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.
We are currently looking to recruit a Newly Qualified – 6yrs+ PQE Pensions Lawyer to join the Manchester pensions team.
The Pinsent Masons LLP pensions team is one of the strongest and most established pensions teams in the UK. Working across our offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow we have over 60 highly trained lawyers, paralegals and pension scheme consultants.
Legal directories such as Legal 500 and Chambers consistently rate us as a leading pensions firm. With eighteen partners and no fewer than thirteen "leaders in the field" of pensions, no-one has more expertise available than we do.
Among our clients are pension fund trustees, public authorities, master trusts and other pension providers, pension consultants and administrators, insurers and other financial institutions and large global corporations.
Our practice covers both non contentious and contentious work and includes one of the UK’s leading pensions litigation teams. We have one of the UK’s leading pensions de-risking teams, advising both trustees and insurers on annuity and longevity transactions. We often work closely with colleagues in our restructuring, corporate and funds teams.
Our Manchester pension team has 5 partners and is the strongest team in the region.
The Candidate Required
The ideal candidate will have gained experience in the pensions department of a City firm or 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, be commercially aware and capable of building close relationships with our clients. They should also be enthusiastic about business development and networking.
The ideal candidate would be experienced in a broad range of non-contentious pensions work, including advising trustees and employers, drafting scheme rules and other documents, de-risking transactions and corporate transactions.
Should you require further details, please contact our in house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Johenn Choi who can discuss the role and requirements.
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.