Pensions Associate

Pensions Associate

Pinsent Masons
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We are currently recruiting a Pensions Associate with 3-5 years' post qualification experience to join our Pensions team. We are open to candidates being based at our London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh or Glasgow office. 

The Team

The Pinsent Masons LLP pensions team is one of the strongest pensions teams in the UK.  Working across our offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow we have around 90 highly trained lawyers, paralegals and pensions consultants, all dedicated to providing clear, practical, cost-effective advice for our clients.

Legal directories such as Legal 500 and Chambers consistently rate us as a top tier practice across all the locations in which we operate, with many of our team also being individually ranked or named. Our clients include, trustees, large global corporations, public authorities, pension providers and other financial institutions and we work across the market, advising on the full range of non-contentious and contentious issues. For example, we count many of the largest occupational schemes as our clients, whilst also advising more master trusts than any other pensions team.    


Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 – Legal Business" for the second time and won ‘Europe’s Most Innovative Law at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards Europe 2020.  Pinsent Masons was also named Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer and is ranked No 4 on the UK Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2020 and named Stonewall’s Top Global Employers 2020.

The Candidate Required

The ideal candidate will have gained non-contentious experience in the pensions department of a London firm or a large regional practice. 

Candidates need to be technically excellent with strong academics. Equally important, they should be able to explain difficult things in simple terms and be commercially aware. They should also be enthusiastic about business development, with proven experience of face to face client development and networking.


Should you require further details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Anwen John who can discuss the role and requirements.


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At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

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