If you think it’s a glamorous job, think again. We roll up our sleeves and get stuck in.

Because being a lawyer means thinking like an entrepreneur. It means having solid business sense, a sound understanding of our clients needs, sector specialist knowledge, a knack for spotting opportunities others can’t and having the courage to go after them.

The difference with us is we don’t just say it, we practice it.

Mark Teal - Head of Commercial Property

Where you go is up to you

Twenty-five of our former apprentices have gone on to gain full-time roles as legal secretaries, paralegals, administrators, and HR, IT and finance executives.

Twenty-six of our lawyers joined the firm as trainee solicitors fresh from law school. Sixteen of them went on to become partners.

Many of those partners have gone on to lead teams and departments and to work on the biggest cases with the biggest clients achieving national acclaim in the Legal 500 and Chambers guide.

This is what happens when you join Gosschalks. Unlike working for a big city firm, you’re not just another number.

If you have aspirations of becoming a partner, heading your own team, or helping to expand parts of the firm, tell us and we’ll help you get started.

Where you go is up to you. But we’ll be there every day to help you make it happen.

“I wanted to work in a busy and challenging environment to help progress my career and I certainly found that at Gosschalks. From day one I was involved with real clients on real cases and was made to feel like an important part of the team from the off. I feel like I have gained so much experience in such a short space of time.”

Emma Walley, Solicitor - Corporate department. Qualified 2017 after two years training with the firm.


Applications are now closed for our 2020 graduate training programme.

With the firm growing year on year, we’re always looking for future solicitors, partners and leaders to join us.

Details of our 2021 application process will be available here in the New Year.

For help and advice, please contact Liz or Emma in our HR team on 01482 324252 or via email,

Please note: Gosschalks subscribes to the Voluntary Code to Good Practice in the Recruitment of Trainee Solicitors. Any offer of a training contract will be conditional on your passing all heads of the Legal Practice Course.