Blog posts categorised: General Interest

The #AWEsome campaign

The #AWEsome campaign

Celebrating Asian Women in Business David Gray Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce one of their Trainee Solicitors Irim Ali has been announced as one of 10 local inspiring Asian women by the Asian Business Connexions #AWEsome campaign. The AWEsome campaign has...
David Gray Set for Success!

David Gray Set for Success!

David Gray Solicitors has started October with a record number of Trainee Solicitors in post. Seven people are embarking on the next stage of their journey to becoming a fully qualified solicitor. The firm has five main departments – Family, Crime, Immigration,...
David Gray Solicitors 40th birthday!

David Gray Solicitors 40th birthday!

Happy 40th Birthday to…..us! 14th February 2019 marks 40 years since David Gray first opened it’s doors to the people of Newcastle.  The firm has grown steadily, adapted to the ever-changing legal landscape and even moved around the city a bit.  However,...
The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019 – Firm of the Year

The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019 – Firm of the Year

Our family team were delighted to be recognised as the Firm of the Year (outside London) for their Private Client work helping families across the North East. Managing Partner Elspeth Thomson and Head of Family Lucy Mead received the award at a prestigious ceremony...
Chambers 2019

Chambers 2019

Once again several of our departments and solicitors have been recognised in the annual rankings from Chambers & Partners. The family team are one of only two companies listed as Band 1 for Newcastle with 4 solicitors gaining individual rankings. Managing Partner...
Top Solicitors in Newcastle

Top Solicitors in Newcastle

David Gray Solicitors has once again been ranked as a Top Tier firm in the prestigious Legal 500 2019 directory. The Family and Crime teams were ranked as Tier 1 departments in the North of England category. The crime team are recognised in both the fraud and general...
They don’t look old enough!

They don’t look old enough!

Three of our Partners celebrate their 20 year anniversary of working at David Gray this month. Elspeth Thomson (Family), Brian Hegarty (Crime) and Cliff Veitch (Property) joined the firm in 1998 and have seen a huge number of changes across their two decades with the...
Will I have to sell my home to pay for my care fees?

Will I have to sell my home to pay for my care fees?

As we get older it is often a worry about how we will be cared for and how this will be paid for.  As many people own their own home, when they move into a care home it can be a worry as to whether their home must be sold.  We will take a look at the process and the...
Top marks for David Gray from Chambers & Partners

Top marks for David Gray from Chambers & Partners

On 2nd November 2017 Chambers & Partners, the leading independent guide to rating Solicitors and Law Firms in the UK announced their annual rankings. David Gray Solicitors LLP retained Band 1 rankings for their Family and Crime Teams. Ranked Lawyers included...
Mediation – a new way forward

Mediation – a new way forward

Sadly a great deal is expected from separating and divorcing couples, often at the most challenging and difficult time in their lives. The ending of a relationship is very often experienced by those involved as a trauma and a  bereavement. We know that “typical”...