Careers

Current vacancies

Currently no vacancies

At David Gray Solicitors LLP we hold a firm belief that all of our employees have a vital part to play in delivering excellent service to our clients, thus maintaining our local and national reputation and growing the business.

Specific vacancies are detailed on this page but we continually welcome speculative applications.  Applicants should apply in strictest confidence to the recruitment team by sending a CV and covering letter by email.

Equal opportunities

David Gray Solicitors LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the recruitment and employment of individuals on the basis of their qualifications, skills and experience for the work they are to perform.  David Gray Solicitors LLP recruit, employ, train and promote employees regardless of an individual’s sex, marital status, civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, age or disability.

Once selected, we offer a comprehensive four week induction programme where you will spend time in each of our  departments.  We have an open, friendly culture and you can be assured a good North East welcome.

Staff Benefits

The list of benefits you can expect at David Gray include:

  • Holiday entitlement (22-27 days non-Fee Earner contract, 27-32 days Fee Earner contract)
  • Maternity Pay (18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay for staff with 18 months of continuous employment)
  • Paternity Pay (2 weeks full pay)
  • Pension scheme (matched contributions up to 5% including death benefit for staff with 12 months of continuous employment)
  • Sickness pay (up to 20 days)
  • Fresh free fruit weekly & tea and coffee
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Friends and family discount for legal services and free wills for staff
  • Paid emergency time off for dependants
  • Early finishes on Fridays
  • Staff parties/gatherings/social events/weekends away
  • Travel schemes e.g. POP cards, Railcards
  • ‘Christmas Club’ Savings Scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme

All applicants are requested to complete and return an equality and diversity monitoring form available HERE.

Applications can be made on the job advertisement.

Work Placements

We offer a limited number of work placements per year.  Our placements for 2019 are now full. If you would like a placement for 2020 please send a covering letter and CV to our Recruitment Team in October 2019.

At David Gray Solicitors LLP we hold a firm belief that all of our employees have a vital part to play in delivering excellent service to our clients, thus maintaining our local and national reputation and growing the business.

Specific vacancies are detailed on this page but we continually welcome speculative applications.  Applicants should apply in strictest confidence to the recruitment team by sending a CV and covering letter by email.

Equal opportunities

David Gray Solicitors LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the recruitment and employment of individuals on the basis of their qualifications, skills and experience for the work they are to perform.  David Gray Solicitors LLP recruit, employ, train and promote employees regardless of an individual’s sex, marital status, civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, age or disability.

Once selected, we offer a comprehensive four week induction programme where you will spend time in each of our  departments.  We have an open, friendly culture and you can be assured a good North East welcome.

Staff Benefits

The list of benefits you can expect at David Gray include:

  • Holiday entitlement (22-27 days non-Fee Earner contract, 27-32 days Fee Earner contract)
  • Maternity Pay (18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay for staff with 18 months of continuous employment)
  • Paternity Pay (2 weeks full pay)
  • Pension scheme (matched contributions up to 5% including death benefit for staff with 12 months of continuous employment)
  • Sickness pay (up to 20 days)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Free fresh fruit weekly & tea and coffee
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Friends and family discount for legal services and free wills for staff
  • Paid emergency time off for dependants
  • Early finishes on Fridays
  • Staff parties/gatherings/social events/weekends away
  • Travel schemes e.g. POP cards, Railcards
  • ‘Christmas Club’ Savings Scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme

All applicants are requested to complete and return an equality and diversity monitoring form available HERE.

Applications can be made on the job advertisement.

Work Placements

We offer a limited number of work placements per year.  Our placements for 2019 are now full. If you would like a placement for 2020 please send a covering letter and CV to our Recruitment Team by the end of November 2019.

Current vacancies

Currently no vacancies

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I just wanted to say how very grateful I am to you. You've been a calm and supportive presence during what has been an enormously difficult time, and your advice has been invaluable. I'm very glad that we went down the collaborative route, and I think that your experience did much to smooth the path for everyone. Thank you.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Just wanted to say thank you for all your support today, you really put us at ease and explained the process clearly.  You were very professional and I think you managed to get the best outcome from this situation.

Client testimonial about Sophie Allinson - Motoring & Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you, …….. for your help and professionalism during this process

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Mediation

CLIENT FEEDBACK

The MIAM was incredibly helpful. You gave me all of the information I would have expected a solicitor to give me at a first meeting.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Mediation & Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you so much for taking my case on and fighting for me to have peace at mind. I wish you all nothing but the best.  

Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Words cannot express how much your help and belief has meant to us. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You've helped give us a new start in life.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I feel relieved and happy, I was helped by David Gray Solicitors to apply for settlement, I got the outcome so quick; it took less than 3 months.  Irim put in a lot of work and time to help me and updated me quickly.  A big thanks to all the staff in the office.

Client testimonial about Irim Ali - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Many thanks for taking us through sorting out our mother’s will and finances so well. ........ I found it quite moving when tidying mum’s papers to find a letter from her to you expressing how much she appreciated all your help. My sister and I would similarly like to say what a difference it makes to have such a professional and friendly service , especially at a difficult time like this.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I am grateful for all the work you have done for me so far as well as your on going work. You are a kind, caring person and I'm privileged to have had this chance to meet you. Keep up your work, you are a good solicitor.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I would like to thank you for the service you have provided over the past few weeks. I believe that you’re prompt intervention, with regard to legality, and the professional manner in which you presented at the hearing played a key part in the other parties’ claim being dismissed.

Client testimonial about Lucy Mead - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you for your excellent service and your help. If I need any further advice I will come back to you and certainly I will be recommending you to anyone who needs help and advice in family matters

Client testimonial about Ailsa Gilhespy - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thankyou so so much for everything. I'm overwhelmed. Thankyou Thankyou. much much appreciated.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I do appreciate the skillful support you gave us, the plans that we agreed with you are working well and we are now mostly managing to avoid conflict.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter & Mary Shaw - Mediation

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you for being there for me. Please accept my sincere thanks! Best Wishes.

Client testimonial about Mike Bishop - Mental Health

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Our daughter has received her UK passport. We are so happy that she has received it and we would like to thank you for all your help, dedication and professionalism throughout the process.

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Hannah was excellent and her calm attitude and approach was very good. Without that I am sure that the outcome would have been worse.

Client testimonial about Hannah Mostoufi

CLIENT FEEDBACK

We don't have enough words in our vocabulary to tell you how much your hard work has helped re-unite our family.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest & Irfan Ali - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Many thanks for sending through the documents - it's good that matters are finally concluded. Thank you very much for assiduous work on the divorce. We are all now in a much better place.

Client testimonial about Ailsa Gilhespy - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Can I just pass on my thanks for all your efforts with regard to the finance case and result we achieved.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

We have just completed a house sale and purchase and this is the second time that Cliff Veitch... has dealt with our affairs. As before, he dealt with both sale and purchase in a very efficient manner and always kept us informed of progress and any issues that arose. His calm and professional manner helped enormously during some of the trickier moments. I can certainly highly recommend him.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Sukhi Patter made me feel very safe and would get the outcome in my favour. Also at no time did she make me feel worthless because I had got in arrears with paying my mortgage and would like to thank her for the outcome. Thanks very much.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I want to thank you for all the help you have given me during this very stressful time, please know your professionalism and genuine caring has helped me enormously and I am very grateful to you.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I would like to thank you for the your assistance in this matter, the service and advice you have provided has been excellent.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you very much for the work you did for me. In future I still want to maintain David Gray Solicitors LLP as my representatives. You are absolutely the best.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

A million thanks for your great help on my case, thank again.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

She made me feel a valued human being, preserved my dignity and that I was not just another case. She has a commendable understanding of mental health (MH) and if there were more people like Emma to represent those who suffer from a MH illness the world would be a more humane place.

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Mental Health

CLIENT FEEDBACK

We have finally received [our] documents from the home office! I would like to give you and your team massive thank you for your cooperation and dedication towards our application. I look forward to keeping in touch and would definitely recommend you to future clients.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

To say that your professionalism and quality of service have been faultless would be telling only half the story. Throughout all that has gone on, your honest advice and genuine care have been an invaluable support, for which I will always be grateful.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

First let me thank you for the great service you provided in getting the BRP. Many thanks for your assistance and look forward to you handling any future applications for us.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Now that my divorce case is finally over, may I take the opportunity to let you know that I have been very pleased to have been represented by David Gray Solicitors LLP and how much I have appreciated your professional assistance and efficiency throughout the duration.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I couldn't have done it without your help and, once again, I cannot thank you enough for your expertise and very kind attention and consideration in this case.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thanks for your time today and your pragmatic approach.If you had been our first mediator, then things may have been less confrontational when (as the stats suggest) my friends go through similar, my advice - “Go to Mary!”

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw- Family Mediation

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I am very happy with the outcome and would highly recommend David Gray Solicitors, they have highly dedicated teams of professionals, patient experts and lovely staff. Huge thanks to Emma Silburn, Hannah Mostoufi and all of the team involved.

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn & Hannah Mostoufi - Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

You were a total professional from beginning to end. Your advice was invaluable as was your presence in court. Many thanks for all your hard work.

Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Motoring and Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you so much for all your guidance and support, I have really enjoyed it.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I can't thank you enough for being such a marvellous solicitor. I have had such confidence in you that it has kept a very stressful situation bearable. But you have spoilt me because my standards are now set so high.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

It was a very worrying time for us, I would like to pass on my thanks to Michael and other members of your staff who looked after my son’s interests in an understanding and efficient manner.  We were relieved at the sentence given and feel that it was in large part due to the way that you presented the facts to the Magistrates.

Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I just wanted to write and thank you for all your hard work in handling my case – and for your kindness, patience and empathy.  Having you “fighting” my corner and advising me, made what was a very difficult time a little easier.  Thank you and best wishes.

Client testimonial about Elspeth Thomson - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you very much for everything. I received the decree absolute, and I am very happy.

Client testimonial about Gael Phillips - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and everyone of your team at David Gray Solicitors for your endless efforts. Home Office took their time to make the decision, but at least it came out positive! I can't express my personal gratitude to you on this matter and looking to see you sometime along with my wife once she arrives. Have my best wishes and a Big Big Big Thank You once again.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I just want to say thank you for supporting me through such a hard time. You are a great person who is great at their job!

Client testimonial about Lesley Monkhouse - Court of Protection

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Just a short note to say how much I appreciated you kind letter, following the Tribunal, which left me feeling very low. Your support, understanding, and professionalism made the nightmare of being in that 'institution' and that situation bearable.

Client testimonial about Mike Bishop - Mental Health

CLIENT FEEDBACK

We are immensely grateful to you and your team for the outcome of the court order today. The whole process has been quite stressful, but we felt fully supported and completely guided by you. You were a good friend rather than a legal contact. Your expertise of the law and how to overcome the hurdles in this difficult case were superb.

Client testimonial about Elspeth Thomson - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Firstly many thanks for handling our case and its successful outcome, we are delighted that matters have been sorted.

Client testimonial about Elspeth Thomson - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

I am very remorseful of the position however have emerged with a result that I just could not have anticipated…many thanks for your assistance ...... I was really floundering before speaking with you.

Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you Pierrette for being so supportive, you are a very nice woman.

Client testimonial about Pierrette Tshibuyi - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Sukhi Patter was very good in assisting me and at all times and reassuring that she was in control and very good at what she was doing.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you so much for all your help and support in making it happen. We are so pleased with this wonderful news and are so happy.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Thank you to you all for pulling out all the stops to get completion!.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

CLIENT FEEDBACK

Such WONDERFUL news and a great relief after all this time! We really could not have done it without you. We feel like P.G. Woodhouse .... Joy in the Morning!

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration