Frettens Solicitors

We are a firm of bright, approachable lawyers based on the south coast, who believe in offering clear, well-rounded advice in plain English.

We offer a full range of services for both businesses and individuals. Whether you are selling your home or writing your will, setting up your business or planning a management buy-out, you will receive the same high standard of bright advice and friendly service.

The firm was founded in 1978 and has always had a modern and pro-active approach to legal advice. We have offices in Christchurch and Ringwood; however, thanks to a fantastic and cutting-edge IT system, we are able to serve clients from across England & Wales.

We are always on the look out for talented people to join our teams.

06 May, 2021
Frettens is looking for a Commercial Property Paralegal to join our busy team in Ringwood.  The successful applicant would be working as part of a team in Ringwood assisting fee earners with the ability to be able to manage portfolios of properties with supervision. The role will provide an opportunity to become involved with a wide variety of work, primarily within the specialist social housing team but also with general commercial property work including landlord and tenant, acquisitions and disposals and option agreements. We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience: Minimum GCSE qualifications Ability to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing Excellent organisational and communication skills Can Effectively communicate at all levels Shows initiative Ability to motivate to meet/exceed targets Focuses on detail, needs to be methodical, systematic and organised Ability...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DN, UK Full time
06 May, 2021
Frettens is looking for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy team in Ringwood.  The successful applicant would be working alongside an experienced solicitor in Ringwood but would need to be in a position to run their own caseload independently with some supervision. The commercial property team cover a wide range of matters including landlord and tenant work, acquisitions and disposals and option agreements. There may also be the opportunity to get involved with some of the specialist social housing work.  The role would also include taking part in business development activities to build up the presence of the Ringwood team. We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience: A qualified solicitor/ FCILEx with 2+ years’ PQE Excellent organisational skills Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing Able to motivate oneself to meet/exceed targets Able to work...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DN, UK Full time
06 May, 2021
Frettens is looking for a newly qualified Wills & Tax Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive to join our team in Ringwood.  The successful candidate will be working directly with the head of department and therefore be exposed to a considerable and varied workload covering not only wills, powers of attorney and estate administration, but also trusts, tax compliance work for individuals, personal representatives and trustees, and have the opportunity to develop their career in the direction of their choice within the entire private client arena.  STEP membership will be encouraged, as this is seen as an absolute must for all junior private client lawyers.   We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience: A newly qualified solicitor/ FCILEx Effective communication at all levels Ability to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing Ability to work independently and manage a...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DN, UK Full time
07 Apr, 2021
Frettens is looking for a newly or nearly qualified solicitor, interested in developing their skills in insolvency law and procedure to join the growing Insolvency and Restructuring team. You will be working alongside the partner in charge of the team, who is also qualified as an insolvency practitioner and has an established reputation in the field. Their career experience includes secondments to the recoveries department of a bank and also to work alongside appointment-taking insolvency practitioners. Most of the team's clients are insolvency practitioners acting as liquidators, administrators, trustees in bankruptcy and in other formal appointments. Previous experience in insolvency law is not required. We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience: A NQ solicitor, or even about to qualify. Up to 3 years experience. An interest in developing personal marketing and networking skills Desire to become skilled in...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch, UK Full time
07 Apr, 2021
Frettens is looking for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join our busy team.  The successful applicant will be working with experienced members of the team who are based in both Christchurch and Ringwood but would also need to be in a position to run their own caseload independently with some supervision.  The role is diverse as the Dispute Resolution team deal with a wide variety of commercial and civil disputes. We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience: A qualified solicitor/ FCILEx with 3+ years’ PQE experienced in civil and commercial litigation Able to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing Able to negotiate and influence Communicates effectively at all levels Able to work independently and manage a caseload with excellent organisational skills Focuses on detail, is methodical, organised and systematic Structures own workload, making best use of resources and time...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch, UK Full time
01 Apr, 2021
Frettens is looking for a Wills & Probate Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience to join the established team in Christchurch.   The successful applicant will be working with experienced members of the team and therefore would be expected to work both with minimal direct day to day supervision and also as part of the wider team.  The role will involve managing the team in the Christchurch office, with direct access to and support from the head of the department who is mostly based in the firm’s Ringwood office.  On top of a varied caseload across the entire private client spectrum, the role will involve business development through their own and the firm’s contacts of accountants, financial advisers and other professional referrers.  The role will suit an experienced practitioner looking to make the next step up, with the short term goal being a push for partnership. We welcome applications from people with the...
Frettens Solicitors Christchurch BH23 1PZ, UK Full time