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Vacancies at Jacksons Law Firm will be posted on this site as soon as they are announced so please check this page regularly.

In the meantime, if you are looking for a career in law, please email your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you think you should be considered for a position at Jacksons to


Post Completion Clerk – Tees Valley Office

An opportunity has arisen for someone to join our expanding Residential New Build Team, based in our Tees Valley office.  Responsibilities will include, dealing with all post completion tasks including making Land Registry applications and dealing with Land Registry requisitions, adhering to Help 2 Buy post completion requirements and scheduling of all office copy documents to clients and lender clients. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of the post completion process, however, training will be given.

Hours of Work:   Negotiable, both full and part-time applications will be considered

Salary:    Negotiable, depending on experience

To apply for this position, and for more details, please contact Adrienne Patterson by email or call 01642 356500.

Company/Commercial Solicitor, Tees Valley Office

A vacancy has arisen for a 0 – 5 year’s qualified solicitor, to join Jacksons’ expanding company/commercial team based in our Tees Valley office, with a particular interest in transactional work.

Hours of work:  This is a full time position

Salary:  Negotiable, depending on experience

Applicants should have:

  • Experience of business sales and purchase.
  • An interest in business development.
  • Willingness to work from our Newcastle office when required.

To apply for this position, and for more details, please contact Adrienne Patterson by email or call 01642 356500.

Private Client Solicitor, Newcastle Office

An opportunity has become available for an experienced private client solicitor, or legal executive, to assist the firm’s growing private client department based from its Newcastle office.

Hours of Work:   This is a full time position.

Salary:    Negotiable, depending on experience.

Applicants should have:

  • Three years post-qualification working in a specialist private client team.
  • An interest in business development.

To apply for this position, and for more details, please contact Adrienne Patterson by email or call 01642 356500.

Legal Executive – Tees Valley office

We are looking for a legal executive to assist the firm’s expanding regulatory practice.

HOURS OF WORK:  Full-time position

SALARY:  Negotiable depending on experience

Applicants should have:

  • Knowledge and experience of criminal court procedure and preferably a background, or keen interest, in agriculture.


Based in our Tees Valley office, but with some travel throughout the North East to visit clients, the successful applicant will work closely with the partner leading our regulatory team and will be encouraged to develop the specialist knowledge needed to advise the firm’s many clients in this growing area of our practice.

To apply for either of these positions, please contact

Trainee Solicitors

Jacksons Law Firm recruits trainee solicitors each year offering positions to a mix of law, non-law and joint honours graduates and to people who have changed career completely.  We are interested in receiving applications from candidates with excellent academic qualifications with practical and social skills.

When you join our firm, you will be offered a contract based in our Teesside office.  You will be welcomed, as part of our firm, from day one and encouraged to take an active part in the opportunities provided in both our Teesside and Newcastle office.

Your training will involve four, six-month seats in four of the following practice areas:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial property
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Wills, Trust and Probate

We will try to offer you experience in your areas of particular interest, but this cannot always be guaranteed.  All trainees are assigned a partner who will mentor you throughout your contract, provide advice, guidance and support when needed.  You will also have access to our HR manager who can assist your career development with Jacksons.

In addition to a competitive trainee salary, our benefit package includes:

  • A generous holiday entitlement
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Membership of Jacksons’ pension scheme
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

If you would like to apply for a training contract with Jacksons, please fill in an application form which can be found by clicking on the link below, and return it to Adrienne Patterson  or telephone 01642 356 500.

Trainee application form












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