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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 Bromsgrove Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Junior Fee Earner – Solicitor or Legal Executive - Wills, Trusts & Probate Department

An exciting opportunity has arisen for either a newly qualified Legal Executive / Solicitor, or someone of up to 3 years PQE, to join our Bromsgrove office.   

The successful applicant will:

  •     Have experience and a good working knowledge of private client work; 
  •     Have a professional, friendly and reassuring approach to dealing with clients;

  •    Be well organised, be able to prioritise work and have the ability to work to tight deadlines;

  •    Have strong technical skills, excellent client care, communication and interpersonal skills, together with a team-based approach to working;

  •     Be able to adhere to compliance, policies and internal systems.   

You will also need to have strong IT skills and previous experience of using case management systems.   

The position is full time with hours of work being 9.00.am–5.15.pm Monday to Friday (although part-time may be considered for the right candidate) and is fully office based. 

In return, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, pension scheme, car parking and excellent working conditions. 

Please send your current CV and covering letter to veronica.newton@star-legal.co.uk. 

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

Private Client CILEx/paralegal Star Legal Abergavenny

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Private Client CILEX or experienced paralegal to join a well-established private client department. This role reports to the Legal Director and Head of Private Client (Wills and Probate) in Abergavenny.

You will carry out day to day conduct of Private Client files and work as part of a team responsible for all aspects of work connected with Private Client including (but not limited to) Wills, Probate, LPA's, Trusts, Estates, Tax, Court of Protection.

Full or part-time hours of work considered (with ability for some hybrid). Market Rate Salary.

Please apply with CV to richard.vaughan@star-legal.co.uk

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

Commercial Property Solicitor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced commercial property Solicitor to join our Bromsgrove office on a full-time basis.   

The successful applicant will have significant experience (3-5 years PQE) and a good working knowledge of commercial property matters. 

You will have a professional, friendly and reassuring approach to dealing with clients, as well as the ability to work to tight deadlines, prioritise work and have the ability to work with minimum supervision. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with excellent client care are essential for this role. 

You will need to have strong IT skills using Microsoft Office and have previous experience of using case management systems. 

Hours of work are 9.00.am – 5.15.pm Monday to Friday (although flexibility with hours may be required on occasion). 

In return, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, pension scheme, car parking and excellent working conditions. 

Please send your current CV and covering letter to veronica.newton@star-legal.co.uk. 

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

Legal Secretarial Assistant – Child Care Public Law Department

We are looking for an experienced legal secretarial assistant to work in the child Care Public Law department of our busy Law firm in Walsall. 

You will have fast accurate audio typing skills, computer literate.   A good working knowledge of children and family law procedures,  familiar with online legal aid applications and billing procedures would be an advantage. 

We act for families and children and client service with high quality work is our priority 

If you are an excellent team player with a keen interest in providing a first class service to our clients and enthusiasm to promote and grow with the firm then get in touch.

 

Attributes:

  • Have at least 1 year experience of child care/public law matters. 

  • Computer literate with fast accurate audio typing skills

  • Excellent team player with a keen interest to providing a first class service to our clients

  • Familiar with legal aid applications and billing procedures.

Duties include:

  • Legal Aid applications

  • Diary management

  • Time recording 

  • Diligent in responding to e mail correspondence and time scales. 

  • Liaison with professionals

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

Salary: Dependant on Experience 

Contact susan.parker@star-legal.co.uk  with CV and covering letter 

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

Residential Property Solicitor/Legal Executive or Licensed Conveyancer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced residential property Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Chartered Legal Executive to join our Fishponds office on a full-time basis.

The successful applicant will:

·        ideally have recent experience working in the Bristol area;

·        have a proven track record in building excellent relationships with local estate agents and referrers of work;

·        have very strong technical skills, excellent client care and a collaborative, team-based approach to working;

·        have a proven track record in managing workloads to achieve financial targets; and

·        be comfortable with adhering to compliance, policies and internal systems.

The successful applicant will need to have at least 5 years PQE in residential property and an efficient and well organized approach to managing client work.  You will have a professional, friendly and reassuring approach to dealing with clients, as well as the ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritize work.

Strong IT skills using Microsoft Office are essential and prior experience of using case management systems is required.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and excellent working conditions.

Our Fishponds office is centrally located with onsite parking. Please send your current CV and covering letter to huw.jones@star-legal.co.uk. If you would like an informal initial discussion about the role (in complete confidence), please contact Huw via email or on 0117 905 9262.

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

Residential Property Solicitor/Head of Office

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced residential property Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Chartered Legal Executive to join our Wokingham office on a full-time basis. The role will also be to perform the Head of Office position.

The successful applicant will:

·        ideally have recent experience working in Wokingham and/or Berkshire;

·        have a proven track record in building excellent relationships with local estate agents and referrers of work;

·        have very strong technical skills, excellent client care and a collaborative, team-based approach to working;

·        have a proven track record in managing workloads to achieve financial targets; and

·        be comfortable with adhering to compliance, policies and internal systems.

The successful applicant will need to have at least 5 years PQE in residential property and an efficient and well organized approach to managing client work.  You will have a professional, friendly and reassuring approach to dealing with clients, as well as the ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritize work.

Strong IT skills using Microsoft Office are essential and prior experience of using case management systems is required.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and excellent working conditions.

Our Wokingham office is centrally located with ample free parking. Please send your current CV and covering letter to charles.giles@star-legal.co.uk  If you would like an informal initial discussion about the role (in complete confidence), please contact Charles via email or on 0118 978 1017.

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

Part Time Litigation Fee Earner

The Swindon office of Star legal require a part time litigator to deal with a general civil litigation case load to help out a partner who has a very busy case load. These are  principally contractual claims, negligence and some simple construction and possession actions. You will need to be at least a two year qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive or an experienced paralegal able to deal with your own case load, work to deadlines and hit targets.

The position could be self-employed or salaried. Remuneration will be at least market rate dependent upon experience with a performance bonus for exceeding targets. We are looking for someone to work 2-3 days per week and provide holiday cover if required.

We envisage the role will be hybrid or flexible mostly working from home with occasional days in the office or in Court. It would be helpful if you lived within reasonable travelling distance of North Wiltshire to facilitate this.

Applications should be sent to vaughan.fullagar@star-legal.co.uk with a CV.

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

Court of Protection Solicitor

Due to expansion, our Walsall office is looking for an experienced Court of Protection Solicitor to join our busy Mental Health department, dealing mainly with legal aid cases concerning health and welfare decisions. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act would be welcomed but not essential.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Driving license required.

Please contact Kirstine McFarlane for an informal discussion or submit CV to kirstine.mcfarlane@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.

Star Legal is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all eligible candidates. A copy of our equality and diversity policy can be found here and a copy of our last equality and diversity survey here.