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Careers

Introduction

Dee & Griffin Solicitors are always looking for local talent to share in the firms exciting future. Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment that maintains high professional standards. Customer service is at the centre of what we do so candidates must be comfortable in providing regular client updates in person, over the telephone or via email. The ability to establish rapport with our clients and our business partners is essential to all our roles.

Culture

Dee & Griffin Solicitors recognise that their main strength is its people which is why significant investment goes into training and charitable causes to create a special environment for its employees.

Team work and empowerment are key factors at internal meetings. Socialising also plays a major part in maintaining moral with monthly staff events that range from charity functions to a pint in the local pub.

Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy allows for staff to work out of the office for one day a year. This results in real, tangible results for the charity and its exciting for all the staff to be involved in amazing projects like The Chamwell Centre http://thechamwellcentre.org.uk/

Career Progression

Our ethos is illustrated best by our Managing Partner Julian Jenkins who began his career with the firm 30 years ago as the office junior. He remains committed to the same principle of investing in staff for a long and fulfilling career.

Alongside investment into professional training our staff have also enjoyed training specific to customer service (accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management) and sales.

Benefits

Each of our Hucclecote, Quedgeley and Cheltenham Film Studio branches offer plenty of free parking and we have a pension scheme. We welcome receiving job applications directly, even if a position is not advertised. If you are interested in becoming a part of the team the please send your coving letter and CV to info@deeandgriffin.co.uk

 

Current Vacancies:

 

Title: Conveyancing Executive/Licensed Conveyancer

Status: Full-time

Location: Hucclecote Office, Gloucester

Overview

Dee and Griffin Solicitors are looking for a conveyancing executive who would be responsible for providing legal assistance and working with our clients. Our firm is known for the friendly atmosphere within their team and our dedication to the promotion of a work life balance therefore we believe this is an excellent opportunity to join us as not only a well-respected firm in the local area but also offering the opportunity to be part of a growing department with long term prospects.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Preparing freehold and leasehold contract reports within your technical abilities
  • Adhere to and promote compliance with the Conveyancing Quality Scheme and the Conveyancing Protocol, the firm’s policies, practices and procedures; legislation applicable to the profession and to any relevant quality standards
  • Through training and other means, to keep fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice
  • Review title and raise enquiries
  • Issuing Sale Contract Packs
  • Preparing Search Reports
  • Preparing Mortgage Reports
  • Preparing Draft Completion Statements
  • Carry out the exchange process and prepare the file for completion
  • Preparing SDLT and Land Registry Application and deal with any requisitions raised.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong inter-personal skills, able to deal with all levels within an organisation and relieve potential conflicts.
  • A client focused approach to service delivery,
  • Ability to organise your workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong experience in using Microsoft office tools – Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Strong experience using Case Management Systems
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing own property caseload from instructions to completion and registration
  • Raising, checking and responding to additional enquiries within your technical abilities and experience
  • Signing off AML checks and Customer Due Diligence
  • Working knowledge of the CQS Protocol, Conveyancing Association Protocol and CML Handbook
  • Experience of sales, purchase, freehold, leasehold, remortgage, transfer of equity, equity release, new build and unregistered property

We expect our conveyancers to protect our clients’ interests at all times and take precautions against potential fraud and money laundering.

Dee & Griffin Solicitors are very proud of Gloucestershire. With most of our staff and clients living and working in the county we are committed to improving society and the local community. To achieve these goals, we have implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility program. What this means in practice is that we allow each of our staff one day a year out of the office to work with our charity partners. The charity benefits from first class legal and secretarial skills and our employees reap the rewards of paying back into the community.

We will endeavour to provide applicant feedback however due to the anticipated high volume of applicants if you do not hear back from us please assume that the role is no longer available.

To apply please submit CV and covering letter to: info@deeandgriffin.co.uk

 

This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No. 67629 www.sra.org.uk VAT Registration no: 466852410

The firm maintains professional indemnity insurance in accordance with the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Details of the insurers and the territorial coverage of the policy are available for inspection at our offices.

 

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