Become a Consultant Lawyer

Be your own boss and become a successful consultant.

At Setfords we believe lawyers deliver their best when they have the support they need and the rewards they deserve, which is why we have created a better way of working.  Our consultant lawyers enjoy greater financial remuneration, a better work-life balance, and are freed from the distraction of office politics, management responsibility and billing targets. 

Forget commuting and presenteeism culture. As a consultant at Setfords, you can work where you want and when you want, knowing the support you need to deliver for your clients is being handled by our expert team. 

Setfords Solicitors, which includes our sister company, Setfords London, offers a market-leading fee share package and has more than 200 consultant lawyers nationwide across multiple disciplines, ensuring you can provide a wider offering to your clients. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field, regularly handling high-profile, groundbreaking cases. 

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 The offer from an award-winning team

Setfords prides itself on offering the best overall consultant package. We have multiple meeting venues, including our flagship offices on Chancery Lane in London, and the largest and most comprehensive support team in the industry. 

Alongside a business development team that has generated millions of pounds in fees for our consultants, we have put together the best PR, communications and marketing team in the sector to ensure our lawyers enjoy the level of profile they need to attract business. The team was named best in its field in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2017 and has also been shortlisted for three other awards in the past 12 months alone.

Our central office team also includes administrative and secretarial support, a compliance department, design, web and technical teams.

Having taken £3.75 million in investment and expanded our prestigious London offices, we are a dynamic, growing firm looking for ambitious lawyers who dream of a better way of working. 

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The role

We are seeking 5-year PQE + lawyers in multiple disciplines across the country. 

You will work primarily from home but have access to exceptional office and meeting facilities. 

If you are London-based, with a corporate and commercial background Setfords London will be the perfect home for you. With multiple meeting rooms, presentation and entertainment facilities, 46 Chancery Lane is the ultimate venue to impress your clients. 

For those based elsewhere in the country, Setfords has 12 other offices or meeting space facilities to choose from. 

The rewards

Setfords consultants keep up to 80% of what they bill and all our lawyers can expect market-leading support from our 65-strong team. Fees can also be generated through cross-referral. 

Our clients range from the global to the local, from those in the media and entertainment industries to those in property and finance. We bring personal attention to a worldwide client base. 

Want to know if consultancy is right for you? Submit your application below or go to: and we'll be in touch.

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