A prestigious international law firm is seeking a motivated and talented Newly Qualified Pensions Solicitor to join its thriving team in Manchester. Our client is a leading provider of legal services, which prides itself on delivering exceptional client-focused solutions and is looking for an individual who shares its commitment to excellence.
As a Newly Qualified Pensions Solicitor, you will have the opportunity to work within a highly regarded Pensions team, comprising of experienced lawyers and industry specialists. You will play a vital role in providing comprehensive legal advice and support to a diverse range of clients, including employers, trustees, and pension scheme service providers.
- Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice on a wide range of pension-related matters, including scheme establishment, amendments, closures, and winding-up
- Compliance and Regulation: Stay abreast of the latest pension legislation, regulations, and industry developments, ensuring that clients remain compliant and well-informed. Advise clients on the impact of regulatory changes and assist with implementing necessary measures
- Documentation and Contractual Support: Prepare, review, and negotiate pension scheme documentation, including scheme rules, trust deeds, and member communications. Provide support in drafting and reviewing contracts, agreements, and other legal documents relating to pension schemes
- Transactional Support: Collaborate with colleagues across different practice areas to provide legal support on pension-related aspects of corporate transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings
- Dispute Resolution: Assist with resolving pension-related disputes, including negotiations, alternative dispute resolution methods, and court proceedings when required
- Client Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, attending meetings, providing regular updates, and ensuring excellent client service delivery
- Professional Development: Stay up to date with legal developments, industry trends, and best practices through continuous professional development. Engage in internal knowledge-sharing initiatives and actively contribute to the growth and success of the Pensions team
Qualifications and Skills:
- Soon to be Newly qualified solicitor admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales
- Strong academic background, with a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree in Law (or equivalent)
- Completion of a recognised Legal Practice Course (LPC)
- Prior experience or a keen interest in pensions law during training contract or through additional relevant experience
- Excellent analytical, research, and drafting skills
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle complex legal matters
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues at all levels
- A proactive and commercial approach to problem-solving
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work effectively under pressure
- A genuine interest in developing a successful career within the field of pensions law
If you are interested in this Newly Qualified Pensions Solicitor opportunity, apply online with your updated CV or contact George Beard at G2 Legal for further information today!
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact George Beard at G2 Legal on 0161 207 2000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.
PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.