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 Chepstow Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Family Lawyer

A vacancy has arisen in our Chepstow office for an experienced family solicitor to assist with a varied existing caseload on a fixed term, part time contract for 10 months. The role will commence on 3 January 2019 ending 31 October 2019. The hours are 9.30am-3pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

We are looking for solicitor who has excellent advocacy and drafting skills. It is essential that you possess rounded client service skills and you must be able to empathise with a wide range of clients in order to resolve the most sensitive and complicated practicalities involved in family break-ups. Of particular importance will be organisational and communication skills.  Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

You will need to have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. The ideal candidate will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate excellent client care. 

Send a current CV and covering letter to charlotte.squire-davies@star-legal.co.uk by 12 September 2018. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 17 September 2018.

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

Receptionist

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in our Head Office in Clifton. We are looking for a full-time Receptionist to join the team. The hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00. Salary will commensurate with experience.

You will need to have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. The ideal candidate will need to have exceptionally good communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate excellent client care. A professional telephone manner and attention to detail is essential. 

You will need to be organised, accurate, proactive and computer literate.

The role will involve the following duties:

·         Answering telephone enquiries from clients and third parties.

·         Processing incoming and outgoing post received through Royal Mail and DX on a daily basis.

·         Scanning documents and post.

·         Greeting clients and visitors.

·         General office duties. 

For more information please call Tom Owen on 0117 905 9262 or send a CV and covering letter to tom.owen@star-legal.co.uk  

Systems and Compliance Assistant

Systems and Compliance Assistant required to join our growing head office team in Clifton. Attractive salary with full support and training  provided in a great working environment.

This role will include:

  • Helping with troubleshooting internal and external IT systems

  • Training of new users

  • Helping in the compliance dept including maintaining data on external systems.

  • General administration

  • Helping create and maintain internal databases and spreadsheets

Some experience of working in a law firm and in particular within a property based role would be beneficial.

If this role is of interest please send a CV and covering letter to huw.jones@star-legal.co.uk


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.

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 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

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.