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Conveyancing Solicitor, Yarwood Stimpson

Date AddedFri 9 Aug, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationWhitley Bay
SalaryDependent on experience
DescriptionWe are looking for a talented and hardworking Conveyancing Solicitor to join our team at Yarwood Stimpson Solicitors.

Applicants must have experience of dealing with a high volume caseload including residential and commercial conveyancing; with a strong focus on providing an excellent client experience.

This long-established and highly regarded firm in Whitley Bay is expanding its conveyancing team. There is scope for the successful applicant to progress within the firm to Director and Conveyancing Lead.

We have recently expanded our Private Client team with the appointment of a new Director. It is an exciting time to join the firm.

The post is permanent and full time.
How To ApplyTo apply please send a CV to Jill Owens at Yarwood Stimpson, 5 Marden Road, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, NE26 2JL; or email to

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th September2019.

Family Law Supervisor, North East Law Centre

Date AddedFri 28 Jun, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne & Sunderland
SalaryNegotiable based on experience
DescriptionNorth East Law Centre is looking to recruit an experienced Family Law Supervisor for our Family Advice Service.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced solicitor with exceptional interpersonal skills, and with 5 years minimum post qualification experience, and currently a Legal Aid Family Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be required to manage all our funded projects including legal aid contracts in both our Newcastle and Sunderland offices, and our privately paying clients. You will also be required to provide training and workshops, as well as second tier advice to partner organisations and professional bodies.

A key aspect of the role will be maintaining our partnership with the University of Sunderland by providing ongoing supervision and support to students as part of their course work. The successful candidate must be able to support the partnership.
How To ApplyIf you wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail please do not hesitate to contact Roiya Hodgson in confidence on 0191 2304777 (Tuesdays and Thursday only) or via email

If you wish to apply, please visit our website to view the person specification and download an application form Please return completed applications forms to:

Closing date for applications – 8th July 2019 at 5pm.
Interviews to be held week commencing 22nd July 2019.

Litigation Solicitor, Archers Law

Date AddedThu 27 Jun, 2019
TypeFull Time
SalaryDependant on experience
DescriptionWe require a Litigation Solicitor to join our thriving team.

The successful candidate will be required to work on a breadth of commercial and property litigation matters.

This is a highly successful and growing Litigation department, and you will be joining a team with good quality work and a supportive environment. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious litigator to move to a highly respected firm.

We are interested in receiving applications from experienced litigators who have a breadth of legal experience in this area of law. We are also interested in receiving applications from candidates who are in the early part of their careers with up to 3 years PQE.
How To ApplyIf this role is right role for you and you are ready to join our team, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Faye Hynd (HR + Training Officer) at

Corporate Solicitor, Burnetts

Date AddedThu 30 May, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne or Carlisle
DescriptionOur award winning Corporate department is looking to strengthen its team with the recruitment of a Corporate lawyer to assist with its busy workload and strategic expansion.

We have a rare opportunity for a solicitor ideally with 2-5 years PQE (although we would be open to receive applications from other PQE levels) to join Cumbria’s leading Corporate team, with a thriving M&A practice and reputation for excellence. The successful candidate may work from either or both of our Carlisle and Newcastle offices -there is flexibility in this aspect of the role.

Main duties

You will be involved in a broad range of Corporate work, but principally M&A transactions, joint venture and shareholders’ agreements, advice on corporate governance, partnership matters, and general commercial advice. The focus will be advising the team’s impressive roster of business clients.

You will have early exposure to market leading transactions working with our high quality client base. You will be expected to run your own caseload and will be supervised as necessary, in accordance with your level of PQE.

In return we offer the opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking firm, a great working environment, clear progression routes, a competitive salary and additional benefits.
How To ApplyIf this role is right role for you and you are ready to join our team, please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Kate Sowerby (HR Officer) at

Banking Solicitor, Sintons LLP

Date AddedFri 12 Apr, 2019
TypeFull Time
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
SalaryCommensurate with experience
DescriptionWe have a vacancy for a full time Banking Solicitor (0 – 4 years PQE approx) to work within our banking team.
Suitable applicants will be high calibre candidates who have excellent academics as well as banking and finance experience from a leading practice. This is a new role for this growing team who are advisers to a range of lenders and borrowers. The successful candidate would work closely with the partners in the banking team and would be involved in marketing and business development. You will also work in a friendly and open environment where teamwork is essential.
Key aspects of this role include:
• Providing advice and guidance to clients by email, telephone or in face to face meetings.
• Drafting a wide range of documentation in relation to the department’s work.
• Adhering to any agreed client service standards and deadlines.
• Contributing to business development initiatives.
If you are already qualified, you will currently specialise in Banking or a specialist Finance role and have some experience in banking law to include acquisition finance for MBO/MBIs, acting for lenders and borrowers, corporate banking, asset finance, security and priority issues and syndicated financing structures.
Newly-qualified lawyers must have undertaken a seat in either Banking law or in a Finance-related area of law and have a genuine desire to specialise in Banking.
Good communication and IT skills are essential as is managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs. Attention to detail, a good work ethic and a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion will be necessary. Candidates must be professional, with an excellent telephone manner and be confident in dealing with clients, as well as interacting with other members of the department.
The firm offers a salary package commensurate with experience together with clear career progression.
How To ApplyPlease send your CV with a covering letter including why you are interested in applying for this role to Anna MacKenzie ( or visit

Private Client Fee Earner, Beecham Peacock

Date AddedWed 5 Jun, 2019
TypeFlexible Hours
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
SalaryNegotiable according to experience
DescriptionCandidates will either be Paralegals, Legal Executives or qualified Solicitors with experience handling probate & estate matters, LPAs, wills and elderly client work. Any experience with trusts is an advantage. This role offers experienced candidates the chance to work part time, flexible working hours or from home.
How To ApplyApplications to Mark Laverick via email:

Two temporary Child Care Solicitors, Newcastle City Council

Date AddedMon 6 May, 2019
TypeFlexible Hours
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Salarysee link below
DescriptionWe are looking for two enthusiastic solicitors or barristers to join our busy Children's Social Care Legal Team based in Newcastle upon Tyne City Centre. One full time, one part-time
See link below:
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