Blandy & Blandy Solicitors

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"The standard of advice and the service we provide are directly linked to the quality of our people"

Nick Burrows, Chairman

Working at Blandy & Blandy

We are a people business and recognise that we will only continue to thrive if we have an excellent and engaged team who share and embody our values of excellence, integrity and approachability.

We acknowledge that every member of our team has a crucial role to play in the growth and success of our firm and in delivering a trusted and valued service and excellent experience to our clients.

We strive to ensure that we attract and retain talented colleagues and we are committed to helping them to develop their careers, to celebrating their achievements and to acknowledging their contribution.

We are proud that a large proportion of our people choose to remain with us for many years, of our welcoming and supportive culture and our strong belief in the importance of a good work-life balance.

Our centrally located offices in Reading and Henley-on-Thames provide a comfortable and convenient working environment. And, from a hands-on induction programme, through to an enjoyable mix of social events and activities, we are confident that you will find our firm a welcoming, challenging and rewarding place to continue your career.

Blandy & Blandy is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to eliminating discrimination and to promoting equality and diversity.

Benefits we offer

  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Centrally located offices, with excellent transport links
  • Hybrid working, at home and in the office (dependent on your role)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Life cover (4 x salary)
  • Private medical insurance or healthcare cashback plan (which can be extended at discounted cost to include family members)
  • Support with professional qualifications, training, memberships and subscriptions
  • Season ticket loan (interest free)
  • Quarterly staff awards and long service awards after five years
  • Social and wellbeing events
  • An extra day’s annual leave to give back through volunteering 
  • Staff introduction reward scheme
  • Long service awards
Kayleigh Chapman

“Over the past four years I have witnessed first hand the encouragement and support that the firm offers its staff, having been supported throughout the legal practice course and in the development of my role in the firm from legal secretary to legal assistant and now to trainee solicitor.”

Kayleigh Chapman, Solicitor, Planning & Environmental Law

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Asma Muneer

“I joined the firm as a newly qualified solicitor and I have been encouraged to develop and progress my career at the firm with the ongoing support of the partners and the wider firm. The firm upholds its values of excellence and integrity in the work they do and the advice they give to clients.”

Asma Muneer, Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

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John Dingle

“I was attracted to the firm because of its excellent reputation in the Thames Valley, by the firm's people and the culture.”

John Dingle, Partner, Commercial Property Law

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Rebecca Ledgerwood

“There is a good work life balance with plenty of opportunities for having a bit of fun along the way – the annual office outing is an event enjoyed by all staff and is just one of the many tokens by which the partners acknowledge that the success of the firm really is a team effort.”

Rebecca Ledgerwood, Solicitor, Family Law

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Stephanie Scullion

“I wanted to join Blandy & Blandy due to its history and longstanding reputation. I trained at the firm before joining the Probate, Tax and Trusts team on qualification.”

Stephanie Scullion, Senior Solicitor, Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

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David Murray

“I was attracted to Blandy & Blandy because of its fine heritage and exciting future. The firm simply refuses to rest on its fine credentials and is constantly looking to innovate and develop.”

David Murray, Partner, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

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Debbie Brett

“I trained at Blandy’s so have been here for all of my legal life! I consider myself lucky to come to work here every day with talented, likeable, people.”

Debbie Brett, Partner, Commercial & Regulatory Law

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Kirsti Harvey

“Blandy & Blandy encourages development and career progression. I joined in 2013 as a legal secretary and became a legal assistant in 2015. I have completed the academic stage of qualification as a Chartered Legal Executive and am due to qualify as a Fellow in 2019. The firm has been incredibly supportive throughout. ”

Kirsti Harvey, Chartered Legal Executive , Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

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David Lamont

“It is rare to work somewhere where colleagues embrace and embody the firm's values in the way that they do at Blandy & Blandy. I think that we have a very welcoming and supportive culture and that the firm is a challenging and rewarding one to be a part of.”

David Lamont, Marketing Manager

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Jennifer Scott

“Working at Blandy & Blandy is a brilliant opportunity that gives you the chance to work alongside experts in their field, who are friendly, approachable and care about your career development as an employee and your wellbeing as an individual.”

Jennifer Scott, Solicitor

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Why choose us?

  • Reputation

    Reputation

    We are proud to be recognised as one of the leading law firms in the Thames Valley.

  • Your career

    Your career

    We offer a competitive package and benefits and will support you in developing your career.

  • Award winning

    Award winning

    We have received multiple workplace related awards and a one star rating in the Best Companies survey.

  • Connectivity

    Connectivity

    We are centrally located in Reading & Henley-on-Thames, with excellent transport links.

  • Culture & values

    Culture & values

    We are proud of our welcoming and supportive culture and endorse a healthy work-life balance.

  • Engaging and enjoyable

    Engaging and enjoyable

    We get to know each other better through an enjoyable annual mix of social events.

Awards & Accreditations

One star rating, Best Companies Survey

One star rating, Best Companies Survey

Top tier firm, Chambers UK

Top tier firm, Chambers UK

Top tier firm, The Legal 500

Top tier firm, The Legal 500

Winner, Thames Valley Women in Business Awards 2016

Winner, Thames Valley Women in Business Awards 2016

Finalist, Thames Valley Women in Business Awards 2015

Finalist, Thames Valley Women in Business Awards 2015

The Law Society's legal practice quality mark for practice management and client care

The Law Society's legal practice quality mark for practice management and client care

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