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Part of the MAPD Group, Myers & Co is an established firm of solicitors based in the heart of Burslem in Stoke-on-Trent specialising in a wide range of commercial work for owner-managed businesses and specialist private client work. We have been providing a first-class service to our clients since 2005.

The wider MAPD Group has more than 400 people including over 100 lawyers across offices in Manchester, Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent.

We are professional, but also friendly, approachable and down-to-earth. Myers & Co prides itself on supporting the personal and professional development of its team and being flexible to their needs where possible.

Do you want to join a brilliant team and make a positive difference to our clients? Are you ambitious and motivated? Are you personable, conscientious and well-organised? Do you want to be part of a vibrant growing business?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you! We are currently looking to recruit for the following careers:

Head of Commercial Property   

Overview:

As a head of the Commercial Property team you will lead and support the growth and development of the team, as well as being actively involved in marketing the business and the department. You will motivate and supervise others, as well as running your own caseload.

To be successful in this role you will need to be self-motivated, commercially-minded and have good people skills.

Key Qualifications:

  • Qualified solicitor or equivalent.
  • 7+ years post-qualification experience in commercial property.

Key activities:

  • Manage a varied caseload of commercial property cases, including leasehold and freehold transactions.
  • Provide inspirational leadership to your people.
  • Communicate within your people and across the rest of the business to develop a cohesive, positive team environment. Requires strong diplomacy skills to build a consensus. Able to articulate issues and make clear recommendations to the Board.
  • Grow and maintain a client base by providing advice clients need at an appropriate price.
  • Assist and supervise your people. Use the financial and case management reporting to monitor, manage and predict to make sure the department is fully and adequately resourced to deliver a quality service, identifying where you need more resource, where you can allocate resource differently, and where you can reduce resource if appropriate, and do this in a timely way to make sure our client service is not negatively impacted.
  • Technical advice. Develop, maintain and appropriately use your technical expertise and the expertise across your team to help find answers to questions. Assist the residential property team with more complicated or unusual transactions.
  • Support your people through the continuous evolution of the property market and our ways of working; you will support them as our processes and offerings develop and evolve, helping articulate and understand the why of change and what good looks like.
  • Client focus. Develop and foster a client-focussed culture where your team see the client experience as equally important to the legal expertise.
  • To share knowledge and actively participate in the training and development of your people. Create an environment where complaints create opportunities to learn as opposed to an opportunity criticise or ignore. You will foster excellent relations with COLP and work in partnership to drive continuous improvement.
  • Financial control. Be responsible for formulating the department budget and to monitor work in progress and ensuring credit control procedures are followed. To review your people’s performance against financial targets. Work with our Finance team to forecast billing and workflow as accurately as possible.

Key capabilities:

  • Knowledgeable: Able to run and supervise others with a commercial property caseload.
  • Commercial: Able to build and maintain a client base by providing advice clients need at an appropriate price. To manage your people to deliver to financial targets.
  • Team player: Able to build relationships with your team, across the business and across the MAPD Group.
  • Organised: Able to organise yourself and the others you are working with and supporting.
  • Practical: Able to listen, to manage expectations and deliver results.,
  • Calm: Calm under pressure – people will come to you with what they consider to be a crisis.
  • IT literate : Competent and comfortable with technology e.g. use of case management systems, Outlook, Excel and Word .

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days holiday (Including bank holidays)
  • Referral bonus
  • Pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hybrid / working from home including provision of home office equipment
  • Access to training academy courses

If this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply:

Please send your CV to our recruitment team: recruitment@mapdgroup.com

Legal Cashier (Part Time)

Overview:

We’re looking for a Legal Cashier to join our Accounts team. The temporary role is to cover maternity leave and the ideal candidate will come from a legal accounts background, be personable, a great communicator, conscientious and well-organised.

You will work as part of an accounts team but the role is to cover the legal cashier function for Myers and Co Solicitors in Stoke on Trent (part of the MAPD Group of companies).

Start date: as soon as possible

Salary: up to £27k

Location: 33‑43 Price Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 4EN

Job Type: Temporary (maternity leave cover)

Hours: Part time (3 days per week)

Main Duties:

  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • CHAPS and FP payments
  • Allocating all bank receipts
  • Handling fee earner queries
  • Process internal account transfers
  • Process sales and purchase invoices
  • Check completion statements
  • Some reporting
  • Compliance with SAR and anti-money laundering is imperative at all times

You must be able to use Excel. Experience of Proclaim is advantageous but not necessary as full training will be given.

Package and Benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable on experience
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Residential Parking
  • Critical Illness and Death in Service Benefit
  • Paycare Scheme
  • Excellent training and staff development

How to apply:

Please send your CV to our recruitment team: recruitment@mapdgroup.com

Residential Conveyancing Fee Earner

Overall purpose:

To handle a full caseload of files from inception to completion with minimum supervision and keeping all work to a high standard within the Residential Conveyancing department.  Also delivering a professional, responsive, high quality service to our clients ensuring full compliance with policies and procedures laid out by the Firm and by regulatory bodies.  To act as an ambassador for the Firm at all times, actively promoting its services.

Reporting to:

Team Leader and Head of Department.

Key accountabilities:

  • To run a case load of residential conveyancing claims from onset to conclusion therefore experience in conveyancing is essential
  • Deal with Purchase, Transfer, Re Mortgage and Sale transactions
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all of our Clients
  • Also liaise with estate agents, mortgage lenders and Solicitors
  • Be able to delegate work to paralegals where you feel appropriate to do so

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (Plus bank holidays)
  • PayCare
  • Pension plan
  • Death in service
  • Hybrid / working from home
  • Unlimited access to training academy courses
  • Brilliant, supportive environment

recruitment@mapdgroup.com

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Overall purpose:

To provide support to the lawyers and Team Leaders completing all talks to a high standard.  Also delivering a professional, responsive, high quality service to our clients ensuring full compliance with policies and procedures laid out by the Firm and by regulatory bodies.  To act as an ambassador for the Firm at all times, actively promoting its services.

Reporting to:

Team Leader and Head of Department.

Key accountabilities:

  • Draft Contract packs
  • Deal with sale enquiries
  • Order redemption statements
  • Review purchase contract packs and raise initial enquiries
  • Check responses to enquiries on a purchase and report to clients
  • Set up completions
  • Order searches, check and report to client on them
  • Review mortgages, report any issues to lenders and do a mortgage report
  • Deal with gifts
  • Deal with ID/Source of funds
  • Exchange contacts
  • Draft SDLT’s
  • Draft Transfers
  • Liaise with clients, lenders and estate agents
  • Arrange what’s needed for post completion but not necessarily doing the AP1’s
  • To ensure that the firm’s policies and procedures and those laid out by regulatory bodies such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority are complied with fully at all times
  • To contribute towards the effective management of risk by carrying out regular risk assessments on all matters, efficient file management and by providing excellent client care

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (Plus bank holidays)
  • PayCare
  • Pension plan
  • Death in Service
  • Hybrid / working from home
  • Unlimited access to training academy courses
  • Brilliant supportive network

recruitment@mapdgroup.com

How to apply for our vacant careers

Interested applicants for the above positions can apply in confidence by forwarding a full CV and covering email to info@myerssolicitors.co.uk.

If you have any questions about any of these roles, please get in touch for an informal chat.

Myers & Co is committed to fostering an accepting and inclusive environment for our people. We actively encourage those from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply for these roles.

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