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 Clevedon Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Commercial property lawyer

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced commercial property lawyer to join the Clevedon office of this highly regarded and well established regional firm, with clients across the UK. 

The role is suitable for a lawyer with 5 years’+ PQE in commercial property practice, and will bring a varied workload of commercial property work, including sales and purchases, lease extensions and advising clients on a range of commercial property matters. 

This role will be ideal for either a senior associate or partner at an existing firm, who is looking to move to an exciting and growing firm with the potential to build a successful Commercial Property team around them. We would also consider more junior lawyers with strong experience. A sound understanding and grasp of all aspects of commercial property and a solid grounding in drafting property documents is crucial to the role, together with a commercial attitude and positive approach. This is an excellent career opportunity with scope for progression, within a supportive team in Clevedon.

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 Portishead Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Residential/Commercial Conveyancing Paralegal

A fantastic opportunity  has arisen at our Portishead and Clifton offices. We are looking for a full-time joint Residential Conveyancing and Commercial Property Paralegal to assist across both offices.  To be considered for the role you will have at lease twelve months experience of working within a busy conveyancing team assisting senior members of staff.

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 will include:

Residential Conveyancing - based in Portishead

  • 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
  • Preparing and 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 

Commercial Property - based in Clifton

  • Producing Client Engagement letters
  • Opening new files on our case management system
  • Dealing with correspondence with clients, agents, lenders, landlords and solicitors
  • Ordering searches
  • Using Land Registry Portal
  • Preparing and sending Stamp Duty Land Tax returns
  • Preparing and issuing contracts and leases
  • Answering telephones and updating clients, agents, lenders and solicitors
  • Post completion work for purchases including dealing with Land Registry applications

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