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A supportive, friendly environment, where you’re a valuable member of a small team. We take pride in the career and personal growth of our team, which could explain why so many have been with us for years.

We are a close group of skilled and experienced lawyers, conveyancers and support staff. We provide a collaborative and friendly working environment, and pride ourselves on the long-term nature of our team.

Our priority is to ensure that new recruits fit in, and the dynamics work well to provide the best client service. To help achieve this we offer training, flexibility and career progression.

We welcome approaches from experienced solicitors and legal executives wishing to develop their career with us. If you’d like to join our team, please send your application to Emily Payne.

Rest assured, all applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Current Vacancies

Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Full time. Based in our Hungerford Office. 

If you love variety in your work, and have a talent for managing your own caseload and deadlines, this could be the role for you.

The civil dispute resolution work could include: property disputes, consumer contract disputes, contentious probate, negligence, debt recovery, company disputes and any other relevant litigation work that may arise. 

We’re looking for a qualified solicitor who is interested in developing their career in an environment where they can really make a difference, and where their efforts will be appreciated.

The right person will ideally have:

  • Good client care skills, providing professional and competent legal advice in accordance with SRA Code of Conduct
  • Strong IT skills
  • Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
  • Proven experience of handling own caseload, working to and managing deadlines
  • Good writing and drafting skills, with excellent communication and technical ability

Salary will be commensurate with experience. 25 days’ holiday and pension contributions are just two of the benefits on offer with this role. 

    This could be your opportunity to get a foot in the door of this highly regarded friendly firm of solicitors and to shape and grow the role.

    If you’re interested and would like to find out more, in absolute confidence of course, then please contact Mrs Emily Payne at the address below. 

    Senior Private Client Solicitor

    Full time. Based in our Hungerford office. 

    We’re looking for an experienced solicitor to manage a busy caseload of private client work and to work alongside a newly qualified solicitor in a supportive environment.

    The right person will be responsible for providing a mix of established clients with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and estate administration advice. 

    This position offers excellent career prospects with opportunities for training, growth and development.  

    We’re ideally looking for someone with more than 5-years of PQE, a good academic foundation, strong client management skills, enthusiasm, confidence and technical skills. STEP qualification is preferable. 

    The salary is commensurate with experience and career progression.

    Please contact Mrs Emily Payne at the address below to apply or for more information. 

    To Apply

    Or for more information on career opportunities at Dickins Hopgood Chidley, please contact:

    Mrs Emily Payne, Partner
    Dickins Hopgood Chidley LLP
    The Old School House
    42 High Street
    Hungerford
    Berkshire, RG17 0NF

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