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3-5 PQE Solicitor, Dispute Resolution, Guildford (HR0222)

01 Jun 2018


3-5 PQE Solicitor (HR0222)


Dispute Resolution Guildford




Full time


Dependent on experience


·         21.5 days holiday p/a plus 3.5 over the Christmas period

·         Day off for your birthday

·         Perkbox (Discounts on food and drink, entertainment and shopping.

·         Private Medical Insurance

·         Life Assurance

·         Season ticket loans

·         5% pension contribution

·         Childcare vouchers


You will work alongside the 5 Partners and Staff in the Dispute Resolution Guildford team, with the wider Dispute Resolution department consisting of over 47 staff and Partners being based in our other offices.



DMH Stallard is a Legal 100 firm with a headcount of 310, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We were awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year by South East Dealmakers in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.


Are you a confident individual with an interest in dispute resolution work? Do you want to work for an award winning, supportive law firm that develops their own?  This could be the beginning of the rest of your career!


We are looking for a 3-5 year qualified Solicitor to join our Dispute Resolution team in our Guildford office.  


The role is to operate as an effective member of the Dispute Resolution Guildford Group working alongside other fee earners in the Group. The individual will work on a variety of dispute resolution cases, including commercial litigation (e.g. contractual disputes, professional negligence claims, construction disputes), clinical negligence and contentious probate.nThe successful candidate will be responsible under supervision for own caseload of work and own fee targets but also assisting where called upon to work with other members of the Group.



The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include: 

  • An interest in dispute resolution work, including but not limited to litigation.
  • A good understanding of contractual and tortious principles and remedies.
  • An understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules.
  • A commercial, pragmatic and not overly academic approach.  This is equally as important as technical ability.
  • A willingness to contribute to business development.
  • The ability to effectively manage time to achieve client and internal deadlines.
  • Understanding the importance of client care with an ability to deal with a wide range of clients with differing objectives, including being able to understand the commercial objectives of the client.
  • The ability to work within a team and provide support to Partners and Associates as appropriate.
  • Confident Excel skills sufficient to enable the reviewing of relevant matters.
  • Competent IT skills including Outlook, Word, Digital Dictation and Axxia.
  • The ability to draft documentation, with attention to detail.
  • An understanding of the strategy and vision of the firm.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with clients, in writing, over the telephone and in meetings.
  • The ability to convey technical legal information in an effective and accessible way.


For a full job description, click here.


This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm.


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