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6-8 vacancies
10 trainees
25 partners
375 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

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 25 partners within eight specialist departments and more than 375 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 £30 million, our goal is to reach £60 million by 2028. 

Tees' standards of excellence are confirmed with our Lexcel accreditation.

The Times' Best Law Firms 2023

The Legal 500 top tier 2024

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

Winner of the Excellence in Technology and Innovation Firm Award- Cambridgeshire Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

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 2024 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 2024 for June 2024 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, 21 June 2024 for training contracts commencing in 2025/26.

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

At Tees, diversity and inclusion are the heart of our vision for a better and more equitable future. We embrace diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, and socioeconomic background. We recognise that by embracing diversity, we can harness the collective power of our employees and create a culture that promotes collaboration, empathy, and understanding.  

By prioritising diversity and inclusion, we believe that we create a more innovative, creative, and compassionate workplace. Our diverse perspectives lead to better problem-solving and enhanced decision-making, enabling us to better serve our customers and make a positive impact.   

Tees are also part of the SRA diversity & inclusion charter.

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

  • Employment
  • Company & commercial
  • Commercial property
  • Residential property
  • Medical 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