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.

 

Business services and support roles

Head of Knowledge to lead our KM and L&D teams

The person is accountable for all operational activities of the KM teams, together with the development and implementation of strategic solutions, to support the firm’s business objectives and processes. 

You will lead the firm’s Knowledge Management Strategy, including working collaboratively with any and all Business Service departments to define and contribute towards meeting the firm’s requirements, goals and strategies.  You will also champion and facilitate organisation-wide knowledge sharing of documents, information and experience.  You will lead KM to steer and support the litigation departments to modernise and improve client service, to give the firm a competitive advantage.

The candidate should be a qualified solicitor, with experience in a similar senior knowledge management role.  Ideally the candidate would, during the earlier stages of their career, have acquired first-hand experience in one or more of Stewart’s litigation practice areas.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge and have strong commercial awareness.

Excellent salary and benefits package.

 

Marketing Director, Marketing and Business Development, London

We are looking for a Marketing Director to work closely with our Marketing and Business Development Partner to plan, coordinate, implement and oversee firmwide, departmental and individual marketing, business development, public relations and client service. Thereby increasing visibility, brand recognition, and marketing performance of the firm. 

This person will be responsible for direct management of the marketing team and will be accountable for all operational activities. The primary focus of the role is marketing rather than business development, however, there will be significant overlap with our business development team so they can incorporate aspects of business development into driving and delivering an integrated marketing and business development strategy to support the firm’s business objectives.

The candidate will have experience in a similar senior marketing position within a litigation law firm, can demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge, and be able to produce high quality written materials, reports and data. The will have strong commercial awareness, and have the ability to inspire and influence others to deliver on marketing solutions and initiatives.

Excellent salary and benefits package.

 

Lawyer roles

Commercial Litigation lawyer required to join our Insolvency and Asset Recovery team in London

We are looking for a 2-6 year PQE litigator to be based in our London office. The ideal candidate should have experience acting for insolvency officeholders, particularly on contentious insolvency mandates. The candidate should otherwise have strong litigation expertise, with a case history that includes litigation where insolvency has been a prominent feature of the case. A good understanding of insolvency practice and procedure would be preferred. Experience of acting on litigation cases concerning fraud, breaches of director’s duties, and corruption are also relevant. The candidate should also have cross-border experience.

The ideal candidate (depending on PQE) will also be familiar with the main insolvency practitioner firms in the UK, and may have (or started to have) built a peer group network within that community.

The candidate should be qualified in England & Wales, have strong academics and come from a good firm where we can be confident they will have had a diet of excellent work and training. They should have initiative and confidence but also strong teamwork skills, be well organised and have first rate communication skills both in writing and verbally. They should also be entrepreneurial and versatile.

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.

 

Paralegal roles

Excellent salary, full benefits package, permanent, full-time, 37.5 working hours per week which may be worked flexibly between the hours of 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Must have the LPC and excellent academics. Previous experience preferred.

Paralegal to join our Competition Litigation team in London

Please note that we are happy to receive speculative applications. If you are interested in any Stewarts departments that are not listed above, please submit an application and our HR team will be in touch should they 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.

Lydia Buckingham, Senior Marketing Executive, Stewarts