We practice in a wide range of areas and welcome approaches from individuals who would like to work in a supportive environment and join our long-established practice. Successful applicants shall:

– Be committed to high service levels
– Have relevant experience
– Thrive as both team players and when working as an individual
– Possess good communication and IT skills
– Show initiative and be proactive
– Hold any applicable qualifications for the relevant role

CV’s ought to be sent in confidence to the Practice Manager, Lisa Sexton on


Conveyancing Fee Earner (CILEX, Solicitor) – Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor or CILEx qualified individual to join our successful residential conveyancing team.

About us

We are a Gateshead based firm and have been established for over 50 years. Our Firm offers a comprehensive range of high-quality legal services with offices situated in Team Valley and Washington. Our successful approach has resulted in continued steady growth in our conveyancing department and allows us to grow organically.

About you

You will possess strong technical conveyancing skills and will be experienced in handling a diverse range of residential conveyancing transactions with minimal supervision and support. You will be experienced in dealing with leasehold sales and purchase transactions, new builds, auctions, lease extensions, rent charges, deeds of variation, transfer of equity matters and remortgages. You will be able to deliver high levels of client care resulting in further successful organic growth by way of repeat clients and word of mouth referrals. You will be familiar with the CML UK Mortgage Lender’s Handbook for Conveyancers. You will have a sound knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and will be familiar with undertaking the requisite due diligence in respect of client identity and source of funds.

The successful candidate will be:

1. Self-motivated
2. Adaptable
3. Self-sufficient
4. A team player
5. Able to work using own initiative
6. Hard working
7. Able to prioritise and successfully manage own full residential caseload with full secretarial support.

About the role

8. Residential conveyancing role handling a full but manageable caseload of varied work.
9. Full time, permanent position.
10. Monday to Friday
11. Predominantly based at our Gateshead Team Valley Office, although able to travel to our Washington Office on occasion where required to service our clients.
12. Full electronic case management system. Full case management training will be provided.
13. Secretarial and post completion support
14. Digital Dictation system
15. Challenging, fast paced environment.
16. We offer a relaxed, supportive, friendly working environment in a modern open plan office.

We offer a relaxed, supportive, friendly working environment in a modern open plan office.

What we offer

As well as offering a competitive salary, our Firm offers the following additional noncontractual benefits:

  1. Death in Service Benefit
  2. Additional annual leave over the Christmas/New Year period
  3. Staff savings platform – shopping discount app with hundreds of major retail brands across multiple categories (i.e. travel, fitness, dining out, leisure, fashion, homeware, supermarkets and tech).
  4. Additional holidays for long service
  5. Free legal services and discounted family legal services
  6. Free on-site parking

A brilliant career opportunity for the right candidate.

Please email a covering letter together with your CV to Lisa Sexton

Wills & Probate Department – Full Time or Part Time Fee Earner

We are looking to add to our Private Client department by appointing a qualified fee earner on a permanent basis to undertake a varied case load of private client work including Wills & Probate, Trusts, Court of Protection and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Previous experience is essential. The successful candidate will be able to manage their own caseload, and have excellent communication and IT skills. The role is based at our Team Valley office in Gateshead, which has free parking on site. There is some scope for remote working. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email a covering letter together with your CV to Lisa Sexton