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 in High Street, Orpington, we are well connected to central London (less than 30 mins by rail) and to the Kent area.

Legal Secretary required – Full time

We are looking for a highly organised legal secretary to work full time in our conveyancing department. You will be managing the administration of client matters, having excellent IT and typing skills.

Please contact Alison Routley, Office Manager on 01689 822554 or email if you would like to apply for this role, or if you would like any further information. Applications from agencies will not be considered.

Residential and Commercial Property Lawyer Required

Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive required due to steadily increasing caseload.  We provide a personal service to clients, supported by the latest technology.  Role includes freehold, leasehold and leasehold enfranchisement.

Interest in continuing development of new technology welcome.

We are a professional, friendly and diverse firm in Orpington, Kent.  Please send your CV and covering letter, with salary expectations if you wish, to:, or telephone Alison Routley, Office Manager, on 01689 822554 for more information.  Applications through agencies will not be considered.

Business Administration Apprentice

We are looking for a proactive, energetic and enthusiastic apprentice to assist in our family law department with archiving, photocopying and updating tasks on the computer. There will also be some typing of documents/letters as well as other ad hoc tasks.

You must be confident and able to deal with potentially difficult situations as well as remaining calm and sensitive to the needs of others. You will be well presented and well spoken, diplomatic, patient and sensitive in emotional situations. Common sense and initiative is a must, along with a good telephone manner.

You must have four GCSEs grades A to C, including Maths and English.
Experience in an office environment and general admin duties is desired, along with being able to prioritise and work under pressure. Attention to detail and client confidentiality is a requirement.

Please email your CV with a covering letter to Alison Routley, office manager to

A Newly Qualified Solicitor or Equivalent Required.

We are looking to appoint a newly qualified solicitor or equivalent to develop personal injury, employment and contested probate skills. We provide a personal service to clients, supported by the latest technology. The role potentially includes a variety of contentious work, which might be tailored to the applicant.

We are a professional and friendly firm in Orpington, Kent. Please send your CV and covering letter to, or telephone Alison Routley, Office Manager, on 01689 822554 for more information. Applications through agencies will not be considered.

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.

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    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

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