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Residential Property Fee Earner – Lewes

Based in Lewes, East Sussex

Salary range: £35-£55,000

About Adams & Remers:

We are a long established law firm with a professional, modern, client-centred approach. Delivering exceptional service to our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

We have an excellent reputation and have built strong, responsive and complementary practice areas that help private individuals, businesses and institutions in the UK and internationally. We have developed expertise in established and emerging sectors to ensure we offer the best specialist advice available.

Our clients include wealthy individuals, quoted and private companies, manufacturers, retailers, property developers, major landowners and their trustees, investors, financial institutions, local authorities and government agencies.

The Firm and its solicitors are recognised and ranked highly by several leading legal directories including Chambers UK and High Net Worth Guides, Legal 500, Spear’s and Citywealth.

Our lawyers are widely recognised as specialists in their fields and our reputation for excellence means we routinely attract applicants from the top international London firms.

Across our practice areas of Commercial and Residential Property, Private Client, Litigation and Corporate and Commercial, we have 19 partners and a full team of around 100 team members.

Property Teams:

Our busy Property teams are based in both Lewes and London, with clients drawn from all over the UK. This position is based in the Lewes office.

The team provides residential conveyancing services, and also advises on equity release and re-mortgage, leasehold enfranchisement, licences and variations, development and planning. We have specialist sector expertise in country estates and high value property in London and across the UK. Our clients include individuals, landed estates, developers and portfolio owners. Our matters range in value up to approximately £50m.

Key focus for our Property Teams:

We strongly believe in taking the time to get to know our clients – really listening and understanding their business and personal goals, and what matters most to them.  We think ahead and give the best advice not just for now, but for the future. The strength of our relationship building means clients return to us time and again. Creating and nurturing strong professional partnerships and referrer relationships are also key to our new business development in residential property.

Our lead residential property partners have excellent reputations for their expertise, experience and the very personal service we provide, and are highly ranked in various legal directories. We receive excellent feedback from clients, industry partners and referrers:

Highly professional and will always go the extra mile to make sure that the service is above and beyond expectation.”

Thoroughly impressed with the service.”

“A well-established, knowledgeable and approachable team. A real grasp of the detail and ensuring client interests are well-served.”

The role:

To provide an accurate and comprehensive, high quality service to clients during their property transactions. The work includes…

  • All types of residential conveyancing work, both freehold and leasehold
  • Land sales and acquisitions
  • Re-mortgages/refinances
  • Lease extensions
  • Those with enfranchisement experience would be especially welcomed but is not a requirement of the role

Your duties:

The role will include:

  • Dealing promptly and efficiently with conveyancing matters from quotation to completion – and beyond!
  • Face to face contact with clients and referrers
  • Dealing with Lease extensions and re-mortgages from beginning to end
  • Registrations for your matters
  • Assisting with colleagues’ files

Your qualifications:

You should be able to demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Previous experience in a conveyancing role
  • Qualified solicitor, CiLex qualified, conveyancing qualification or extensive experience of conveyancing
  • Organised, adaptable, accurate and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • IT skills
  • Good written English
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Flexible, resilient and the ability to handle change

Working for Adams & Remers:

We fill our teams with people who are professional, motivated and reliable, and aspire to be the best in their field. We look for those who share our values and our determination to deliver the best possible client experience.

To help you develop yourself and your role, we offer a friendly working environment where you will have a robust plan for the development of your skills and expertise, and your growth through the Firm.  We have a strong focus on wellbeing and provide you with excellent support and resources.  Our friendly and welcoming team regularly organise social events to keep us connected.

The salary for the role is £35,000 – £55,000 depending on qualifications and experience.  We also offer a comprehensive benefits package.

There may be the opportunity to have a hybrid working arrangement in this role.


If you are interested in this role please send your CV and covering letter to Alison May (HR Advisor) alison.may@adamsandremers.com.



Registered address:
Adams & Remers LLP, Trinity House, School Hill,
Lewes, Sussex BN7 2NN. Company Reg no: OC351800
This Firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA ID Number: 525523
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