Careers at Goughs Solicitors

Join a prestigious solicitors firm in Wiltshire

Further your career at an award-winning law firm

A range of excellent opportunities currently exist to work within Goughs Solicitors – one of Wiltshire’s largest law firms, which continues to invest and grow.

Our expansion is a reflection of our strong performance, our continuing focus on strategic planning and our commitment to providing an excellent service to all clients.

Working at Goughs Solicitors

Business Support Professionals

Trainee Solicitors

Legal Apprenticeships

Current vacancies

Trainee Solicitor

Location: Each training seat is likely to be based at a different office
Work Type: Permanent – Full time
Experience: Must have completed the Legal Practice Course prior to training contract commencement

Receptionist/Legal Assistant

Location: Chippenham
Work Type: Full-time, permanent
Experience: Previous experience of working in a similar role and dealing with clients in person and over the phone

Family Lawyer

Location: Melksham
Work Type: Full & part time applications will be considered, permanent
Experience: NQ to 5 years PQE

Private Client Lawyer

Location: Trowbridge
Work Type: Full time, permanent
Experience: Minimum of 5 years PQE

Don't delay your move to a premier law firm

Helping to excel legal careers since 1882

What's it like to work at Goughs?

The Goughs Family Law Team
The Goughs Family Law Team
A day in the life of Emma Taylor
A day in the life of Emma Taylor
A day in the life of Phillip Bolton
A day in the life of Phillip Bolton

The secret to our success

The secret of our success is quite simple, it’s our people and the strong relationships they have built with their clients. In order to deliver such high levels of service and client satisfaction we believe it is essential to recruit individuals who are committed to delivering success for our clients and the firm alike.

We invest in our staff through a program of training and continual professional development. Retention, development and employment of the best legal, functional and support staff provides the foundation for our continuing success.

Get in touch

Goughs Solicitors are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

To make a speculative enquiry, please send an up to date CV and a covering letter to Lauren Bridger, Senior HR Executive via email:

Why work
at Goughs?

Partnership opportunities

Over 40% of our current Partners joined us a Trainee Solicitors

Career progression

In the last 4 years, 40% of Solicitors who joined the firm were promoted to Associate within 2 years

Training opportunities

9 support team members have moved into fully-fledged fee earning roles in the last 5 years

Evolving workplace

12 employees have been recruited so far during the COVID-19 pandemic

Employee satisfaction

49% of employees have been with the firm over 3 years

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