Careers & Training

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Training Contracts

GoodyBurrett LLP are committed to providing a comprehensive training contract to enthusiastic and hard working candidates.

We set six criteria in our selection process for interview:

  1. the candidate will have targeted GoodyBurrett LLP specifically;
  2. the candidate will wish to do “High Street” law;
  3. the candidate will be a potential Partner;
  4. the candidate’s CV will show something unique that would make the candidate an asset to the firm;
  5. the candidate will usually have spent time on a GoodyBurrett LLP work experience programme; and
  6. the candidate will have a connection with Colchester or East Anglia.

GoodyBurrett LLP are signatories to the Law Society inclusion charter to show our commitment to equality and diversity.


Work Experience

At GoodyBurrett we are eager to meet individuals with an interest in the law and who want to become solicitors.  We offer a work experience programme during the summer months for a period of two weeks at a time.

We accept applications from September of each year to the end of the following February, for work experience during the next Summer

To be eligible to apply you must be completing or have completed your legal studies.

When considering your application, we look for the following:

  1. You will have targeted GoodyBurrett LLP specifically;
  2. You will want to do ‘High Street’ law;
  3. Your CV will show something unique that would make the candidate an asset to the firm;
  4. You will have connections with Colchester or East Anglia.

Applications are made by CV with covering letter to Cate Cussell.

Current Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancies:

Conveyancing Secretary (Colchester)

GoodyBurrett currently have a vacancy for an experienced Conveyancing Secretary, based in our Colchester office.

The successful candidate will need to possess the following skills:

• working knowledge of conveyancing;
• audio typing skills;
• accuracy and attention to detail;
• the ability to work in a team;
• fully conversant in MS Office.

This is a full-time position and the hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, with the occasional Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm.

If you would like to more information on any of the positions available, please email your CV and covering letter to Claire Lane