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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

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 the right candidate good 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. 


Full time. Based in our Hungerford office. 

Do you thrive on the hustle and bustle of a busy conveyancing department? We’re looking for a Conveyancer to support the residential property team, managing their own files while assisting with those of senior members of the team.

The mixed residential property work includes supporting clients with part-exchange, leasehold, freehold, new build and mortgage enquiries.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in a conveyancing role, and be a good team player who is willing to learn and develop within a supportive environment.  

Salary is dependent on experience. 

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

Legal Secretary

Full time fixed term maternity cover. Based in our Hungerford Office. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a busy residential department as part of a friendly, supportive team of specialists?

If so, this could be your opportunity to get a foot in the door of this highly regarded friendly firm of solicitors.

Salary is dependent on experience. 

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
Berkshire, RG17 0NF

Victoria Hopgood - solicitor and partner at Dickins Hopgood Chidley
Robert Salame - solicitor and accredited mediator at Dickins Hopgood Chidley
Lucy Robinson - solicitor at Dickins Hopgood Chidley
Deborah Wason - conveyancing executive at Dickins Hopgood Chidley
Rebecca Aram - trainee solicitor at Dickins Hopgood Chidley
Sam Haines - trainee solicitor at Dickins Hopgood Chidley

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