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 Abergavenny Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Private Client Paralegal/Legal Executive


We are recruiting for a paralegal / legal 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:

Conveyancing Assistant

We are delighted to be looking for a Conveyancing Assistant to join our busy conveyancing department based in Clifton, Bristol.  

The responsibilities for this role are predominately post-exchange and will include:  

Exchange letters, preparing files for completion, carrying out pre-completion searches, calculating
completion statements and liaising with estate agents, clients and lenders.

You will also deal with applications for registrations and any requisitions, retentions, file closure and
archiving, general administration and assisting with generating new conveyancing quotations, producing Client Engagement letters and new client packs, answering
telephones and taking messages

Please send CV and covering letter to huw.jones@star-legal.co.uk

Conveyancing Assistant

We are delighted to be looking for a full-time Residential Conveyancing Assistant to join the conveyancing team in our Clifton office.  This role is perfect for someone who has gained some legal experience already and is looking for a new opportunity within the Bristol area.

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 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, computer literate and able to meet deadlines while remaining calm under pressure.

The responsibilities for this role are predominately pre-exchange and will include:

Generating new conveyancing quotations,  producing Client Engagement letters and new client packs, obtaining necessary documents from clients and meeting them if they pop in with initial docs.

You will have Knowledge of AML required on both sale and purchases and have knowledge of SDLT higher rate eligibility. You will be opening new files on our case management system, dealing with correspondence with clients, agents, lenders, landlords and solicitors, ordering conveyancing searches, using the Land Registry Portal, issuing contract papers on sale files and progressing sale
files including dealing with enquiries.

You will have an excellent telephone manner and be confident in answering telephones and updating clients, agents, lenders and solicitors.

Please send 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 Fishponds Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Residential Conveyancer

Residential Conveyancer required to join our busy and successfully established team in Fishponds. Attractive salary and benefits with full support provided in a great working environment.

Ability to run own caseload essential.

Please contact Louise Gutierrez-Phillips or Vikki Farrow on 0117 965 3504 or Louise.gutierrez-phillips@star-legal.co.uk

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

Consultant Conveyancer

The swansea office is looking for an experienced conveyancer to join its growing office. The successful candidate will have experience in running their own caseload and will have the freedom to develop their own work. A following would be an advantage but not strictly necessary.

To apply for this position please forward your CV and covering letter to gareth.noble@star-legal.co.uk

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

Residential and commercial property solicitor/executive

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual to join our established and growing conveyancing department in the lower Wye Valley at our Chepstow branch office. Part time basis considered for experienced candidates.

Please send a CV and covering letter to Charlotte.squire-davies@star-legal.co.uk

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

Family Law

We are looking for a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal with 3 years PQE experience in family law starting as soon as practicable.  The role may initially be split working between our Portishead and Clevedon offices so your own transport is essential. You may also be required to travel to other Star Legal Offices in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas to meet clients.

You will need to have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications.

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. 

This role will involve dealing with a range of privately and publically funded Family/Children cases including; divorce, dissolution of civil partnership, financial proceedings, matters concerning private children matters (including cases which have an International element), proceedings relating to unmarried couples, non molestation Injunctions matters as well as undertaking your own advocacy where possible.

If this roles is of interest please send a CV and covering letter to claire.bassett@star-legal.co.uk

Conveyancing Paralegal

We are looking for a full-time Residential Conveyancing Paralegal to join the conveyancing team in our Portishead office.  This role is perfect for someone who has gained some legal experience already and is looking for a new opportunity within the North Somerset area.

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 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, computer literate and able to meet deadlines while remaining calm under pressure.

 The responsibilities for this role are predominately pre-exchange and will include:

  • Generating new conveyancing quotations
  • Producing Client Engagement letters and new client packs
  • Opening new files on our case management system
  • Dealing with correspondence with clients, agents, lenders, landlords and solicitors
  • Ordering conveyancing searches
  • Using Land Registry Portal
  • Issuing contract papers on sale files
  • Progressing sale files, including dealing with enquiries
  •  Answering telephones and updating clients, agents, lenders and solicitors
  • Post completion work for purchases
  • Covering reception (when required)

If this role is of interest please send a CV and covering letter to claire.bassett@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.