Careers

Current 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

CLIENT FEEDBACK

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

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Mediation

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Thanks for doing such a fantastic job with all my mum’s various legal things to sort. Its been very painless and hugely appreciated.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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Thank you for Friday. I realise when I spoke to you, that I wasn't making much sense as was just so upset my events of the day. You took that, processed it and helped me calm. So thank you. If you could also please pass on thanks...to Lesley for her help on Friday.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter and assistant Lesley Haddrell

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I am very satisfied with your very efficient service involving speedy dealings.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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Thanks again for all your amazing help over the case – you helped me so much at a time that was probably the most stressful I’ve had in my life (which for the things in my background is saying something). My very best to you and your team.

Client testimonial about Jenny Carter - Family

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I would just like to personally say thanks to you for all the work you've done on my case over the years.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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I just want to say thank you so much for all of your guidance, what could have been even more of a nightmare has been totally eased by you being so efficient and helpful.

Client testimonial about Kay Potts - Property

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Mary, thanks very much for all of your help over the recent years, I believe I made a wise choice when I selected David Gray as I believe the way in which you and your colleagues have helped me has been exceptional.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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Just a final thank you for all your work on the sale of our Property. You have always been, pleasant, efficient, professional and ready to  check out and sort  out  any problems, which we really appreciated.

Client testimonial about Anne Austin - Property

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I am truly grateful for all you have done.

Client testimonial about Claire Hunter - Family

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

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Thank you, it has been like a dark cloud hanging over me and my family, all I needed was someone like yourself to give me a glimmer of hope.

Client testimonial about Anna Curphey - Family

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I am very happy with the efficiency and professionalism carried out throughout.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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Thank you personally for all your help and guidance throughout the process - you were an absolute star and I super appreciate all your efforts for us!  I shall be recommending you to everyone!

Client testimonial about Nicola Fisher - Property

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(Mary) helped me communicate better with my husband & relations were always better after each session, she helped me get my point of view across to him.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw – Mediation

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I wanted to thank you and your team for all the hard work and effort you have put into my case over the last year and also for putting up with me and my stubborn ways. My family and I will always be grateful to you and could not have asked for a better outcome.

Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

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Thank you so much for helping me with my application, I am delighted with this news. You did professional work for our family and we are so grateful for you.

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

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Thank you so much for all your help and advice sorting our immigration matter! The process went smoothly and without a hitch, thanks to you!

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Pass on my gratitude to Brian Hegarty for achieving the miraculous yesterday in the face of a negative probation report. His defence was elegant, skilful and compassionate; and, even more important, effective.

Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

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Thank you for all of your help throughout my case, I am so pleased that we managed to reach a solution that is best for the meantime. This has really helped me calm down and take a massive stress off my shoulders. You have been fantastic with your correspondence and I would recommended anyone wanting legal advice to contact David Gray Solicitors.

Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

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

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Many thanks for your advice which led us to this new application and the way to approach it.  The supporting letter was just what we wanted and I'm sure it helped convince them to issue a visa.  We are all so happy. Many thanks again for your help with this.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Thank you for your letter. I was thrilled at the outcome of the tribunal, your client has spoke very highly of you and the expertise you offer, so I would like to thank you for helping one of our very special and valued volunteers.

Client testimonial about Mike Bishop - Mental Health

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It is my pleasure to inform you that I have received your letter with the Registration Certificate of my property. I would like to show the highest gratitude and thanks from bottom of my heart regarding the cooperation you had been extended since beginning till to date.

Client testimonial about Nicola Fisher - Property

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I just want to say thank you for your help this morning with regards to my concerns.

Client testimonial about Louise Law - Family

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Thank you for your highly professional support, and attention to detail……. At the start I was not sure how the long distance collaboration would work but it has been a very friendly, easy, working relationship between us, and I appreciate very much how you conveyed a sense of solidarity to me even though we have never met. I would also like to thank Kim who was the perfect 'relay' between us whenever it was necessary.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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Thank you for your help in this case, I couldn't have asked for a better result.

Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

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We really appreciate every single effort you have made to help us get to our visa, and we really don't know how to do without your support and advice all the time during doing your fantastic job.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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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

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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

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I really appreciate your help, guidance and care as a solicitor during my wife’s visa application and process.

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

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Thank you for all your support and hard work. I would certainly feel confident using David Gray's again.

Client testimonial about Cliff Veitch - Property

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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 - Crime

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I am so delighted with June... The support and the result was positive, she is friendly and helpful.

Client testimonial about June Holmes - Immigration

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There’s such a lot to thank you for, like your thoughtfulness and so very much more. So I am sending warm wishes and special thanks.My life is much richer for just knowing you. People like you make the world a nicer place.

Client testimonial about Sukhi Patter - Family

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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

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Emma has commendable humane qualities that should be admired. She is a bright talented solicitor who is clearly dedicated to her job and believes in doing the best for her client…which quite frankly I find exceptional.

Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Mental Health

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You have been amazing and I really have appreciated your input.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Mediation

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We were extremely happy with your excellent expertise which made you able to finalise our application almost as soon as you took it up. There is no doubt that we will resort to you again.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Many thanks for representing me during those times.. thanks for being there.

Client testimonial about Paul Harbison - Mental Health

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I just wanted to thank you again for your guidance & patience while helping me through this process. You really made things go easier than I had anticipated and your thoughtful guidance was truly appreciated. I can’t imagine what I would have done without your help.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Your support and advice has been a great comfort this last year and half. I wish you well too.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family & Mediation

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I cannot recommend David Gray highly enough, the staff are always courteous, extremely efficient and diligent. They have been extremely professional, quick and have kept me informed at all times.

Client testimonial about Matthew Smith - Property

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Thank you so much for the good news. God send you to us to give a new life. We are very much grateful to you forever, thank you from core of heart. We wouldn’t be here without your support, you will be in our heart and in our prayers.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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Just a belated thank you for everything. I would have never got through this without you. Very many thanks for your excellent professional support and guidance.

Client testimonial about Mary Shaw - Family

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Thank you so much Bryony. You have been so kind and supportive throughout. God Bless!.

Client testimonial about Bryony Rest - Immigration

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It was a pleasure talking to you earlier, many thanks for your help.

Client testimonial about Molly Beattie - Immigration

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Thank you again – you have made me feel at ease and I can relax a bit more now

Client testimonial about Louise Law - Family

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Just a quick note to thank you for putting together a fantastic defence team, they were the best and fantastic at keeping me informed and feeling well looked after.

Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

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Excellent service and communication throughout. Made the whole transaction easy and stress free. Would highly recommend.

Client testimonial about Nicola Fisher - Property