DWF Advocacy

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Legal + Business Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Excellent benefits package

  • Published:

    168 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    01 February 2022


Are you a Barrister or Solicitor Advocate with Higher Rights (Civil) of 5 – 15 years PQE ?

Does the below sound attractive?

  • Guaranteed Income with salary banding starting at £60,000 and dependent on seniority and experience
  • Scope for annual salary review and promotion dependent upon seniority and experience
  • Transition package for those moving from the external Bar – details to be discussed e.g. accountancy assistance package, aged debt transfer and self-employed fees collection
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance & Healthcare Benefits
  • Generous Private Pension
  • No Chambers Expenses or Desk Rent
  • Practising Certificate and Professional Indemnity Insurance paid
  • Career Progression Prospects within a Global Listed Company, with 30 locations globally
  • Free access to the DWF online legal library and resources

If so, as part of our strategic expansion, we are recruiting for one or more full time Barristers or Solicitors with Civil Higher Rights with substantial commercial and commercial insurance litigation and/or employment experience. Applicants with a hybrid commercial and employment practice are also welcomed.

In addition due to growing levels of work around the country we are recruiting for one or more full time Barristers or Solicitors with Civil Higher Rights with experience in PI/Injury to join our nationwide Advocacy team

DWF Advocacy is an expert, quality, streamlined advocacy service, operating as an alternative to the external Bar and traditional chambers. Managed in a similar way to an in-house set of chambers, with a Head of Advocacy with 30 years’ experience at the external Bar and a clerking team drawn from external chambers, DWF’s barristers and advocates offer specialist advocacy, drafting and advisory services across a variety of specialisms such as Commercial, Fraud, Occupational Health & Disease, Catastrophic Injury, Professional Indemnity, Employment, Costs and Inquests to both DWF clients and external bodies.

Apply now! Please apply here.

For a confidential discussion contact our Director of Clerking - Dan Monaghan dan.monaghan@dwf.law or Stephen Pritchett (Barrister and Head of Advocacy) - stephen.pritchett@dwf.law with "RECRUITMENT 2022" in the subject.

CLOSING DATE for applications is 31 January 2021 with shortlisting and interviews to follow shortly thereafter.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family, in addition to our standard benefits.  We offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

The location of the posts is flexible: we have members based in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham and London and we are particularly looking to expand our offering of senior juniors in both commercial and PI/Injury work in and outside London.

About DWF

DWF is a global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating from 31 key locations with over 4,000 people. The Company became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange in March 2019. DWF recorded revenue of £297.2 million in the year ended 30 April 2020. Join us and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation.  We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you.  Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.


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