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Head of Department

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
West Sussex Chichester

Managing this Role


Joe Bryant

Senior Recruitment Consultant - South East
0203 865 2113

Head of Department | Residential Property 5 years PQE | Chichester

The Firm

This firm are sympathetic and supportive throughout, and this reflects on their great employee retention rates, sense of fun throughout every department, interdepartmental teamwork and cohesion, and close relationships with their clients. They have a tremendous sense of fair play, fun, and every employee enjoys going to work every day. The firm have a very strong foothold throughout the south east and they benefit heavily from the heritage they share in the area.

The firm are dedicated to delivering the best service possible is reflected by the development of specialist departments. The firms pride itself on the on its local client base and the levels of internal referral work they can offer across departments. This firm have a history of dedicating one legal secretary / paralegal to each fee-earner not only creating a cohesive working environment, but also allowing their lawyers to fee-earn to impressive levels.

The role

The team find that good results are achieved by working closely with clients and building up relationships of trust and mutual respect. Moreover, the team are looking for someone to come in, and hit the ground running and deal with a varied caseload which includes:

  • Freehold and Leasehold Purchases and Sales
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfer of Equity
  • Shared Ownership to include Staircasing
  • New Build Property (inc Help to Buy)
  • Lease Extensions

You will work on a dynamic case load built from years of the firm servicing their clients; they have excellent community links and a varied and national client base, and you will be given the support and encouragement to business develop and grow the department in a friendly environment.


  • You will Ideally have at least 5 years PQE (no upper limit)
  • You will have a great eye for detail
  • Be ambitious and dynamic
  • You will enjoy management and ideally have prior experience in this

What's on offer?

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience
  • The opportunity to inherit a busy, active caseload
  • The opportunity to manage a busy, thriving conveyancing team comprising of some of the most knowledge property lawyers in the Sussex area

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Residential Property Solicitor 5 PQE to join this flourishing heavyweight practice in their Chichester, West Sussex office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation.