About THP Solicitors

THP Solicitors is an established yet dynamic law firm, providing our clients with an approachable and attentive legal service that adapts to their unique challenges and requirements. We take the time to listen to our clients to really understand their needs and deliver value. We are passionate about the law and delivering the best results for our clients.

Our aims are to
  • deliver a legal service that offers peace of mind and helps our clients achieve their objectives
  • use a collaborative and holistic approach when working with clients and fellow professionals
  • offer pragmatic and solutions-based legal advice
  • be flexible and adaptive in our legal delivery
  • provide responsive and tailored communication
  • create a legal service and workplace based on trust and respect

Professional in the execution, compassionate in the delivery, champions of the local scene we care about our clients, our staff and the local community. Our clients come back to us time and time again, staying for the expertise, responsive support and the high degree of professionalism we provide.

We understand that legal services aren’t just about interpreting and applying the law – we provide solutions, peace of mind, protection, facilitate dreams, unlock resources, achieve aims and reach goals. We endeavour to do all of this in a sensible, pragmatic, empathetic way, helping people look at the bigger picture and get the best legal solution for their particular circumstances.

Key Facts:

  • Established in 1991 as The Head Partnership, now known as THP Solicitors
  • 3 offices in Reading (Lower Earley), and Henley-on-Thames (Duke St & Bell St)
  • We don’t have a senior partner – our partners work equally and collaboratively to manage the firm
  • 5 Partners and an additional 24 solicitors, legal and conveyancing executives
  • Awarded the Lexcel Practice Management accreditation by The Law Society for solicitors who meet the highest management and client care standards
  • We have staff who are accredited under the Law Society’s Family Law and Conveyancing Quality Schemes
  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion – currently 80% of our partners are female and approximately 30% of our legal staff have black and minority ethnic backgrounds
  • Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority – SRA No 487140

Careers at THP Solicitors

We enjoy coming to work

THP Solicitors is a law firm committed to excellence across all legal disciplines and we recognise that we will only continue to succeed if we have a talented team who share and embody our values. We believe everyone’s role within our firm is important in delivering a high level of client service.

Our achievements are based on the complementary mix of people working at the firm, each bringing a unique set of skills and experience. We strive to attract and retain accomplished people, support them in developing their careers, help them achieve their potential and recognise their achievements.

If you join THP Solicitors we will expect you to be prepared to exceed client expectations and in return will provide a supportive working environment that encourages success. Whether you are managing client legal matters, or providing support, with our open management style you will be able to get involved with all aspects of our business.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join THP Solicitors and welcome applications from solicitors, paralegals, legal executives, trainees or support staff who wish to share their ambition and vision with us. We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to eliminating discrimination and to promoting equality and diversity.

If you are looking to progress your career within a law firm that prioritises client care and staff relationships; supports community activities; and promotes staff involvement in the future of the firm, then we would like to hear from you.

We enjoy coming to work. If you would like to feel the same way, please contact us and we can discuss your future and ours.

Current vacancies will be posted on this page as they arise but we also welcome speculative applications.

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Accreditations

We provide our clients with the highest levels of professional legal service and have been awarded the Lexcel Practice Management accreditation by The Law Society which is only given to solicitors who meet stringent management and client care standards. We have members of staff who have the following accreditations and memberships:

In the Community

THP Solicitors is passionate about supporting charitable causes, the arts, sports and the local community around Reading and Henley-on-Thames. We provide help in the form of a mixture of volunteering, organising, fund raising and sponsorship.

Reading Pancake Race

In 2020 THP Solicitors took part in the Reading Pancake race (dressed as superheros) to raise money for Launchpad, a charity that aims to prevent homelessness in Reading by providing vital support to people who don’t have a stable place to live or are at risk of losing their home. The team made it to the race semi-finals and smashed their fundraising target (but thankfully, no eggs).

Henley Living Advent Calendar

THP Solicitors Partner, Richard Rodway, has helped run Henley-on-Thames’ Living Advent Calendar event for 6 years, helping charity and spreading cheer. Richard has been nominated at The Henley Herald’s Community Champion Awards as a result. THP Solicitors also sponsors the event, covering the technical costs.

Rabble

THP Solicitors are long-time supporters of the Reading-based charity Rabble, sponsoring them since their inception in 2012. Rabble seeks to advance education of the public in the arts, in particular through training and workshops in the performing arts and through providing performances for the benefit of the public, in order to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to appreciate and access the performing arts. THP Partner Alexis Lane has been interviewed by Rabble  for podcasts on how people can get involved and help support the charity.

Reading Legal Walk

THP Solicitors takes part in the Reading Legal Walk each year where teams from local law firms do a sponsored ‘after work’ 10km walk to raise money for local legal advice charities such as Reading Citizens Advice Bureau, Reading Commincare and FLAG DV.

Henley Literary Festival

Launched in 2007, Henley Literary Festival is one of the UK’s biggest book festivals, with 170 events for adults and children in 2019. THP Solicitors sponsor the Henley Literature Festival which we feel brings great vibrancy and energy to the town, as well as a much-needed focus on the power and versatility of the written word. Our donation helps covers the technical support costs of these community-based events.

Henley Rugby and Cricket Clubs

We love sport, played at all levels, and the benefits local clubs provide in both in terms of physical exercise and the pride teams and supporters of all ages bring to their communities. We are long-time supporters of both the Henley Rugby Football Club and the Henley Cricket Club.

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