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 Walsall Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Legal Secretary Positions

Our busy Walsall branch is in search of Legal Secretaries to provide a challenging variety of duties including answering telephones, communicating with clients and other professionals and court personnel.  There are 3 positions available:

Commercial Property Department

Working closely with a Lawyer who specialises in commercial work for businesses including civil and commercial disputes, property and other transactions based at our Aldridge office.  Previous experience working within a commercial department would be an advantage.

Civil Litigation Department

Based at our Walsall office, we have a vacancy for an experienced legal secretary. You will be working closely with a Lawyer who specialises in Civil Litigation and able to hit the ground running. Immediate start an advantage.

Mental Health Department

Vacancy for an experienced legal secretary to join our mental health team based at our Walsall Office. Previous experience in Mental Health Law would be an advantage but not an essential requirement as training within the team would be provided.

You will be responsible for:

  • Transcribing and proofread legal documents
  • File, organise and scan, copy and fax legal documents
  • Schedule hearings and other meetings
  • Diary Management

Skills

  • Experience of working in a law firm( working within a commercial department an advantage)
  • Computer literate with fast accurate audio typing skills
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Keen interest to provide a first class service to our clients
  • Trustworthy and responsible

Business hours: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.   5 days per week.

Salary dependant on Experience

Apply with covering letter and and CV to susan.parker@star-legal.co.uk stating role you are applying for. 

Mental Health Solicitor/Caseworker

The Star Legal Walsall office in the West Midlands is seeking a mental health solicitor/caseworker to undertake tribunal and related legal work on behalf of detained patients.

Our mental health department in Walsall is very busy and expanding, and has a strong team ethos.

Panel membership is essential and experience of, or an interest in, Court of Protection work desirable.  CV to Philip.bellshaw@star-legal.co.uk or phone Philip Bellshaw on 0777 566 1451 for an initial discussion. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence.

 

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

Legal Secretary

We are searching for a Legal Secretary to join our busy Private Client and Family departments. A successful candidate will be able to manage a challenging variety of duties including:

  • Secretarial support to fee earner
  • Communicating with clients and other related parties.
  • Transcription of Dictation.
  • Diary Management.
  • File Management - Electronic filing of documents and paper filing.
  • Working within an electronic case management system.
  • Time recording.                                                   

The role will bring a varied workload which includes administration of estates, preparing wills and lasting powers of attorney, and applying for deputyships.

Hours of work:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

Salary:  Dependent on experience.

Please apply with full CV and covering letter by email to charlotte.squire-davies@star-legal.co.uk by 16 August 2019. Interviews commencing week 9 September 2019.

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

Private Client Lawyer

Our Swindon office wish to recruit a an experienced private client solicitor or legal executive to deal with their existing Wills, Probate and Estate Planning caseload. This could be on a fixed term, part time or contract basis.

The Swindon office are looking for someone with an ability to empathise with a wide range of elderly and younger clients. Versatile communication skills including a strong telephone and face to face manner are needed for this varied and hands on role. It is essential that you are a team player with the capabilities needed to manage bereaved clients, those seeking estate planning advice and to organise a strong client base.  

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

The successful candidate will need to be comfortable using a case management system and Microsoft Office functions.   

Send a current CV and covering letter to david.brooks@star-legal.co.uk.

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

Private Client Lawyer

We have an exciting opportunity for a junior private client lawyer to join our Bradley Stoke office.

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 huw.jones@star-legal.co.uk or call Huw on 0117 905 9262 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

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.