellent client relationships and developing a personal client base.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

We are looking for a Commercial Property Solicitor that has at least 1 year PQE. What is key is that you possess demonstrable experience of dealing with a wide range of commercial conveyancing issues, have excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, a positive outlook and the desire to offer outstanding client service. You will be ambitious and want to join a growing business in which you will have the opportunity to develop and progress to be part of the senior management team. You will have strong IT skills and experience of case management systems will give your application a distinct advantage. Working very much as part of a team, you must be friendly, approachable and a great team player.

What makes it so great to work here?

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, busy team where you’ll play an integral part in the delivery of excellent client care. The work is fast paced and challenging but the team are collaborative and enjoy what they do, which makes for a positive working environment.
We are committed to putting back into the communities which we serve and work hard as a business to raising money for local charities.

And that’s not all, alongside a competitive salary and fantastic career opportunities, you’ll receive a NHS top up benefits scheme membership, an employee assist scheme, reward and recognition and additional holidays as a reward for long service. Not forgetting the advantage of the lovely Garden to the back of Skipton office and at the front the views of Skipton Castle.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to: [email protected]


LEGAL SECRETARY-COMMERCIAL CONVEYANCING

Walker Foster has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Legal Secretary to support the Commercial Conveyancing Solicitor. You will be based at our Skipton Office which is in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. We are long established in the local area (one hundred years old next year) and so you will gain exposure to a wide spectrum of commercial Property work and a very strong local client base. This is very much an opportunity to drive your career forward.

What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for assisting the commercial solicitor to manage a full caseload from instruction to legal completion, in addition to building and maintaining excellent client relationships.
General duties will include but are not limited to:
• Dealing with clients on the phone and in person
• Typing/word processing of correspondence and large/complex documents including using the firms house style, formatting track changes, automatic numbering, cross referencing
• File opening and closing in-accordance with lexcel procedures
• Filing documents and correspondence both electronically and physically
• Booking and co-ordinating meetings alongside general diary management
• Dealing with post
• Scanning and copying large documents
• dealing with administrative tasks as required by the fee earner
• Carrying out conveyancing searches
• Assisting the fee earner with compliance obligations
• Producing draft completion statements
• Land registry submissions
• Calculating SDLT

What does the ideal candidate look like?

We are looking for a candidate who has at least one year of carrying out commercial conveyancing secretarial support. What is key is that you possess demonstrable experience of dealing with a wide range of commercial conveyancing matters, have excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, a positive outlook and the desire to offer outstanding client service. You will have strong IT skills and experience of case management systems will give your application a distinct advantage. Working very much as part of a team, you must be friendly, approachable and a great team player.

What makes it so great to work here?

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, busy team where you’ll play an integral part in the delivery of excellent client care. The work is fast paced and challenging but the team are collaborative and enjoy what they do, which makes for a positive working environment.
We are committed to putting back into the communities which we serve and work hard as a business to raising money for local charities.

And that’s not all, alongside a competitive salary and fantastic career opportunities, you’ll receive a NHS top up benefits scheme membership, an employee assist scheme, reward and recognition and additional holidays as a reward for long service. Not forgetting the advantage of the lovely Garden to the back of Skipton office and at the front the views of Skipton Castle.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to: [email protected]