Join us

We are always interested in talking to capable individuals, both for Legal and Support roles who may be interested in joining us to help continue the growth of the firm – if you feel that may be you, then contact a director, either by telephone on 0191 5144323 or email careers@mortons-solicitors.com.  Your contact will of course be treated as strictly confidential.

Specific vacancies will be advertised on our web site as and when they arise.


Family Law Solicitor

We are looking to recruit an experienced Child Care Lawyer, ideally with Children Panel membership, to join our Family Team. 

To be based at either our Sunderland or Seaham office. 

Please email CV in strictest confidence to Christine Anderson canderson@mortons-solicitors.com


Litigation Solicitor/ Legal Executive

We are looking for an experienced litigator to develop the firms offering and support the expansion of the services we provide, specifically in relation to Property and Probate disputes.

Please email your cv to careers@mortons-solicitors.com

If you would like to discuss this role please call Andrew Simpson on 0191 5118222


NQ-1 year Commercial Property Solicitor

We are looking for an additional commercial property solicitor to assist our team in servicing the growing client base across our 3 offices. Property experience an advantage but full training will be given.

Please email your cv to careers@mortons-solicitors.com

If you would like to discuss this role please call Andrew Simpson on 0191 5118222


Private Client Solicitor/ Legal Exec

You must be able to adapt to working in an expanding team, be self sufficient, proactive and be able to hit the ground running. You will manage your own caseload and will be supervised by the Head of Private Client.  The firm holds the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Mark and training will be given to the successful candidate as part of that scheme.

The role includes covering wills, probate, trusts, lasting powers of attorney and deputyship orders.

Please email your cv to careers@mortons-solicitors.com

If you would like to discuss this role please call Andrew Simpson on 0191 5118222


Support Staff

We require support staff to assist our growing residential property department in our Durham Office. Experience desirable but full training will be given.

Please email your cv to careers@mortons-solicitors.com

If you would like to discuss this role please call Abigail Lawson or Angela Ashcroft on 0191 3742555


Private Client Paralegal

We are looking for a Private Client paralegal to assist our team in the Sunderland office drafting Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorneys, Deputyship Orders and Trusts. The firm holds the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Mark and training will be given to the successful candidate as part of that scheme.

Please email your cv to careers@mortons-solicitors.com

If you would like to discuss this role, please call Andrew Simpson on 0191 5118222