Opportunities

Star Legal is a rapidly expanding Law Firm. We frequently have career opportunities for new staff – both for lawyers and support staff.

Star Legal's Thornbury Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Private Client Secretary

We are looking for a part time mainly private client secretary to work in our Thornbury office.  The role will be for two days a week (Tuesdays and Fridays 9am – 5pm).

The ideal candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office and have good communication skills. The successful candidate will be working in our reception area and will provide assistance and back up to our receptionist.

Although mainly private client in nature the case load extends to residential conveyancing and the successful candidate’s work will include:

  • Generating client engagement letters and case set up on our case management system
  • Preparing documents and letters and using forms packages
  • Use of the Land Registry portal
  • Liaising with clients and assisting in reception 

Please send a CV and a cover letter to Jonathan.Evans@star-legal.co.uk.

Star Legal's Cheltenham Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Senior private client lawyer

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior private client lawyer to join our Cheltenham office, and lead the private client team in Cheltenham. The role would provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to join a highly regarded regional law firm, with a client base across the UK.

The role will bring a varied workload which includes administration of estates, dealing with probates, preparing wills and lasting powers of attorney, and applying for deputyships. As Head of the Private Client team at the Cheltenham office, the role will also include supervising and supporting less experienced lawyers, and managing the team's support staff.
 
This role will be ideal for either a senior associate or partner at an existing firm with at least 5 years’ PQE, who is looking to move to an exciting and growing firm. Being STEP qualified would be an advantage, but is not essential given strong experience.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, together with excellent organisational and time-management skills. We are a friendly firm, and are looking for a lawyer who is able to develop strong relationships both with clients and within the team, and who can be empathetic, supportive and directional.

Terms will be commensurate with the role and experience, and the position is available on either a salaried or consultancy basis. 

If this role is of interest to you, please email direct your letter of application and CV to stephen.pearne@star-legal.co.uk or call Stephen on 01242 514477 for an informal chat.

Private client lawyer

We have an exciting opportunity for a junior private client lawyer to join the Cheltenham office of this leading South West firm.

We are looking for a talented lawyer with 2-3+ years’ PQE, who wants to progress their career by moving to an exciting and expanding regional firm. The role will bring a varied and interesting workload which includes assisting the Private Client team in dealing with probates, and preparing wills and lasting powers of attorney. The successful candidate will be a team player, who is confident, friendly and professional in dealing with clients.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about developing their skills and experience in Private Client law, is keen to learn, and has an excellent grounding in this area of practice.  For our part, we will be committed to developing your expertise in this area, and we are a friendly and approachable team to work with. Being STEP qualified (or part-qualified) would be an advantage, but is not essential, and this is something we would look at as your career with us progresses. 

Terms will be commensurate with the role and experience. The position is available on either a salaried or consultancy basis.

If this role is of interest to you, please email direct your letter of application and CV to stephen.pearne@star-legal.co.uk or call Stephen on 01242 514477 for an informal chat.

Star Legal's Abergavenny Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Private Client Paralegal/Legal Executive


We are recruiting for a Private Client and / or Conveyancing executive to work in our busy private client department carrying out a diverse range of tasks in our expanding office. Market rate remuneration.


Please send a CV and covering letter to richard.vaughan@star-legal.co.uk

Star Legal's Clifton Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Corporate/Commercial Lawyer

To work with a junior assistant and help run a busy and growing corporate and commercial department.  The role will bring a varied workload of corporate and commercial work, including share and business sales and purchases, MBOs, share buybacks, restructurings, joint ventures, a range of commercial and trading agreements and the usual corporate advice.

This role will be ideal for either a senior associate or partner at an existing firm with experience of these matters and who is looking to make a move to an exciting and growing firm.  Terms will be commensurate with the role and experience.  If this role is of interest to you please email direct your letter of application and CV to ian.foster@star-legal.co.uk.

We are always interested to hear from solicitors and other lawyers who would like to talk to us about joining Star Legal. If you have experience as a lawyer and have contacts or clients of your own or a reasonable expectation of growing your clients and contacts, please contact Ian Foster or Philip Hands.

All discussions and enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.