Solicitor and/or Licensed Conveyancer

Are you an experienced conveyancing solicitor 5 years PQE with experience in team leadership and looking to join an award winning team legal firm?

About the role 

We have available a solicitor and team leader role to be based at our Manchester office. The role will involve managing, leading and motivating small teams of conveyancing case managers, paralegals and legal assistants, as well as managing their own case load of files. The conveyancing solicitor and team leader will work with the department manager to support the residential property teams, and contribute towards the successful development of the department in line with the business plan to achieve agreed operational and financial targets.

Our stories - life at Stephensons

About the team

We are a friendly team where everyone works together in a spirit of mutual co-operation. We have an open door policy with management and everyone is supported to achieve the best that they can. We provide training, not only in legal skills but also business skills.

There are ample opportunities for those looking for career development in a forward thinking, innovative and award winning firm.

We have examples of people joining us as unqualified junior staff and progressing to become senior solicitors. Our Managing Partner joined the firm as a trainee solicitor and now helps to run the business which has a turnover of £20 million and 470 staff.

We provide a broad spread of services which means that we can give a holistic solution to our clients.  Everyone in the firm becomes an expert in their area but can tap into the expertise of other people in other departments to help their clients. 

We aim to make a positive difference in our client’s lives and provide a friendly working environment for our people.

About the firm

We are a long established firm which combines innovation with stability and security.

We are in the process of a multimillion pound IT upgrade which will allow our staff to focus even more on the important work of delivering great client service and practicing good law rather than having to worry about routine administrative tasks.

We are very successful at generating our own work via our reputation and marketing activities. This means that you will have the opportunity to work on good quality cases delivering a good return. That allows us to keep caseloads manageable to the benefit of our staff and clients.

We work from modern offices with good facilities.

Team working in a collaborative happy environment is important to us. Our partners have an open door policy ,infact many of them operate in an open plan environment. All of our partners from the chairwoman down are available to staff and always welcome feedback, positive or negative. We are committed to an open and supportive culture for everyone.

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Holiday sale & purchase scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Corporate rate BUPA membership
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll giving cheme.
  • Social events.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your cv and cover letter to Claire Mills careers@stephensons.co.uk.