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Conveyancing is known for being a fast-paced, customer-focused area of law, which relies on experience and a whole-team effort. Over the past few years, headlines have focused on wellbeing issues and the impact of new processes and technology for residential property lawyers but what is the reality of a career in Conveyancing in Wales today?

In this episode of our free-to-stream Legal Sector Resilience podcast, Emma Waddingham, Editor of Legal News Wales is joined by Hannah Williams and Harry Watson-James from TSR Legal Recruitment to delve into the resilience and transformation of conveyancing, discussing not only the challenges conveyancers encounter but also the burgeoning career opportunities within this area of law.

The conversation with Hannah and Harry explores the pressures conveyancers face in their day-to-day operations, from dealing with fluctuating workloads to navigating clients’ expectations. What stands out is the industry’s commitment to mental health and well-being, with firms adopting responsible approaches to managing caseloads, offering wellness packages, and prioritising work-life balance.

The hosts then turned to the thriving legal job market in Wales, emphasising the abundance of roles for legal professionals at all levels in conveyancing, and the significance of in-house training and apprenticeships. The hosts touch on various qualification routes, such as the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) and Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) and apprenticeships, noting the importance of practical experience in tandem with academic studies. This practical approach is key for those looking to excel in fast-paced roles such as conveyancing.

Recruiters like TSR Legal play a critical role in this ecosystem, aligning candidates with firms that match their skill sets and career aspirations. This conversation sheds light on the value of personalised career advice and the necessity of understanding the unique cultures of different law firms.

Wrapping up on the importance of strategic career planning, this episode highlights the various paths available to legal professionals, especially within conveyancing, the podcast serves as a valuable resource for those seeking to navigate the complexities of the legal job market.

The resilience of the legal sector, particularly in conveyancing, is a testament to its ability to adapt and thrive amid challenges. The episode offers listeners a wealth of knowledge and advice, making it a must-listen for anyone interested in the legal profession or looking to make their next career move in law.

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TSR Legal is the exclusive legal recruitment partner with Legal News Wales. For more information and to contact the team, visit or call 02920 388100 to speak to the Cardiff office.

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Emma Waddingham

Emma Waddingham

Editor, Legal News

Emma Waddingham is the Editor & Founder of Legal News. She is a seasoned legal editor and journalist and experienced marketing & events consultant, working almost exclusively with the UK legal sector.