Ashby de la Zouch

01530 639 031


01827 758 041

Job Title: Residential Property Fee Earner


About us

Fishers Solicitors has been providing legal services for more than 200 years. We provide legal services that cover most areas of law.

With a recent move to a new office on the outskirts of Ashby and increased business, we are looking for a qualified Solicitor to work within the Residential Property Department.


About the role

To carry out the duties of a Conveyancer in the Residential Property department.  To comply in all respects with the provision of the Office Manual and undertake such reasonable requests as may be made by the Head of Department or any other Partner.


Main responsibilities:

  • Carry out your own caseload of residential property conveyancing matters and any other such matters involving assents, transfers of equity, re-mortgages, adverse possession claims etc and as shall be agreed with the Head of Department;
  • Report on the nature and progress of your work to the departmental meetings;
  • Ensure that all clients work is progressed as appropriate and that the client is kept informed throughout;
  • Ensure that the client is sent all relevant client care, costs and progress letters;
  • Comply with all file and case management quality standards as laid down in the office manual and in accordance with the Law Society requirements together with the CQS requirements;
  • Make files available on a monthly basis for review;
  • Where possible to make best use of the computer system including recording of client information, document processing, PMS, e-mail and internet.  This would also include use of the Land Registry portal, our online quotation system and search provider;
  • Time record for all client matters on the PMS;
  • To keep all of the firm's clients documentation and any information relating to the firm and its  clients confidential;
  • Undertake any relevant training as and when required and comply with the Law Society CPD or equivalent requirements.

The above does not constitute an exhaustive list of duties. The post holder may be required to perform any reasonable tasks commensurate with the level of responsibility at the request of the Directors or Partners.


Skills, qualifications and experience

Interested applicants should be either:

  • A qualified Solicitor, with a minimum 4 years PQE;
  • A Fellow of CILEx;
  • A Licensed Conveyancer.
  • Have experience of working within a busy Conveyancing department;
  • Have the ability to own and handle a varied caseload with minimal supervision;
  • Be Target driven;
  • Have exceptional client care skills;
  • Be highly organised with the ability to prioritise;
  • Have a high level of attention to detail;
  • A can do attitude;
  • Have an ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Have sound communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • Have experience of working with Case Management systems.


The working hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.


Our Values

  • Drive: Have energy and enthusiasm to get the job done;
  • Innovate: Look to develop and change for the better;
  • Connect: Connect to customers and colleagues;
  • Collaborate: Work together for our customers and community;
  • Excel: Provide excellent customer services



The majority of the firm is working remotely at this time and the risk is minimal and the longer term plan is to continue with a remote working arrangement.


How to apply:

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV to, including a covering note.





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