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. Speculative CVs are also welcome!


You can drop us a line or apply for one of our vacancies by emailing with a cover e-mail and an attached CV, or call Emma Porteous on 01429 405073 if you'd like to discuss any of our vacancies. No agencies thank you!

Current Vacancies

Personal Injury Legal Secretary

We have a vacancy in our Personal Injury secretarial typing pool based in Hartlepool for a full-time Legal Secretary.  Experience is desired but not essential.  The successful applicant will have fast and accurate typing skills and good telephone skills.  Our PI department is highly successful and very busy.

Float Legal Secretary

We have a vacancy for a ful time Float Legal Secretary to work across our four offices, Hartlepool, Stockton, Wynyard and occasionally Barnard Castle.  The role requires a great deal of adaptability.  We require someone to have the capacity to work in any one of our legal departments.  It is essential that the successful candidate has full use of a vehicle and has business insurance which allows travel between multiple places of work.

Family Solicitor or FCILEx
(Public Funding & Fixed Fees)

Due to an increase in work, our Family team in Stockton are looking for a new permanent, and full time Family Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive.

We are looking for someone with experience and a thorough working knowledge of Public Law Children, Private Law Children, Domestic Abuse & Divorce and Finances.  The successful candidate will be able to balance the demands of court and office work and will enjoy working as part of a larger team who offer each other flexibility, support and opinions.  

Private Client Family Solicitor or FCILEx
1-2 yrs. PQE

Our specialist Private Family team is looking for a Solicitor or a Fellow with around 1 to 2 years’ PQE family law experience.   

The successful candidate will benefit from working closely with two experienced Private Family Lawyers.  The team is based in the Wynyard office but also work out of the Stockton, Hartlepool and Barnard Castle offices as well as meeting clients at other preferred locations.

The team specialises in divorce and the financial issues arising from such as well as advising on nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and child arrangements.  Owing to the location of the offices and local requirements the work does vary from more straightforward advice and assistance to complex business and land interests.

We are looking for someone with experience of working on Divorce and Financial Settlements and who has good client and team communication skills.  We want someone with a commercial attitude & business development skills who has the desire to play a key role in the future of the team.   

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 2020.

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. 

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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