Careers

As a firm, we are proud of our people, their achievements, and the exceptional level of professional service that they deliver for our clients.

We believe in sharing rewards, in supporting each other, and actively encouraging opportunities to develop. We respect individuality and recognise that talents and personalities are many and varied. Whilst expecting commitment to the highest levels of client care and professional service, we also want people to enjoy what they do with a large measure of fun and good humour.

Whether you are looking for a career in fee earning or business support, if our culture appeals to you and you thrive on the freedom to fulfil your potential within a supportive, friendly team, then give us a call on 01242 574244 or send us your CV by email – even if we have no job vacancy listed.   

For details of the Hughes Paddison Training Contract Programme, please click here.


Role: Solicitor - Private Client

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Private Client Department. You must be STEP qualified or working towards a STEP qualification.  While you may have some third parties who introduce work to you, you will have experience of working with colleagues in other practice areas to encourage the referral of clients to the Private Client department. Ideally you will have an interest in development and maintenance of precedents and you will be able to see the benefits of using a case management system for your work.

Find out more here.
 

Role: Experienced Legal Secretary - Litigation and Company & Commercial

We are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join our team, working full time (35 hours per week: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday) in our Litigation Department and Company Commercial Department.  

The successful candidate must have worked in the legal sector as a secretary and will have excellent knowledge of MS Word, including document formatting and tracking.  You will have excellent communication and client care skills and will be used to working in a busy environment.  Your duties will include use of Proclaim case management software, transcription of digital dictation, diary management, handling of confidential information and liaising with clients.  Ideally you will be familiar with litigation and company/commercial work but this is not essential as training will be provided.  

Find out more here.
 

Role: Paralegal - Commercial Property Department

We are looking to recruit a Paralegal to join our busy Commercial Property Department. Experience of working within a law firm environment is preferable but not essential as training will be given.

Find out more here.


Training Contract Applications – Autumn 2021

The Directors of Hughes Paddison are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for law graduates who meet our rigorous criteria for training contract positions and who ideally will have passed their LPC by the time their training contract commences.  You can learn more about our training contract programme here