Dutton Gregory

Dutton Gregory is a successful, mid-tier regional firm with offices through Hampshire and Dorset and with a base in London.  The firm provides legal advice and assistance to families and businesses alike.  Our corporate clients range from local SMEs to national insurers, retailers and charities.  

22 Mar, 2019
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Receptionist & Administrative Assistant to join the Facilities and Administration team at Dutton Gregory. You will be responsible for providing an efficient and professional front of house service for our clients, as well as providing administrative support for the office.  Tasks will include ensuring clients and visitors are greeted and dealt with in an efficient, courteous and responsive manner, providing back-up support for the switchboard, ordering stationery and supplies for the office, scanning, attending to incoming and outgoing post and DX, arranging couriers, and other administrative duties. To be considered for this role, you will ideally have previous reception/front of house experience in a professional services environment.  You will also have a “can do” attitude and enjoy working in a fast paced and often demanding environment.
Dutton Gregory Winchester, UK Full time
08 Mar, 2019
Due to continued expansion and growth, we are looking for a Family Lawyer to join our Southampton and Chandler’s Ford offices. Splitting your time between our Southampton and Chandler’s Ford offices, you will build on an expanding caseload of privately funded matters, dealing with all aspects of divorce, child contact, and residence disputes, and all other problems arising from a breakdown of a personal relationship. The ideal candidate will have gained a high level of experience and knowledge from handling their own caseload of matrimonial work. Areas of expertise should include divorce and separation, cohabitee disputes, resolution of financial property and pension claims, child residence and contact issues and domestic violence injunctions. You must be able to demonstrate good training throughout your career and have an enthusiasm for business development. 
Dutton Gregory Southampton and Chandler's Ford Full time
08 Mar, 2019
We have an exciting opportunity for a dual role of Case Screener/Legal Secretary to join our Clinical Negligence team at our Bournemouth office.   As Case Screener you will deal with the screening and follow-up of initial clinical negligence referrals, acting as the first point of contact for all client enquires coming through. The role will include the preparation of new client information and you will interview clients when necessary.  You will also carry out digital audio typing and diary management, along with general administration. To be considered for this position, you will need have experience of dealing with people at all levels and demonstrate excellent client relationship skills with an empathetic manner.  Knowledge/experience in clinical negligence, personal injury or medical would be an advantage.
Dutton Gregory Bournemouth, UK Full time
06 Mar, 2019
Are you a junior legal assistant looking for your next move? We are looking for an administration assistant to join our driven Residential Conveyancing team in Bournemouth.  Working with the fee earners, and legal secretaries, the role will be to provide a full administrative and secretarial support service to the team, including: file opening and closing; taking telephone calls; typing correspondence, assessing and completing online property forms including Land Registry and Inland Revenue; creating invoices; carrying out online compliance checks; and general day to day administration.  To be considered for this excellent opportunity, you will have good communication skills, be keen to learn, and have strong administration skills with excellent attention to detail.  Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.
Dutton Gregory Bournemouth, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
We are looking for an IT Support Analyst to join our expanding team. The successful candidate will support users and assist with the efficient running of all IT systems and activities carried out by the IT department. The role will include responding to and updating items on the internal helpdesk, liaising with external support and maintenance companies as required, assisting with IT projects, installations, and office/staff moves.  As a result they must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organised, approachable, have good communication skills (verbal and written), be able to follow process and have a working knowledge of desktop hardware, Microsoft systems and applications, and cyber-security. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to build an excellent foundation for their future IT career with involvement in a variety of IT projects.
Dutton Gregory Chandler's Ford, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
With a focus on getting the very best from our investments in technology, we have an opening for a newly created role as an IT Application Trainer. You will deliver high calibre in-house training and support on all of our IT applications to all employees and new starters within the firm, including a mix of bespoke systems, Microsoft Office and 365, together with providing guidance on internal IT policy and process. The role will include designing and delivering internal IT project based training and associated material, regular informal ‘floor walking’ support, answering ad-hoc queries from our employees and the helpdesk, and providing 1:1 desk-side assistance as and when required. You will have well-developed interpersonal and facilitation skills, good oral and written communication skills and a positive and proactive attitude.  You will also be able to work autonomously, with a methodical and logical approach. This position will require regular travel to all of our offices and so a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential. In addition to having experience and confidence in delivering training in a professional services environment, the successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013 or above. Additionally, knowledge of Office 365, SOS Connect / Practice Manager, Solcase / Visualfiles or similar case management software, and BigHand Dictation or similar would be desirable.
Dutton Gregory Chandler's Ford, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
We are looking for a driven professional to join our Accounts team in Chandler’s Ford as a Financial Controller. Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for: supervision and coaching of the established finance team (previous management experience is essential) managing day to day Accounts operations including dealing with client monies managing lock up (WIP, debtors and disbursements) financial analysis to assess business performance preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts assisting with budgeting and outturn other internal reporting requirements, which will be used at Board and Partner level producing year-end partnership accounts managing the LLP and SRA audit preparation work and liaising with the auditors preparation of VAT returns Knowledge and experience of the Solicitors Accounts Rules is preferred. The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with a positive can-do attitude and previous experience in a similar role working within an SME professional services environment, preferably legal. You will have excellent communication skills and will excel in building relationships.  You will also have first-rate attention to detail, and a high level of IT literacy with strong excel skills.
Dutton Gregory Chandler's Ford, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
We are looking for an Apprentice to join our busy Residential Property department in Poole. The role will include opening new client files electronically, carrying out compliance checks following the firm’s procedures, closing of files, and preparation for archiving. The ideal candidate will be computer literate, have an ability to work to deadlines and without mistakes, have excellent organisational skills and excellent attention to detail. You will work towards an apprenticeship in Business & Administration, where we offer a comprehensive training and work experience programme.  You will have the opportunity to gain NVQ qualifications, and earn as you learn.  The apprenticeship contract will run for a one year period. This is a great opening for a dedicated individual keen to build an excellent foundation for their future career.
Dutton Gregory Poole, UK Apprentice
19 Feb, 2019
As part of the firm’s growth and succession planning programme we are looking for a qualified commercial property lawyer to join our successful team in our Chandler’s Ford office. This is an exciting opportunity if you are an accomplished commercial property lawyer, probably but not necessarily with around ten years’ PQE, who enjoys dealing with a mixed bag of work. You will also be working alongside the Head of Department supervising the team. From day one, you will be acting for a wide range of clients working on various transactions including the acquisition and disposal of both leasehold and freehold property, with the potential for involvement in development related matters.  You will be joining a team that prides itself on excellent technical and negotiating skills and deals with all types of property including offices, retail, leisure and licensed premises.  Playing an active role in the growth of the department, you will be looking for an opportunity to build strong working relationships with clients, brokers and the wider business community and work with the firm’s business development team in progressing these relationships through presentations, meetings and corporate events. Applications are invited from technically strong solicitors who are committed to delivering a first class service to clients.  You will have previous supervision experience with a natural ability towards team development.  You will be forward-thinking with excellent commercial acumen and a genuine commitment to business development and client networking.
Dutton Gregory Chandler's Ford, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
We are looking for a qualified Commercial Property Lawyer to join our growing team in Dorset This is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer, probably but not necessarily with around two + years’ PQE, who enjoys dealing with a mixed bag of work. Applications are invited from technically strong solicitors who are able to demonstrate experience and a skill set in handling commercial property work.  You will be forward-thinking with excellent commercial acumen and a genuine commitment to business development and client networking, and will be committed to delivering a first class service to our clients.
Dutton Gregory Dorset, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
We are looking to recruit a Lawyer for our Clinical Negligence department based in our Bournemouth office. Our firm has one of the largest clinical negligence teams on the South Coast encompassing AvMA Law Society, APIL and Society for Clinical Injury Lawyers panel members.  You will either be a solicitor or a  legal executive with up to 3 years PQE gained working as part of a clinical negligence or personal injury team.  The workload is interesting and varied.  You will initially be responsible for managing your own low to mid value caseload including all aspects of medical, dental and clinical injuries.  You should have the ability to work on your own initiative and with minimum supervision, and a keen enthusiasm for business development. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to expand their knowledge in Clinical Negligence.
Dutton Gregory Bournemouth, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
This is a fantastic opportunity for two Legal Assistants to join our growing residential property teams in our Southampton and Winchester offices. You will be dealing supporting our lawyers with a mixed and varied caseload including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, shared ownership/help to buy schemes, and new builds, and will need to be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and expertise in these areas. You will be self-motivated, and able to work independently using your own initiative.  You will also have the ability to juggle a busy and varied workload.  You will have good IT skills with previous experience of using a case management system. This is a busy and demanding role and exceptional organisations skills are essential. We pride ourselves on our client service and so a keen eye for detail, along with a high level of communication, are a must.  The successful candidate will ideally have at least one years’ experience working within the residential property environment. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a growing team in a fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you.
Dutton Gregory Winchester, UK Full time
19 Feb, 2019
This is a fantastic opportunity for two Legal Assistants to join our growing residential property teams in our Southampton and Winchester offices. You will be dealing supporting our lawyers with a mixed and varied caseload including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, shared ownership/help to buy schemes, and new builds, and will need to be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and expertise in these areas. You will be self-motivated, and able to work independently using your own initiative.  You will also have the ability to juggle a busy and varied workload.  You will have good IT skills with previous experience of using a case management system. This is a busy and demanding role and exceptional organisations skills are essential. We pride ourselves on our client service and so a keen eye for detail, along with a high level of communication, are a must.  The successful candidate will ideally have at least one years’ experience working within the residential property environment. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a growing team in a fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you.
Dutton Gregory Southampton, UK Full time
13 Dec, 2018
We are recruiting for an experienced lawyer for our Chandler’s Ford office to join our expanding team. You will work alongside our existing team which has a wealth of knowledge and experience in handling all Private Client matters including: Wills, Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Powers of Attorney. You will run your own caseload of files and have all round experience in Private Client law. You will also play an active role in the continued development of the practice by networking and participating in marketing events. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to join an energetic and fast growing law firm.
Dutton Gregory Chandler's Ford, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, UK Full time