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Pensions Lawyer

BBBH27014
£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 law
  • Willingness to share knowledge with those more junior, and engage with colleagues in terms of an overall strategy for the department
  • Commerciality and interpersonal acumen when engaging with clients, in order to exceed expectation and aid in expansion
  • Confidence 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 City
  • 25 days leave, 31 days following service
  • Private Pension
  • Private 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