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Paul J Watson Solicitor - 116 Borough Road - Middlesbrough - TS1 2ES - T: 01642 293427

Family Law
Our team of specialist family solicitors are focused on getting you the best possible result.


Children, Family & Divorce Law Solicitors in Middlesbrough

Our Middlesbrough Solicitors, Pam Kandola and Rebecca Jackson, specialise in Family, divorce and Children Law matters.  They strive to offer the highest levels of client care, and consistently receive excellent testimonials from our clients.  From Private Client Matrimonial cases to Care Proceedings, we treat all clients with respect and are committed to ensuring that cases are progressed quickly and efficiently.


In 2016, our Family Team was shortlisted in the Northern Law Awards for Team of the Year. At Paul J Watson, Solicitor in Middlesbrough, we believe that family legal advice should be available to everyone at a reasonable cost. Our Family Team offers practical, sound advice in a sympathetic manner and undertakes ongoing training to keep up with developments in family law.


If you need help with a family matter, child protection case, divorce or other related matters, then our Family Solicitors, Pam Kandola or Rebecca Jackson, would see you in a free appointment to discuss your case, whether you are a Legal Aid or Privately Paying client.  All clients are assessed for eligibility for legal aid, free of charge.


As family solicitors in Middlesbrough, we believe that constructive and cost effective advice should be available to all members of our local community. We offer discreet specialist guidance and aim to reduce anxiety and minimise conflict, whilst protecting the best interests of our clients.


If you need help with a family matter, child protection case, divorce or other related matters, then our Family Solicitors, Pam Kandola or Rebecca Jackson, would see you in a free appointment to discuss your case, whether you are a Legal Aid or Privately.

We have over 150 positive reviews on, our website, Google, Facebook, Yelp, and other websites who rate legal firms. Read our reviews and see why we are one of the highest rated solicitors in Middlesbrough.

Why us Paul J Watson Solicitors?

We make certain that clients know their rights and responsibilities and aim to keep to the forefront, the needs of the family and children involved.


We can advise you as to whether you would be eligible for a Legal Funding Certificate (Legal Aid) and can assist you in making an application to the Legal Aid Agency.  We are also members of Resolution, an organisation committed to the resolution of family disputes in a constructive and non-confrontational way, encouraging lawyers to help their clients settle matters amicably, in order to avoid the cost and stress of prolonged court proceedings, if at all possible.


Even if you are not eligible for a Legal Funding Certificate, Paul J Watson Solicitor can still offer competitive rates for representing you on a private fee-paying basis.


Our Divorce Fixed Price Plans are divided into stages, allowing you to spread the cost.  We also offer hourly rates for other areas of Family Law, and for divorce clients who either prefer this or who have more complex needs.


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Andy Barrett
recently used these guys for a very complex case, initially met paul in the police station and was then handed over to the very helpful Damian Sabino, these guys are a really good firm of solicitors and I can't praise them highly enough! ! Hopefully won't be needing a solicitor again for a long long time, however, if ever I do then it will be these guys that I shall be using!! Thanks again guys you've kept my family together and for that I shall be forever in your debt! ! Andy Barrettread more
Edna Rankin
Brilliant Solicitors I would recommend them to anyone . The support and up dates you get from this firm are the best .They have helped me and my daughter in two separate situations I would not use any other Solicitorsread more
Tom Cunningham
Very good solicitors, would recommend themEvery day of the week..
Rosena Logan Ayala
Very good people helped me with my case good work Can’t recommend this company enough always go above no matter what time of day or night they wil help you with your case always happy to help you with anything crime or family well done can’t thank Daniel Burke and Paul Watson enoughread more
Lyanne Cooper
Can't thank damian and paul enough for there amazing support help and understanding from the minute we contacted use. Always happy to help. Always go above and beyond no matter what time of the day it is.Can't recommend the company enough. Thank you from me and my familyread more
Shelly Govan
Paul watson and pam are amazing. glad to say have not needed them in 10 years but when I did they helped behond words great family business �read more
David McCarthy
Dealt with Pam Kandola regarding a family court & social services matter and she helped me get my girls back home, couldn't recommend Pam & PJ Watson highly enough �read more
Laura Fielden
were do i start i was haveing problems and from me 1st phone up when inwas so nevers explain what was going on i was spoke to nicely and arrange a meeting and then on pam took my case on and i cant thank u all enough for what urs have done for me and my family if it wasnt for how hard pam and louise worked and fought with us i dont know what would of happend so wanna thank pam and lousie so much xxread more
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Jessica Rose Lewis
I worked with Damion when visiting here - I couldn't of asked for a better Solitior ! He went above and beyond to make sure I was ok and everything was organised! He even checked in with me after it was all over to make sure I was ok! I would highly recommend Paul J Watson - especially Damion to anyone who needs representing! Thanks again �read more
Michael Duggan
Lorraine Thorpe
I used this firm of solicitors when goin thru a special guardian-ship battle and they were fantastic!!!!
Mab Sadiq
Fantastic guy and firm Will always go out of his way tiger the result
Faye Bowman
5*solicitor excellent service, thankyou , Mr Watson
Ashleigh Harrigan
Fantastic solicitors id highly recommend them very friendly and supportive always there when you need them even at short noticeread more
Biancaa Jadee Woodingg
Excellent people and helped me so much thankyou dearly highly recommend to anyone x
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David Rodwell
Excellent service Mr watson and all his staff care about there clients and go above and beyond so glad I contacted them for help. Would recommend to everyoneread more
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Jo Blair
I used this firm for conveyancing when I was in the process of buying my house. As I was a first time buyer I was made to feel very comfortable and at ease with the process and was kept informed throughout. I would certainly use the firm again for other legal mattersread more
Heather Watson
Have dealt with my case against a local authority absolutely brilliantly!!
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John Mehes
18:16 07 Sep 17
Excellent service very professional,best in middlesbrough, once again thank you Paul. John m
Joe Roberts
10:17 21 Dec 17
Rebecca dealt with a child arrangements order, In a very delicate situation. She was very approachable and understanding to the situation and dealt with it with the up most integrity and care. We managed to secure more than we where aiming for and in such a way that it could be sensibly supported for both more
11:09 19 Jan 18
i was in need of some advice and help with an interview under caution i had to attend. Paul attended with me and helped me get through the process very easily , and provided excellent advice.thank you again for your more
Yvonne Pallister
14:43 21 Feb 18
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