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Pensions Lawyer

  • £60000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Lead by example at the forefront of Pensions Law, working with an envious client base in a PSL role that highlights your technical excellence.

Ranked as Tier 1 and Chambers recommended, fast-track your career progression within one of the UK's leading Top 50 Commercial firms.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Calling Bristol home for over 100 years, the firm's growth has come naturally, resisting external influence and remaining independent to ensure they holistically support colleagues, clients and the local community.

Diversity and inclusion are a strategic priority, understanding that talent resides in the individual and focused on platforming staff to achieve their career and life goals.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

3 PQE Pensions (Professional Support Lawyer) within Tier 1 Bristol Top 50 firm

Joining a booming Tier 1 and Chambers ranked Pensions team as a PSL lawyer, you will curate and influence the knowledge underpinning a department that guides over 500 organisations on matters concerning their pension plans.

Consulting on non-contentious matters both within the public and private sectors, you'll work closely with numerous FTSE 250 companies, governance and educational institutions, along with prestigious international organisations. You will be pivotal in planning pension schemes, assisting trustees and clients with defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid schemes (whether opened, closed or in winding up).

Being a guru on Pensions, you'll empower the team with your prowess whilst remaining afoot on all pension field developments. Your practice will inspire those in the team, be it in their working knowledge or conduct when engaging with clients and other areas of the firm.

Owing to a rapidly expanding department and your influential role in the business, you shall expect to experience rapid and ongoing career progression, with a structured path to Associate and Partners level opportunities.

The Requirements

3 years of successful practice within Pensions lawWillingness to share knowledge with those more junior, and engage with colleagues in terms of an overall strategy for the departmentCommerciality and interpersonal acumen when engaging with clients, in order to exceed expectation and aid in expansionConfidence when discussing and addressing complex issues, whilst encouraging excellence within the broader team.

Salary and Benefits

Ensuring salaries eclipses the competition, and providing an ever-expanding benefits package that includes but is not limited to;

Above market-rate salary, benchmarked against London and the City25 days leave, 31 days following servicePrivate PensionPrivate Medical Insurance

If you wish to discuss the role in confidence further, whilst also discussing the broader market if you are considering a move now or in the future, please call Carl on 0117 422 031

Commercial PSL

This top 50 firm, who are well known for their recent expansions and ambitious nature, are innovative, dynamic and pioneering in the work that they do. Join the firm's PSL function and provide invaluable technical and market insight to their highly coveted commercial team.

The Firm

This top 50 ranked and top tier in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focused approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The Role

You will be a Commercial Professional Support Lawyer looking to work within this firms prestigious Birmingham office.

You will work within a newly created PSL Commercial Division as part of a small team providing support within world leading Commercial Group. The team currently consists of over 60 lawyers focused on six Key areas IP, Tech, Media, Financial Services, Commercial Contracts etc.

You will work within a division which turnovers in excess of £40 million per year. You will advise on the Business, Technical, Knowledge working closely with the National Heads as well as the wider PSL services.

Requirements

You will be a Professional Support Lawyer working within a competitive Commercial Department (4 years plus PQE) or a highly experienced Fee Earner looking for a changeSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you willExperience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is of advantage, but is not essentialSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you will receive an industry leading benefits package



Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Knowledge Lawyer - Commercial Disputes

  • £90000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable

This is a rare opportunity to work for undoubtedly one of the highest-profile law firms in London. They are high in the Top 50 ranks and known for their exceptional work and rich history.

The Firm

This firm is pioneering and a leader in their field. They are market-leaders in dealing with a broad range of both domestic and international clients handling contentious and non-contentious legal, business and personal matters.

Their industry knowledge and expertise put them ahead of the curve - they stand out in the market to both clients and prospective employees.

Specialisms at the firm include Banking, high-value Commercial Property, HNW/UHNW Private Client, Family and Employment.

Their client base includes global organisations, a large amount of high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, charities and UHNW private clients.

The Role

The firm is looking to bring a Commercial Litigation Knowledge Lawyer on board to join them at their prestigious office in central London.

The quality of the work this team handles is at the highest level.

This team requires a Knowledge Lawyer, to give professional and technical legal support to fee-earners and clients.
The role will involve duties such as:

Working as necessary with the Disputes Knowledge PartnerLead on the professional development activity within the disputes team, ensuring fee earners' knowledge is up to date and to manage and promote the use of systems accordingly.To help improve the cost-effectiveness of the Disputes team by enhancing processes and sharing knowledge.To assist the Disputes team in delivering a high-quality service to internal and external clients.

The role requires someone confident in their approach as the work will be high profile and complex.

The ideal candidate will need to be a strong team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, able to communicate at all levels, both internally and when client-facing.

This leading law firm rarely has such positions available, and this is not a role to miss.

Requirements:

5 PQE in Commercial Disputes, with a broad and in-depth knowledge of the work you have done. Efficient communication and ability to manage a complex workload and handle multiple matters at any one time.You will need to demonstrate high intellect with a pragmatic and commercial approach.

Securing a role with this leading firm can be a career-changing opportunity.

As such, this makes it an inspiring and unique opportunity for a 5 PQE Commercial Disputes Solicitor in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate confidential consideration. Alternatively, please call Charlie at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential discussion to find out more.

Professional Support Lawyer - Litigation

Are you a Professional Support Lawyer or an existing Fee Earner that would like to move away from billing targets into a knowledge-based role? This firm has a great culture and deal with excellent work, across key industry sectors and they work with some of the world's best-known companies who are market leaders in their own right. They now need a candidate with exceptional technical knowledge to support their highly regarded Litigation practice.

The Firm

This firm is 50 ranked and top tiers in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focussed approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The Role

You will be a Professional Support Lawyer supporting the firm's national litigation practice within the firms prestigious Birmingham office.

You don't have to have PSL experience to date - we would also be interested to hear from those in pensions fee-earning roles with an interest in making a change. You will work within a small team of Professional Support Lawyers supporting the activities of the Litigation team.

You will work within a division which turnovers in excess of £40 million per year. You will advise on the Business, Technical, Knowledge working closely with the National Heads as well as the wider PSL services.

Requirements

You will be a Professional Support Lawyer or senior Lawyer that would like a changeSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you willExperience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is of advantage, but is not essentialSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, in addition you will receive an industry leading benefits package



This is an excellent opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer to join an industry leading team with aspirations to continue to grow, based in Birmingham

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Funds PSL

Funds PSL/Knowledge Lawyer: The Funds Team works with the largest Institutions and FTSE 250 companies in the UK as well as a asset managers globally. You will work within a leading team, working on complex and cutting edge transactions. You will receive significant investment and responsibility to further your career progression.

The Firm

Considered one of the world's leading professional services businesses, with over 25 offices across the globe, this firm is the proud recipients of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, and Thomas Reuters as well as numerous other publications. This Top 20 law firm has been mentioned as the law firm of the year, as well as a highly regarded firm within Energy, Financial, Corporate, TMT, Employment, Litigation, Construction to name a few.

With offices spread across Europe, Middle East, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australia, North & Central America, Africa and South America they truly are far-reaching global experts; however they are often praised for their local market undertaking, operating as one global team.

Considered one of the most prestigious firms outside the magic circle firms and considered an elite litigation practice they have a number of key clients and large institutions to their client portfolio. This firm has grown through a mixture of natural growth and amalgamation of leading practices from the world; however, it has never lost its core values.

Their vision for 2020 and the next decade is clear cut and this firm has no plans on slowing down on their growth. With this comes every opportunity for a vast arrange of international work and international secondments. Considered one of the big tech firms you will never be far away from the vast growing tech empires within the legal sphere.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Funds Associate to join this Top 20 law firms City of London office and be part of a wider award-winning firm.

The firm works with asset managers globally and in the UK on a wide range of matters including establishing, restructuring and providing ongoing advice to public, private and regulated funds covering various asset classes, segregated account mandates, regulatory matters and corporate transactions (including business establishment, restructurings and outsourcings). You will work with a FTSE 250 and Fortune 500 companies in this Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team.

You will be:

A Lead PSL for the Funds group working closely with the fee-earners in the group across all technical mattersThe team have particular Involvement in cutting-edge fund formation transactions involving establishing all types of funds (primarily listed, but also unlisted) and asset management corporate work with a significant international component

Requirements:

You will be a Funds PSL/Knowledge Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)You will be currently working within a City or International practice.Worked within a respectable funds practiceExperience working on the largest matters.Excellent drafting and communication skills.Actively engage in networking and development opportunities

Salary & Benefits:

You will receive a market-leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.The firm also promotes work-life balance with working from home days.

This is a standout position for a Funds PSL/Knowledge Lawyer to join this Top 20 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.

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