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  • 5 vacancies
  • 6 trainees
  • 28 partners
  • 325 staff

About Tees

Regional practice offering a full range of legal services to clients from individuals to public companies, encompassing private clients, agricultural, insurance and commercial contacts.

Remember to cite LawCareers.Net on your application form if you apply to Tees.

More info

Letter of application and CV to be sent any time before the deadline to

After the closing date you are informed if you have been invited for assessment centre to be held mid-August at our Bishop's Stortford offices which includes group exercise; individual written exercise; presentation; and online assessment; after which some are shortlisted for interview.

Applications to

Mrs Jane Winfield

Method of application

CV and Letter

Method of assessment

  • Assessment centre
  • Panel interview
  • Presentation
  • Psychometric testing
  • Written exercise

Established in 1913 by Herbert Stanley Tee in Bishop’s Stortford, now a major regional law firm with six offices – in Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Royston and Saffron Walden.

We have 28 partners within eight specialist departments and more than 325 staff including solicitors, tax experts, wealth management advisers, asset managers and support staff.

We converted to an innovative corporate structure in March 2010 with partners becoming shareholders in Trust Tees PLC.

On the 22 March 2013 we were licensed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority as an alternative business structure.

We are signatories to the Law Society Diversity and Inclusion Charter.

Our turnover is in excess of £22m.

Our standards of excellence are confirmed with our Lexcel accreditation.

We are listed in The Lawyer 200 as one of the top 200 firms in the UK.

We have excellent Legal 500 rankings. We are a top tier firm and a recommended firm in 22 practice areas with a number of individually recognised leading lawyers.

All employees are actively supported through training and development to progress through the firm. Our retention rate is high - some of our partners started as trainees.

Winner of the 2019 Best Trainer Award for Medium Law Firm

To find out more about us, take a look at our website:

Summer 2020 vacation placement scheme – we offer one-week vacation placements for second-year undergraduates and above during the first two weeks of July.  During this time the placement student spends the week split between two different departments to enable them to experience a range of the firm's work.

Applications are considered between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 for July 2020 placements.

Applications by email to

Training consists of four seats of six months each in four different departments within any of our six offices. Working in a supportive team with a partner/associate/solicitor/licensed conveyancer. Trainees are actively encouraged to get involved in marketing, networking, training and social events hosted by the firm. The environment is enthusiastic and friendly, with trainees having regular meetings with their supervisors to ensure their progress.

The firm contributes £6,000 maintenance grant to assist during LPC course.

  • Employment
  • Company commercial
  • Commercial property
  • Residential property
  • Clinical negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Family
  • Litigation
  • Private client
  • General Practice

Practice Areas

Extra info

Tees House, 95 London Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3GW
Phone: 0800 0131165
Work placement: Yes
Number of work placements: 10
Minimum qualification: 2.1 in any discipline, 320 UCAS points (ABB at A level)
Start salary: £23,000
Sponsorship: Maintenance grant available for LPC.
Starting salary: £23,000
  • Bishop's Stortford
  • Brentwood
  • Cambridge
  • Chelmsford
  • Royston
  • Saffron Walden
  • Anglia Law School Law Clinic
  • Citizens Advice Bureau