Commercial / Business Solicitor

Commercial / Business Solicitor

Close Thornton, founded in 1946, is one of the longest established legal practices in the North East. From their base in Darlington centre, the firm serves a broad client base of private, commercial and institutional clients extending through Tees Valley, North Yorkshire, Durham and beyond. A full range of High Street legal services are provided, and the firm has specific strengths in commercial property, residential conveyancing, private client and business law.

An opportunity has arisen in the firm's commercial law department for a lawyer with experience in commercial / business matters and commercial property, including leases, purchases and sales, overage, agricultural conveyancing, options and pre-emptions  together with expertise in commercial law to include business/company share sale and mergers/ acquisitions, commercial contracts, franchises, employments issues, shareholder agreements and company secretarial. The successful candidate will also be expected to take a role in the management of the department, staff training and business development.

A market related salary together with real opportunity for swift advancement to partnership will be available for the right applicant.

Interested parties should apply with cv and a covering letter to Iain Robson in the first instance (

No agencies please. Closing date for receipt of applications Fri 26th April 2019.