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 Cheltenham Branch is seeking applications for the following jobs:

Residential Property Lawyer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced residential property Solicitor, Licensed Conveyancer or Chartered Legal Executive to join our new Cheltenham office on a full-time basis. Applications on a consultancy basis will also be considered.

The successful applicant will:

·        ideally have recent experience working in the Cheltenham and South Gloucestershire areas;

·        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 a minimum of 7 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 Cheltenham office is centrally located just off the high street. 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 07966 004 061.

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 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.

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.