Stewarts aims to recruit and retain the best staff at all levels of the firm. We frequently have opportunities for lawyers and support staff.

As and when we have vacancies for lawyers, graduates (trainees and paralegals), and business services and support staff they are set out below. 

To apply for a vacancy below, or if we do not have any current vacancies but you would still like to make an application, please email our HR team at careers@stewartslaw.com with a covering letter and full CV (including grades).

 

Lawyer roles

Tax litigator (solicitor or barrister) required to join our Tax Litigation and Investigations team in London

We are looking for a tax litigator in the with 2 to 5 year pqe range to join our fast-growing Tax Litigation and Investigations team. The department has four divisions: Direct Tax Litigation, Indirect Tax Litigation, Tax Investigations and Commercial Tax Litigation. This vacancy arises primarily in Direct and Indirect Tax Litigation (with more of a leaning towards indirect tax litigation). There is however flexibility within the department to work in other areas as well.

The candidate should have a good range of experience acting in tax disputes (either from the taxpayer’s or HMRC’s perspective) and in at least some of the major taxes (Income Tax, CGT, Corporation Tax, VAT and Environmental Taxes), preferably including some experience in both direct and indirect tax disputes, a strong knowledge of Self-Assessment procedure and procedure before the First-tier Tribunal. The candidate should have a good understanding of the structure of HMRC and knowledge of the leading authorities in the area. The candidate should have strong academics and come from a good firm or equivalent where we can be confident they will have had a diet of excellent work and training.

Excellent salary, full benefits package, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Permanent full-time post.

 

International injury claimant lawyer required to join our London team

We represent people who have suffered life-changing injuries overseas, as well as foreign nationals who are severely injured whilst in the UK. Our lawyers pursue cases resulting from accidents and medical negligence in both the UK courts and overseas jurisdictions. We are looking for an international injury claims lawyer with 2-4 years PQE. The ideal candidate will have a claimant background in serious/catastrophic personal injury and complex fatal accident claims, ideally including claims in foreign jurisdictions. We are looking for exceptional candidates only.  The candidate must have very strong academics, excellent interpersonal skills, be well organised, have a passion for their work and really be “going places” in their field.

Excellent salary, full benefits package, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Permanent full-time post.

 

Employment lawyer required to join our team in London

We are looking for an employment lawyer in the 5 to 6 year pqe range, to assist the employment team. We have an outstanding reputation in the financial and professional services sectors. We are recognised for cutting-edge work for senior executives. We have particular expertise advising on individual and team moves, whistleblowing, and discrimination claims. We advise individuals and businesses on a full range of employment, partnership, LLP and shareholder issues. The candidate should have strong academics, come from a good firm and be prepared to work in a team with extensive business development commitments.

Excellent salary, full benefits package, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Permanent full-time post.

 

Media disputes lawyer required to join our team in London

We are looking for a media disputes litigator in the 6+ year range. The Media Disputes department advises and represents clients in disputes relating to film, television, broadcasting, publishing, music, digital and traditional media, advertising and content distribution. In addition to conducting litigation in the UK, our lawyers coordinate claims in overseas jurisdictions, where necessary working alongside specialist law firms around the world.

While some media disputes experience is a necessity, the candidate’s main background and experience could be in commercial litigation and should include experience in high-value complex disputes.

Excellent salary, full benefits package, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Permanent full-time post.

 

Personal Injury lawyer required to join our team in Leeds

Unlike other law firms, we only act for clients who have sustained serious life-changing injury, in particular spinal cord injury and brain injury. Our lawyers handle a small number of cases to ensure that they give our clients’ claims the attention they deserve. We are looking for an NQ – 3 years PQE lawyer to join our tier 1 ranked personal injury team in our Leeds office. The ideal candidate will have a claimant background in serious/catastrophic personal injury.

Excellent salary, full benefits package, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Permanent full-time post.

 

Divorce and Family Knowledge Development Lawyer required to join the Knowledge Management and Compliance department in London

We are looking for a qualified solicitor with 3-10 years PQE in divorce and family litigation (ideally working with high net worth individuals).  Excellent drafting and IT skills are required.  Previous/current experience as a PSL/KDL is ideal but not essential.

The successful candidate will provide legal support services to the Divorce and Family department to enable and assist with the capture, development and dissemination of knowledge within this department and other departments when appropriate. 

This role is permanent and part-time (4 days a week), with 9.30am – 5.30pm hours and offers a full benefits package. 

 

Paralegal roles

Paralegal to join the Clinical Negligence team in London

Excellent salary, full benefits package, hours 9.30am – 6.00pm. Permanent full-time post, early start available. Must have the LPC and excellent academics. Previous experience preferred. 

 

Paralegal to join the Knowledge Management and Compliance team in Leeds

Excellent salary, full benefits package, hours 9.00am – 5.30pm, permanent full-time post. Must have excellent academics. Responsibilities include: legal research; drafting internal knowledge communications; capturing, drafting and updating know-how documents; contributing to KM-led projects; assisting with internal training sessions; and assisting with contracts and litigation funding projects. Will be required to visit the London office around once a month (usually a day visit).

 

Paralegal to join the Pro Bono team in London

Excellent salary, full benefits package, hours 9.30am – 6.00pm. Permanent full-time post, early start available. Must have the LPC and excellent academics. Previous experience preferred. 

 

Paralegal to join the Divorce and Family team in London

Excellent salary, full benefits package, hours 9.30am – 6.00pm. Permanent full-time post, early start available. Must have the LPC and excellent academics. Previous experience preferred. 

 

Business services and support roles

Currently no vacancies. We are happy to receive speculative applications and will be in touch should we identify a suitable position for you.

 

Stewarts career stories

We encourage our people to strive for excellence in everything they do and deliver the highest possible standard of work at all times.

Our culture promotes a good work/life balance and supports the career progression of our staff.

Laura Jenkins - Partner, Commercial Litigation - Stewarts