ISE Partners

Operations Director - Qualified Property Solicitor (remote)

Ref. V-41415

£53,000 - £55,000 Per Annum

London

Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

Overview

An exciting new role has arisen at this highly respected boutique residential conveyancing solicitors firm in Mayfair for a Director of Operations (COLP) reporting directly to the CEO. You will need to have at least seven years experience as a qualified property solicitor as you will be the legal lead for this growing firm in a fully remote capacity.
 
As the Director of Operations you will have responsibility for efficient and fast completion of property matters ensuring regulations and requirements are met. You will also have overall responsibility for the operation of the three legal teams and ensuring their financial targets are met. You may have to, on occasion, assist in the resolution of legal issues and of course assist with property matters and queries relating to their very high-profile clientele.  
 
On a day to day basis you will have oversight of the administration, compliance, and finance functions liaising with Legal Team leaders, the Admin Manager and Accountant. As COLP (Compliance Officer for Legal Practice ) you will maintain company procedures and policies in order to meet SRA and CQS requirements and you will hold the role of Senior Reporting Officer (SRO) for CQS.
 
This is a varied role and will include the review of documents relating to exchange and completion ensuring compliance with company policy and follow up to ensure post-completion has been successfully achieved. In addition you will be liaising with clients to ensure a successful outcome is achieved but also be the first point of contact if there are client complaints. As a Company Director you will participate in Board and Management meetings as required and deputise for the CEO as well as be given full signatory on bank accounts as well as approving payments and liaising with the Accountants. You will very much take the legal lead and allocate projects to the wider team as well as monitor and advise accordingly.  As a result this will coincide with your monitoring the monthly and yearly financial targets.
 
In your role as Director of Operations you will be expected to facilitate career development of the legal team members and carry out team appraisals and highlight training opportunities. As the firm continues to grow there is huge scope for this person and it is an exciting time to join this successful firm that continues to grow. If you are a team player looking for a meaty role but in a fully remote capacity this is a truly fantastic opportunity to join this firm and its high profile clientele.

Experience required :

7 years experience as a Property 
Excellent interpersonal skills
Enjoy being part of a smaller team
Must enjoy a fully remote working role
Financial acumen
 
Salary £53-55,000 + work from home allowance and travel costs when visiting the London office (monthly)
Monthly events, quarterly company social events.
Fully remote role