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

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

We are looking for a qualified solicitor or barrister with 3-10 years PQE in divorce and family litigation (ideally working with complex cases).  Excellent legal analysis, drafting and IT skills are required.  Previous/current experience as a PSL/KDL would be welcome but is not required.

The successful candidate will provide legal support services to the Divorce and Family department including to enable and assist with the capture, development and dissemination of knowledge within this top-ranked and pre-eminent department. 

This role is permanent and part-time and offers a full benefits package. 

 

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.

 

Paralegal roles

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 posts. Must have the LPC and excellent academics. Previous experience preferred.

Paralegal to join the Media Disputes team in London

Paralegal to join the Clinical Negligence team in London

 

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.

Martin Walsh, Partner, Commercial Litigation, Stewarts