Shared Ownership Solicitor

Permanent employee, Full-time · Marks Tey

The Role

In this role you will work in a fast-paced conveyancing department which specialises in new build and shared ownership transactions. You will be speaking with clients and referrers on a daily basis whilst progressing their files. You will work closely with the Head of New Build and Shared Ownership Division Leader who will be close at hand to support you developing in the role, as well as the other fee earners in the team.

The day to day:

  • Drafting and approval of documents e.g. contracts, transfers and ancillary 
  • Dealing with Shared Ownership resales (both sale and purchase), interim and final staircasing and remortgages. 
  • Dealing with financial arrangements related to property acquisitions on behalf of buyer/lender including mortgage arrangements and Gifts
  • Create and manage correspondence and document files for each individual client matter according to the standards laid down by the firm and other governing bodies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and with other professional contacts
  • Promote and market the team


 What experience should I have? 

Ideally you will be qualified either as a Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Legal Executive with at least 2 years plus experience within Conveyancing and ideally with some Shared Ownership transaction experience and be confident in managing a busy caseload. An understanding of New Build would be helpful but not essential.


  What skills should I have?

  • Great communication skills 
  • A team player
  • Great at being able to juggle multiple priorities 
About us

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large regional firm of solicitors with seven offices across Essex and Suffolk and over 200 legal professionals across a number of specialist departments. Holmes & Hills works in partnership with clients across East Anglia, including businesses, individuals, families and local authorities, to build long standing relationships, protect clients' interests and support clients' growth and development.

Working in partnership with businesses and individuals

Holmes & Hills' large team of legal experts work in partnership with individuals and organisations to provide them with truly proactive legal services through personal relationships. Acting as a trusted advisor to clients, we take the time to understand clients' needs and objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

Independently recognised as a leading law firm

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is independently recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners - two independent directories of the UK’s top law firms - as being a leading supplier of legal services in the region.

These accreditations give our clients the confidence that the legal advice and representation they receive from Holmes & Hills is some of the best available.

Our clients range from established and growing businesses whose brands are recognised and sold around the world and local authorities across the region, through to families and first-time home buyers.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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