Pensions Lawyer (2654)

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Pensions Lawyer

Location: Bristol

About the firm

We’re partnering with this international UK Top 50 firm to recruit a Lawyer to work within their highly regarded Pensions Practice, one of the largest in the UK with a national client base and reputation to match. The team have a new opportunity for an experienced Lawyer to strengthen their national offering. Ideally, you'll be based within travelling distance of the Bristol office and be enthusiastic about joining a highly motivated and supportive team with a wealth of relevant experience.

About the role

The team provide a full pensions law service advising trustees, providers, and sponsoring employers of UK pension schemes. Working with some of the UK's largest companies and schemes across a range of sectors, as well as public service and voluntary organisations, their work encompasses the full range of legal advice in relation to UK pension schemes from day-to-day benefit queries and member complaints to large scale restructuring and liability management projects. 

You'll contribute to the growth and success of the business by helping to develop the reputation and brand of the firm and by taking a proactive role in building and maintaining client relationships. Our client expects you to play an important role in helping us to further develop our market share, running transactions in their entirety from the outset. If it's managing people that interests you there will be the opportunity to do this.

About you

You'll need to be a technically proficient pensions lawyer with 5 PQE+ experience and a desire to further develop your skills and expertise within a busy and collaborative team.  You don't necessarily need to have a large practice background but good quality experience and exceptional client facing skills are important.

To be successful in this role you'll need as a minimum:

  • Experience gained from having trained and worked in an established pensions law team.
  • Demonstrable experience of drafting essential documentation relating to UK pension schemes.
  • Ability to provide guidance and strategic advice on all types of UK pension scheme.

Employee Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays and time off at Xmas
  • Holiday buy & sell
  • Wellbeing day
  • Firm-wide bonus scheme
  • CSR volunteering scheme
  • Maternity and paternity leave & pay
  • Shared parental leave & pay
  • Flexible/hybrid working
  • 5% contributory pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental and cash health plans
  • Eye care
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives including menopause support
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Recognition awards
  • Long service awards
  • Savings club
  • Elder/dependent care
  • Flu jabs
  • Digital GP
  • Gym membership
  • Cycle scheme
  • Free fruit in offices
  • Subsidised sports and events
  • Travel loans and season tickets

If you would like to find out more information or have an informal chat, please contact Charlotte Ferguson, Recruitment Manager on 01392 712003 or via email at