Private Client Lawyer

Bridport, Dorset


Hybrid working available

9:00 am - 5:15 pm, Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)


Join our thriving Private Client department, a key practice area within our firm that is continuously growing in strength. Be part of our highly regarded and expanding team by applying now for a call back.

Our friendly and well-established team boasts a wealth of experience, ranging from newly qualified professionals to lawyers with over 20 years of expertise, complemented by highly skilled legal executives and paralegals.

This is a dynamic and busy department where all fee earners receive strong support from trained legal secretaries. Engage in the planning and business development of the department, actively participating in the sharing of technical knowledge and good practices.

Hybrid Work Options: This role allows for flexibility, based in the Bridport, Dorset office with the option to work remotely 2 days per week.


  • Have a minimum of 2 year PQE.
  • Possess technical expertise in all areas of private client matters.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for business development, client relationship management, and client development.
  • Exhibit the ability to work independently with a proactive initiative.
  • Have excellent communication and networking skills.

Company description:

About Us: At Battens, our 300-year history is rooted in tradition, but our firm is forward-thinking and driven by a commitment to excellence. Our talented and hardworking staff play a crucial role in delivering exceptional service to our clients, contributing to the ongoing success and development of our business. Our workplace is known for being stimulating, inclusive, collaborative, and empowering.

Other information:

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment.
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a 4% group pension contribution by Battens.
  • Income protection.
  • Holiday entitlement, starting at 26 days per year and increasing to 30 days with length of service.
  • Discounted legal services, including free conveyancing.
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme.
  • Birthday holiday.
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Critical illness cover.

Join Battens, where dedication and expertise are rewarded, and your contributions are valued. Apply now to be part of a team that fosters growth and well-being.

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