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Pensions Associate (Lawyer)

Employer
Burges Salmon
Location
Bristol, Edinburgh or London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Aug 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Employment & Pensions
Experience Level
5+ yrs PQE
Role Classification
Lawyer

Job Details

Associate

Looking for an opportunity to cast your net even wider?

We bring new ideas and perspectives to everything we do, without ever compromising the quality of our work. Join us and you'll be surrounded by high quality work and specialist expertise every day, as you make an impact on a national and international scale.

The Team

Our team is one of the largest Pensions team in the UK. With a national client base comprising of more than 750 trustee and employer clients, across the public and private sectors, we help trustees with defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid schemes.

We regularly provide tailored training for trustees and in 2021 launched our Pensions Schemes Act Triage Tool, to support employers and trustees with navigating the Pensions Regulator's powers.

Key clients include:

AT&T, Babcock, Chanel, Great Lakes, Hampshire County Council, Honda, National Trust, Panasonic, Silentnight, University of Oxford and Western Power Distribution.

What others say…

“[They are] a large team with real strength in depth. Technical pensions know-how, industry specific knowledge and across the board expertise means that they are able to offer an excellent service in relation to schemes of any size.”

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Firm of the Year to Work for 2023'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

Responsibilities

  • Building the Culture: Provide exceptional service and engage in cultural initiatives that enhance our workplace at Burges Salmon.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve personal goals, align efforts with firm objectives, and manage matters effectively.
  • Growing our People: Support team development, become an expert in your area, and seek opportunities for skill expansion.
  • Developing our Business: Understand client needs, lead CRM efforts, network, and collaborate for business growth.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on pensions related transactions, advice and contentious matters
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer

Benefits

Click here for a full overview of our brilliant reward package and find out more about the benefits of a legal career with Burges Salmon, here.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Abbie Jackson - 0117 307 6776 for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to blaze a trail with industry leaders? Make a leap. Make a splash…

Company

Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 117 939 2000
Location
One Glass Wharf
Bristol
BS2 0ZX
United Kingdom

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