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Pensions - Paralegal - London

Employer
CMS
Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
26 Jan 2023

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Employment & Pensions
Experience Level
Admin
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Our Finance practice group is recruiting a Paralegal to provide support to our award-winning Pensions team.


About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role

Our award-winning pensions team is experienced in advising trustees and employers on all aspects of defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes. We also have considerable experience advising on group pensions, insurance products (including buy-in and buy-out arrangements), longevity products and other structures.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Document reviewing, checking and collating
Assisting with file opening procedures
Undertaking legal research
Drafting deeds of appointment & removal as well as deeds of amendment and collating execution copies
Drafting letters to clients
Proof reading
Providing support to a wide range of marketing initiatives
Involvement with the billing process including writing bill narratives
Provide administrative support to our internal Know How portal
Other administrative support as required

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will have an interest/knowledge in pensions law. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and must be used to dealing with a large workload. You will have a strong academic background including a degree in law and the LPC.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic and interested in developing your knowledge and skills. This role would suit someone who has good communication and strong team working skills. With a flexible attitude and approach to work, you are able to effectively organise and prioritise whilst supporting multiple teams. At times you will be working to tight deadlines and will be required to maintain high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. To be successfull in this role, you will take responsibility for proactively managing a significant and varied volume of work to defined timescales.

Previous legal experience is beneficial but not essential.


Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the pages on our website.


Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our page on our website.


Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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