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Working with Dawsons Law

Job Vacancies 

Dawsons Law is a market town firm operating from offices in the Watton and Hethersett. The firm provides legal service to a wide variety of businesses, individuals and private clients within the community the offices are based and beyond. The firms principal is Salena Dawson and we have a variety of staff in fee earner, consultant and support roles.

We are looking to recruit qualified legal staff for our practice areas and a variety of non-legal support roles on a regular basis.

We interview and Disclosure Check each member of staff  and our  interview process usually involves just one or two interviews.   

We advertise our vacancies direct on our website (see links below) and our Twitter account @dawsonslaw 

For available positions see below:

 

Experienced Legal Secretary  - Up to £18,000 Per Annum 

We seek a Legal Secretary to support the Family Law department and Probate Team. We are looking for a Legal Secretary who can start immediately and can hit the ground running to provide support to the Family Law Solicitor within the Watton office.

Applications should have a minimum of one years’ experience and be able to audio type. The Legal Secretary will be responsible for various different tasks within the office including but not limited to general office duties, replenishing office stationary supplies, dealing with incoming post and e-mails, taking telephone called, meeting and greeting clients, filing systems, maintaining records, general administration, typing and any other activities requested by the firm’s fee earners.

 

To apply please send CV and Covering Letter or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Dawson House, 20 Thetford Road, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6BS.

 

Family Solicitor / Legal Executive Part Time - £ Dependent on experience.

We require a highly committed part time Family Solicitor or Legal Executive at our Watton office to assist our Family Solicitor Sophie Mitchell with the running of a very busy case load. You are required to have a minimum of one year plus PQE with good Family Law experience to join the firm.

You will be required to deal with an array of matters including divorce, contact with children, financial advice, settlement agreements and cohabitation agreements.

The role would suit someone wanting to work part time hours and Dawsons Law are offering flexible working hours.

 

To apply please send CV and Covering Letter or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Dawson House, 20 Thetford Road, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6BS

 

Private Client Solicitor / Legal Executive Part Time - £ Dependent on experience.

We require a highly committed part time Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive at our Watton office to assist our Senior Solicitor Salena Dawson with the running of a very busy case load. You are required to have a minimum of one year plus PQE with good Private Client experience to join the firm.

You will be required to deal with an array of matters including Wills, Probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

The role would suit someone wanting to work part time hours and Dawsons Law are offering flexible working hours.

 

To apply please send CV and Covering Letter or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Dawson House, 20 Thetford Road, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6BS

  

Paralegal  - £ No less than Living Wage. 

We require a highly committed part time or full time Paralegal to assist senior solicitor Salena Dawson to deal with Employment Law and Probate client matters at our Watton office. Although there is not a requirement to have legal experience, the  Applicants will ideally have one year’s minimum experience in dealing with legal matters and want to develope a career in Law.

Applicants must be motivated and be able to work under pressure with the ability to manage their own case load.

 

To apply please send CV and Covering Letter or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Dawson House, 20 Thetford Road, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6BS.

 

CONSULTANT SOLICITORS

We appreciate at Dawsons Law that you may not want to beholden to the workplace but still want to practice you area of Law without the want or desire of setting up your own firm. Being a Consultant Solicitor gives you the excellent balance of working for yourself but under the umbrella of a well established firm.

By surfing this website, you will  see that Dawsons Law is a firm of excellent people with a strong commitment to its clients.

We thrive on positivity and creating an environment that strives to want you to want to work with us. We are straightforward and transparent, we do not deal in complicated agreements or systems. We make life easier for you to practice. All you need to ask yourself is are we type of firm you would like to work for?

We offer Our Consultants 

• A case management and accounts system

• A fair fee-sharing arrangement

• Supervision and support

• Marketing assistance

• Administrative support

 

Why Work for Dawsons Law as a Consultant?

We work nationally but still maintain a community feel. We truly are solicitors at the heart of the community whether that be business or individuals.

We allow you to chose how and when you work giving you control over your working life. You continue to be your own boss.

So How does it work?

You would remain a self-employed consultant solicitor, but all work that you undertake for Dawsons Law would be under the name of the firm.

The Terms of Engagement would be between the client and Dawsons Law and subject to Our policies and procedures.

The agreed work undertaken would fall under Our professional indemnity insurance.

You could work from home or have your own offices all you need is access to our case management System.

How we pay?

Dawsons law consultants are paid 50% of their profit costs.

The amount paid increases to 60% and then 70% upon profit costs reaching a targeted amount (not time frame limited) 

We are right for you are you right for us?

We welcome enquiries from lawyers in most areas of law, except conveyancing and personnel injury.

As Consultants Solicitors you will probably work on your own and therefore to ensure experience we require to have at least 3 years PQE or substantial experience in your particular area of law. 

If you are interested email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Contact us

We have two offices, one in Watton, Norfolk and the other in Hethersett, Norfolk. However we are more than happy to conduct home visits if getting to us is a problem.

Dawson House
20 Thetford Road
Watton
Norfolk

IP25 6BS

Call us on
01953 883535
 
Rowan House
28 Queens Road
Hethersett
NR9 3DB
Call us on
01603 813920