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 secretarial, legal or other specialist areas of our business, if 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 an email. Details of any specific current vacancies will be listed on this page.

Role: Litigation Solicitor

We are looking for an experienced solicitor to join our busy, friendly litigation department. You will need to have around 3-6 years’ PQE, preferably want to work full time (although we will consider part time for the right candidate), and be enthusiastic about joining the team and getting stuck in to a varied and interesting caseload.
Experience is required in general civil/commercial litigation, property litigation and contentious probate. You will be working with a team of 7, assisting the 2 Directors on large matters, handling your own caseload, and helping to supervise the department’s junior and trainee solicitors. This is an opportunity to become a vital part of the team, with good career prospects in a progressive, exciting firm. 
An attractive package is on offer, including generous holidays, non-contractual flexi-time, a competitive salary, and all the usual perks. 
 
If you think that you have the necessary experience, and this opportunity is of interest to you, please contact our Office Manager, Teresa Dalton, by post to 10 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, GL50 3DA or by email with your CV and covering letter.
 
Role: Legal Cashier

We are seeking an experienced Legal Cashier to join our team, working full time in our Accounts Department.  The successful candidate must be proficient in SRA Accounts Rules, VAT, and general legal accounting practice and will be used to working in a busy environment as part of a team.  You will be handling confidential information and will have excellent communication skills.  Experience of Proclaim Accounts package is desirable but not essential as training will be given. 

An attractive package is on offer, including generous holidays and non-contractual flexi-time, and there is an opportunity to gain valuable experience within a professional and progressive organisation.  The successful candidate will be well-supported within our friendly team. 
If you think that you have the necessary experience and this opportunity could be of interest to you, then please contact our Office Manager, Teresa Dalton, by post to 10 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, GL50 3DA or by email to Helen Prockter, to ask for an application form.
 
 
Role: Training Contract Positions
The Directors of Hughes Paddison are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for law graduates who will have completed their LPC by Summer 2018 and meet our rigorous criteria for training contract positions.
During a training contract with Hughes Paddison you will have the opportunity to experience different service areas in our core work to include: 
- Family
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Private Client
- Residential and Commercial Conveyancing
- Corporate Commercial
Trained supervisors will guide you through your training contract and your progress will be appraised regularly.
Please email your details for the attention of Jennifer Allen via Natasha Cole and an application form will be forwarded to you for completion, which please return by post to our firm together with your CV and a covering letter. Alternatively, please download an application form here and return it together with your CV and covering letter. 

Applications for placements in September 2018 and March 2019 can be made forthwith.  The closing date will be 10th June 2018 with interviews taking place at the end of June/beginning of July 2018.  Candidates will be notified by the end of June 2018 if they have been successful in securing an interview/assessment.