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Career Opportunities

At Thomas Dunton Solicitors you’ll find a highly professional outlook, combined with an extremely friendly working environment. Our staff matter to us. We expect a lot of them and are committed to their development. Please look over the site to see the range and standard of services we offer.  With offices situated on The High Street, Orpington, we are well connected to central London (less than 30 mins by rail) and to the Kent area.

For the right applicant we can occasionally create a new role.

As a firm whose growth has been built on word of mouth, we are proud of our excellent reputation.

If you are professional, motivated, and have the ability to work as part of a friendly team we would like to hear from you. We are always happy to receive CV’s to retain for future opportunities.

Experienced Dispute Resolution Lawyer – Full Time

Experienced Dispute Resolution solicitor required in this busy, professional firm in Orpington, Kent.

The position would ideally suit someone meeting the criteria for a legal aid housing supervisor, but who wishes to diversify into other areas of contentious law. The successful candidate will show an ability to deal with a wide variety of clients.

If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter, with salary expectations, to recruitment@thomasdunton.co.uk, or telephone Alison Routley, Office Manager, on 01689 822554 for more information.

Applications through agencies will not be considered.

Legal Secretary required – Full time.

We are looking for a highly organised legal secretary to work full time for a senior solicitor covering work in our private client department, with some conveyancing.

You will be managing the administration of client matters, have excellent MS Office skills and an excellent typing speed.

Please contact Alison Routley, Office Manager on 01689 822554 or email recruitment@thomasdunton.co.uk if you would like to apply for this role, or if you would like any further information.

Applications from agencies will not be considered.

Freelance Temporary Secretaries

If you would like to be considered for a place on our book of freelance temporary secretaries, to be called upon for cover for annual leave or unplanned absences, please send in your CV with a covering letter, together with a note of your hourly rate.

Agency applications not considered

To submit your CV or for more information on the above position, please email enquiry@thomasdunton.co.uk or telephone Alison Routley, Office Manager, on 01689 822554.

Equality & Diversity Survey at Thomas Dunton

A report based on the Equality & Diversity Survey taken at Thomas Dunton, which is required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, is available from our Office Manager on request. Please email office.manager@thomasdunton.co.uk

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What our clients say about us:

  • “We have both been impressed with your diligent and thorough conveyancing, highlighting issues with the property that had been missed during the previous sale”.

  • “Catherine Westcott truly helped us beyond her duty and was always there for us, going that extra mile made all the difference”.

  • “All very satisfactory, efficient and approachable. We now look upon Thomas Dunton as our solicitors”.

  • “Extremely satisfied with the service that you have provided. We will be recommending Thomas Dunton to our family and friends”. 

  • “Great patience and great deal of thought to ensure our Will achieved our complicated requirements. Thank you”.

  • “I found the staff I dealt with professional, practical and patient…helping to clarify matters and enabling me to take better informed decisions”.

  • “Wonderful and understanding of my circumstances. Guided me through the process and presented all the options in a way that I could understand”.

  • “Thank you for all your hard work. You have been amazing. I will forever be thankful that you were my solicitor”.

  • “The service was exceptional —  friendly, welcoming and sympathetic. I do not think that I could have received a better service anywhere else“.

  • “No words to express my gratitude to your amazing work and patience”.

  • “Thank you very much for the courtesy, care and efficiency which we have received from you and everyone we have dealt with at Thomas Dunton”. 

  • “Thank you so much for all your help for my family and I.  I am so very  grateful.  You’re  my little Christmas angels”

  • “What you all do for people is amazing. You should all be proud of yourselves for putting a little bit of light back in my life and I’m most certain that of others”

  • “The firm give their clients very detailed and clear advice in plain English.”

  • “Extremely friendly, did not feel that anything was too much trouble”.

  • “I received a very prompt, professional and caring service from you at a very sad and distressing time”.

     

  • “Thank you all for your amazing support throughout last year.  You really are a fabulous team”.

     

  • “It really was a hideous experience, but every time I got to the point I couldn’t breathe and I spoke to one of you, I felt instantly strong again”.

  •  “You made me giggle and reassured me whenever I was about to cry or hide in a cupboard, often picking up the phone to check I was ok – so very kind”.

     

  • “Vernon Hadida is by far the best solicitor I have ever dealt with.”

  • “Extremely satisfied with the service which I considered excellent value for money.”

  • “I was very happy with the service. I was always able to speak to somebody that could help me when I telephoned.”

  • “Thank you for all your work on my claim. I am extremely grateful for your assistance.”

  • “Thomas Dunton exceeded my expectations in terms of both service quality and value for money.”