A new vacancy has arisen with a firm based in Bristol City Centre. Looking for a conveyancing lawyer to cover maternity leave – starting at the end of June 2014 and going to last for 9 months. The firm is medium size – 10-15 solicitors – and deal with a mix of high street work. Conveyancing department has 3 lawyers in it. Primarily residential conveyancing with a very small amount of commercial possibly. CQS firm.
If you decide to apply for any of our conveyancing posts please consider the following:
A CV is very helpful – a CV with lots of detail on about your exact conveyancing experience is even more helpful.
CVs tend to get noticed by employers when they have a full breakdown of your experience to date.
Details of number of files worked on.
Specific information regarding shared ownership, staircasing, leasehold enfranchisement, specific types of client – eg investors, developers etc..
Billing levels for the past few years are always useful
Details of case management systems used
Confirmation of ability with IT and whether you require secretarial assistance always helpful to know.
Current salary levels
Current notice period
Proposed salary levels if different to the above
Details of any clients who will come with you to a new firm.
Explanation for any gaps on the CV – whilst it is usually obvious that there was no work between 2008 and 2011, employers have very short memories. Explain this.
Send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to include your contact information. We will log you as well for any future vacancies – this simply involves receiving automated emails off us, and nothing else.