Emmersons Solicitors

John Street 52
Sunderland, Durham

Since 1998

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We have a large family department with Miss Emmerson specialising in complicated financial divorce and dissolution cases. We undertake criminal work. We are able to act for business personnel involved in company fraud. Michael Robinson worked in the Company Secretary's office at Harland and Wolffe for some years. He is also a qualified Arbitrator.
Our conveyancing department undertakes both residential and commercial work. Our wills and probate department is able to undertake contested estate work, normal probate, tax planning, care home planning and Powers of Attorney.


Lawyer - Solicitor


We are a two partner practice with six other fee earners. Both partners were trained by city style corporate firms. All fee earners are fully qualified solicitors.


Jacqueline Emmerson - Law Society Family Panel member and supervisor for family department.
Michael Robinson - Solicitors Higher Rights, Duty Solicitor crime, member Institute of Arbitrators.
Duncan Emmerson - Duty solicitor crime.
Heidi Surtees - Duty solicitor crime.
We hold a legal aid franchise, Quality Standard Mark.

Area of Business

We have thousands of clients ranging from individuals who consult us regarding their personal matters to multimillion pound businesses for whom we undertake everything from commercial litigation to land acquisition and development.


We offer legal aid for family and criminal law. We charge reasonable rates for all other work depending upon the complexity of work and seniority of the fee earner.