Careers with Us

At Dawson Hart, we value all our members of staff and recognise that it is teamwork across the whole firm which enables us to deliver the best legal services with a commitment to client care.

We are always looking for talented and professional people to join our happy and dedicated teams.

For details of our vacancies, see below:


Current Vacancies

Lawyers

PRIVATE CLIENT LAWYER

Experienced Private Client lawyer required to work in busy Private Client department with own caseload of a full variety of Private Client work, including Probate, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters including Deputyship. 

If you are looking for a new challenge with further qualification and career prospects, then do not miss out on this opportunity and apply now.

Please send your CV to Lisa Ody, PA to Managing Director, The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.


COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LAWYER

We are looking for a Commercial Property Lawyer to join our Commercial Property team. 

You will be working with our Head of Property, Andrew Rannie, with your own full workload of Commercial Property matters.  You will also be expected to join in and instigate your own marketing activities. 

You will be someone who thrives on giving exceptional client service all of the time and enjoy responsibility for your own workload, as well as working as part of a thriving and successful property team.

Please send your CV to Lisa Ody, PA to Managing Director, The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.


We are always looking for talented lawyers who wish to be part of or lead a team of like-minded individuals.  At Dawson Hart we provide a clear career structure, regular discussions and training, career progression and an opportunity to be part of a forward thinking firm where an individual can make a difference and will be supported in progressing his/her ideas.

Please send your CV to our Practice Manager, Lisa Ody, at The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.


Trainees

We like to spend time with our trainees because we are training you to be the future of Dawson Hart. 

We aim to offer all our trainees a career with us at the end of their training contract and progress them through the stages of development to Associate  and Partnership level.  For that reason, we limit training contracts to one new trainee every other year, usually starting in September.   Our next training contract will be September 2018. We will be inviting applications from 1st September 2017 and the closing date for applications will be 30th November 2017.

If you are interested in a future training contract with us, please apply with your CV to our Practice Manager, Lisa Ody, The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.


Support Staff

We recognise that as a firm committed to client care and delivering the best legal service, we need the best support staff.

Whether your skills are secretarial, reception, cashier and finance, marketing or managerial, we are looking for dedicated and motivated people who want the opportunity to be part of a firm that encourages and supports staff to put forward their ideas and make a real difference.

We can offer a friendly yet professional working environment with a system of rewards to acknowledge commitment and hard work.

Please send your CV to our Practice Manager, Lisa Ody, The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.


Work Experience

We like the opportunity of offering work experience to students for either 1 or 2 weeks' duration.  We are pleased that some of our students have returned to us as trainee solicitors having enjoyed their introduction to Dawson Hart as work experience students.

If you would like to experience working in a friendly office with motivated and talented individuals, please apply with your CV to our Office Manager, Trevor Mersh, The Old Grammar School, Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1BH or by email.

Testimonials

  • A complicated matter which was presented with clarity and patience - for which thanks.
  • This is the first time I have consulted Dawson Hart and I found it to be a very pleasant and effective decision.
  • Levels of courtesy from all were exemplary.
  • Being offered a discount through a Privilege Legal Care card was most helpful.
Jacqueline  Hardaway
Solicitor/Managing Director
Insolvency, Clinical Negligence, Commercial Litigation, Litigation, Personal Injury, HR