Do you want a new challenge in a friendly, award winning law firm? Read on…

Farnfields Solicitors have an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer (1 – 3 years PQE (solicitor or legal executive)) to join our busy Private Client Department at our North Dorset offices in Gillingham.

What is the role?

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a broad caseload of Private Client matters including the preparation of wills and powers of attorney, estate administration, estate planning, trusts and court of protection work, working in a busy department against a target. The role will also involve proactive business development and networking.

Who you are?

You will ideally have in the region of 1 – 3 years PQE within Private Client. You will have demonstrable experience in the administration of estates and estate planning, and will drafting and the preparation of powers of attorney. You will be a people person who is positive, team-focused and passionate about providing excellent client service. You will be self-motivated and adept at building relationships; coupled with a professional, friendly and empathetic approach.

A bit about us

• We are a well-established and successful law firm with a modern and down to earth approach.
• Passionate about providing an excellent service to our clients.
• Winner of Residential Conveyancing Team of the Year at the 2024 British Conveyancing Awards.
• Winner of Contribution to the Community at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
• Winner of Property Team at the 2019 Dorset Legal Awards.
• Winner of Law Firm of the Year (up to 10 partners) at the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards.
• As a Lexcel accredited firm and a member of LawNet we are committed to career development and providing challenging work to positively engage and motivate our staff.
• We place importance on being part of the local community.
• We are friendly, supportive and ambitious.
• At Farnfields we recognise the importance of family life and can offer a good work life balance with hybrid working a possibility on days to suit the team.
• Gillingham railway station is a main line station within walking distance of our office and on the London Waterloo to Exeter St David line, providing an easy commute.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, award winning Firm.

Expect far more… Apply now to join a great team by emailing us at and take a step forward in your career.



Due to our continuing strong growth, we currently have a number of exciting career opportunities available:

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