Careers With Us

If you’re interested in joining one of the North East’s largest and most successful law firms check out the current vacancies below to see if one is a suitable match for your experience. We also welcome speculative CVs.


You can drop us a line at with a covering e-mail and attached CV. No agencies thank you!

Current Vacancies

Float Secretary

This position will be full-time, 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and will commence as soon as possible.

The role requires a great deal of adaptability as the Float Secretary needs to have the capacity to work in any one of our legal departments. It is essential that the successful applicant has full use of a vehicle and has business insurance which allows travel between multiple places of work. 

Following a successful probationary period in the role this position will be permanent.

Residential Conveyancing

We are always interested in hearing from experienced Conveyancers and also from support staff with conveyancing experience.

If you would like to explore job opportunities in Residential Conveyancing based at our Head of Office in Hartlepool, please get in touch by sending your CV to

Trainee Solicitors

Applications for traineeships starting in 2019 are now closed but we welcome applications for 2020.

Application Process For 2020

All applications must be made on-line. Please send a CV and covering letter to by 1st March, 2019.

We will review all applications and keep them on file for consideration before selecting our trainees for the next vacancies

Work Experience

Although we have limited work experience opportunities, we are happy to consider your request and keep your details on file.

Due to the volume of requests we receive, we are unable to respond to each request individually. 

Requests should be sent to For full details on how we will hold and use your personal information, please read our Candidate Privacy Notice.

Thank you for the time you have invested in contacting us and for your interest in Tilly Bailey & Irvine.

Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of race, colour, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or beliefs.

(No agencies please)

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