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Associate - Pension Law

£95000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

Ranked among the Top 50 law firms in the UK, this successful practice is seeking an Associate to join its highly regarded Pensions team in the City of London.

Ranked Tier 2 in the Legal 500, few law firms can compete with the quality of work undertaken within this renowned team. Working on some of the largest deals in the UK and Europe, this is a particularly exciting opportunity for those seeking to springboard their career.

The Firm

This global law firm has a clear idea of how they want to work, which is driven by tech innovation and geographical cohesion in order to deliver client wins.

The firm offers client and office secondment opportunities, taking advantage of its strong presence in places like Asia, the Middle East and mainland Europe.

The unique offerings of this firm are the quality of training, the complexity of work and partner approachability. There's not a stuffy corporate culture and they want to maintain a friendly and down-to-earth working environment for their lawyers.

The business has been swift to adapt to the "new normal" and offers flexible and hybrid working to all of its lawyers.

The role:

This Top 20 UK law firm seeks a Pensions Solicitor 1-3 years PQE to join its Tier 2 ranked team in the City of London.

Joining a pioneering pensions team, you will gain access to broad variety of work, providing direct advice to clients; undertaking pensions mergers, drafting scheme documentations and working on investment issues.

Other work includes TUPE issues, advising of legislative changes and mattes relating to scheme changes or wind-ups. The team is flexible, providing the option to maintain a broad personal practice, or the opportunity to specialise in certain areas of pension law.

With a full spectrum of work on offers, and receiving insight on from Legal 500 leading lawyers, this is an ideal position for junior lawyer to progress their career.

Associates are well invested in. You will receive outstanding training and will be included in business development initiatives - gaining the skills to develop your own personal practice.

Several "sub-teams" sit within the department, offering access to interesting work such as SPVs and funding solutions, public sector pensions work and matters relating to trustee governance.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious solicitor seeking to accelerate their career in one of the UK's top Pension teams.


  • You will be a England & Wales qualified Solicitor 1-3 years PQE
  • Experienced in pensions law with a desire for client contact
  • Have a proven track record of supporting partners and senior associates


  • Highly lucrative salary & benefits package
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work
  • Work alongside Chambers and Legal 500 recognised lawyers
  • Hybrid and flexible working options

A unique opportunity for a Pensions Associate 1-3 years PQE to join this Tier 2 ranked team operating in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.