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3-4 vacancies
8 trainees
24 partners
350 staff
Growing regional practice with long-term client relationships providing excellent legal and financial advice with teams who support and inspire you to be your best self.

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More info

Letter of application and CV to be sent any time before the deadline to [email protected].

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

Applications to

Ms Jane Winfield

Method of application

CV and cover letter

Method of assessment

  • Assessment centre
  • Panel interview
  • Presentation
  • Psychometric testing

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 24 partners within eight specialist departments and more than 350 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 22 March 2013 we were licensed by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority as an alternative business structure.

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

Our turnover is in excess of £22m.

Tees' 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.

Tees have excellent The 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:

Tees Law > Cambridge > England | The Legal 500 law firm profiles

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 Tees, take a look at our website:

Summer 2023 vacation placement scheme – we offer one-week vacation placements for second-year undergraduates and above during the June.  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 31 January and 31 March 2023 for June 2023 placements.

Applications with CV by email to Helen Midgley: [email protected].

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.

Applications are considered between 1 January and midday, 28 June 2023 for training contracts commencing in 2025.

Applications with cover letter and CV by email to Jane Winfield, training principal: [email protected].

The firm contributes £10,000 maintenance grant to assist during LPC course in the year prior to commencing training contract.

  • 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: 080 0013 1165
Email: [email protected]
Work placement: Yes
Number of work placements: 10
Minimum qualification: 2.1 in any discipline, 320 UCAS points (ABB at A level)
Start salary: £27,000
Fees paid for:
  • LPC
  • SQE
  • Bishop's Stortford
  • Brentwood
  • Cambridge
  • Chelmsford
  • Royston
  • Saffron Walden
  • Anglia Law School Law Clinic
  • Citizens Advice Bureau