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Pensions Senior Associate

£110000.00 - £120000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This Global Top 10 firm works on behalf of the most prestigious clients and institutions in the world and they are looking to expand their Pensions team.

An opportunity has arisen for a Pensions Senior Associate, 4-8 years' PQE, to advance their career at one of the most prestigious and innovative firms in their Tier 1 practice in the City of London.

The Firm

This Top 20 International Law firm has a major international presence with offices in a wide reach of countries, with particular strength in European, Asian and Middle Eastern markets, meaning you can expect to gain multi-jurisdictional experience.

The driving force behind this firm is quality, this has led to an abundance of Tier 1 rankings across the legal directories, including the Legal 500 and Chambers. Resulting in this firm acting for some of the largest multinational clients in the world, including FTSE 100 companies, international PLCs, and Fortune 100 companies.

They are seen as a key advisor in their core sectors, the firm benefits from long-standing client relationships. They act for some of the world's largest corporations and have panel membership on a range of major banks and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to the most complex and high-profile legal problems.

The firm is known for nurturing and developing its Lawyers. You will have a structured and transparent progression path, and the senior partnership continues to make significant investments in training, infrastructure and resources. This allows for exceptional development with the opportunity to take your career in the direction of your choice.

The Role

  • The pensions team advises the full range of stakeholders including employers, insurers, trustees, government bodies, intermediaries and bidders and sellers on all aspects of pension law. Operating under the great arm of the Employment, Pensions, and Labour group under a 'one team' approach gives you access to their range of globally-recognised clients.
  • You will work on a plethora of matters related to Pensions and pension investments including public sector pensions, investment, insurance, international, employee benefits, master trusts and pensions litigation.
  • Their team believes in helping make pensions law and policy, not just waiting for things to change. They are often at the forefront of cutting-edge developments in the pensions industry, working with influential industry bodies like the CBI, the PLSA, Pensions Europe and the Hundred Group.
  • Recently the team won the "Twenty Years of Excellence" award from the FT Pension and Investment Provider Awards, was highly commended in the "Pensions Law Firm of the Year" award category and won the European Pension Lawyers of the year 2020. This recognises the consistent long-term presence of the team as go to pensions advisors.


  • You will be a Pensions Solicitor with 4-8 years PQE, with excellent technical knowledge.
  • The team operates with a client focus and responsive to clients is essential.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a large team environment is desired.
  • The firm looks for strong analytical skills and enthusiasm for the practice area.

What's on offer?

  • You will receive excellent salary and benefits, in line with a leading international law firm.
  • The ability to develop and grow within the firm, through their extensive training and support, whilst working under a meritocratic system of development.

This is an opportunity to work in one of the world's leading Pensions teams for a Solicitor with 4-8 years' PQE in this Top 10 firm's City of London office.

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