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Solicitor/Conveyancing Executive – Residential Property Team (Newcastle based – full or part time hours)

Are you an ambitious experienced Solicitor/Conveyancing Executive who is looking for a rewarding career?

Do you want to be part of our leading Residential Property team, where your career will develop and thrive? If so, this could be the opportunity for you!

About the Team and the Role

Our high achieving Residential Property team is our largest department, and it is continuing to grow!

You will be joining a dedicated team of nearly 30 staff, who work across both our Stockton-on-Tees and Newcastle offices.

Based at our recently renovated open plan office in central Newcastle, you will work in a welcoming team of experienced fee earners, secretaries and administration support staff. Your duties will be varied and rewarding and will include:

  • Managing a mixed case load of sale, purchase and Buy to Let residential properties, leasehold matters, help and right to buy schemes, new build property purchase and sales, mortgages/re-mortgages, shared ownership and affordable housing, and transfer of equity.
  • Providing effective communication and excellent customer care to our clients at each stage of their journey.
  • Delegating and overseeing the work of support staff.
  • Taking an active role in business development, to support building professional relationships and growing our client base.

This is a newly created role to support new work streams, so this is a great opportunity to make a real impact!

We are open to applications from candidates wanting to work full, part time or more flexible working patterns, so speak to us about your ideal hours!

About You

With a minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience, you must be able to effectively manage a mixed and busy conveyancing caseload from instruction to completion. With sound knowledge of the legal aspects of residential transactions, you will have excellent organisational and communication skills.  In addition, you will be a real team player and be able to work effectively to deadlines.

You should also be flexible to travel occasionally to our office in Stockton-on-Tees, in line with the needs of the business.

About Us

Jacksons Law Firm is one of the longest-established law firms in the North East of England. With a strong team of nearly 100 staff, we provide specialist legal advice to businesses and private clients across the region. Our staff and clients are at the heart of our business, and we take pride in delivering first-class results and value.

We have an outstanding team spirit, a supportive culture and offer a competitive range of staff benefits, alongside an exciting programme of employee engagement and work life balance initiatives.

Why work for us?

Our exciting range of staff benefits includes:

  • A competitive salary that will reflect your experience
  • Access to our discretionary uncapped Fee Earner Bonus Scheme
  • Access to a hybrid working scheme (after initial training and induction)
  • Buddy schemes to help new staff settle in
  • Enhanced pension schemes
  • 33 days annual leave as standard (including bank holidays)
  • Long service holidays
  • A holiday purchase scheme
  • An extra day off on your birthday!
  • Bonus holidays
  • Free wills and discounted legal services for friends and family
  • High street discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life insurance
  • Staff engagement initiatives including team away days and social events
  • Wellbeing and mental health support including a “Zen Den” wellbeing room and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Flexible Fridays
  • Staff treat and dress down days
  • Monthly prizes/gift vouchers
  • Free fruit and refreshments
  • Free eye tests & flu jabs
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Work anniversary and special birthday gifts
  • Discounted services at Mercedes Benz Teesside

We also have plenty of networking, social and charity events for you to get involved with – this really is a great place to work!

If you think you have the skills and qualities for this role, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV to

If you have any questions about the role or would like to receive a full job description, please contact our HR Team on the above email address or telephone 01642 356 500.

Please note that salary expectations will be discussed at interview and will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

We look forward to supporting your new career at Jacksons!

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