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Pensions Associate Solicitor

£70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent benefits

Are you an ambitious Pensions lawyer seeking the finest work at an outstanding Top 50 firm with unrivalled career development opportunities?

Move to one of the most historic and vibrant cities in Europe to join this impressive firm as an Associate (2 PQE) in their modern Edinburgh office.

This firm has been recognised as one of the leading employers in the country: offering excellent benefits, award-winning culture and the highest quality of work, as well as an excellent work-life balance.

The Firm

A truly standout company in the UK legal landscape, this firm achieves the rare balance of performing the highest quality of work with the best clients, whilst retaining an excellent working culture and work-life balance for its staff.

This innovative Top 50 and multi-award-winning firm has expanded rapidly across the UK in recent years. In part, this is due to their focus and ability to produce results for their prestigious client base. However, it is also due to the significant focus that the management place on hiring the best legal talent, and ensuring staff flourish.

Rarely in firms operating at this level does a culture of approachability and supportiveness permeate from top to bottom. Collaboration is at the heart of the working model, and Partners willingly give up their time to train and mentor more junior team members.

Many of the lawyers have received individual recognition for their expertise, including from the Hot 100 and the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. It is a hotbed for rising stars and the ongoing professional development is a major selling point and one reason why staff stay at the business for such long durations.

Clients range from high net-worth individuals to some of the largest multinational companies operating globally. Staff are exposed to the highest quality work across a range of jurisdictions and are supported to provide an industry-leading service by some of the most highly regarded legal minds in the UK.

If you are an ambitious and motivated professional, who is seeking to work for one of the pre-eminent law firms in the country, this is a truly unparalleled opportunity. You will be able to develop a depth of expertise which could see you ascend to the top of the legal profession in your chosen practice area.

The Role

Working with this Legal 500 Tier 1 ranked Pensions team, you will gain exposure to exciting and innovative work with some of the most high-profile pension clients in the UK.

As a key member of the team, you will gain exposure to the full range of pension work, including public sector and private pensions, automatic enrollment, regulation and tax and pension disputes to name a few.

With renowned colleagues, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and client relation skills while helping to cement the company's reputation as a leader in the pension market.

The successful candidate will be in an enviable position to develop market-leading expertise in pensions law and take a significant and exciting step forward in their career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an ambitious individual with a minimum of 2 years PQE in pension law
  • Ability to manage complex and varied workload efficiently to the highest standard
  • Excellent verbal/written communicator with first-rate interpersonal skills
  • Has a proactive, innovative and value-adding mindset

What's on offer

  • Working for a Top 50 firm with an award-winning culture
  • An opportunity to develop a revered reputation in the pension sector
  • A flexible working culture focused on allowing you to work in a way best suiting your needs
  • Exposure to top-tier clients and high-quality/high-value work
  • First-rate career development opportunities
  • Excellent salary
  • Excellent benefits package and well-being considerations

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.