Pensions Partner



Our client is a top 100 national commercial law firm is looking to recruit an experienced pensions solicitor at senior associate / partner level.


The FIRM is a corporate / commercial practice that provides comprehensive legal and advisory services to hundreds of businesses including health and social care, housing and government


The Pensions TEAM handles contentious & non-contentious work.

They act for employers with occupational pension arrangements & other employee benefit schemes, many with substantial memberships, as well as for trustees, employee benefit consultants and their insurers.

The TEAM liaises with the corporate department so individuals with experience of advising on pensions issues arising on corporate transactions or corporate experience will be of interest.


To be successful YOU will:-

, Be at least 8PQE+.
, Have gained experience at a top City/named regional law firm or niche practice within the sector.
, Be comfortable dealing with a broad range of quality Pension matters including:-
- All aspects of pension provision for employers & trustees.

- Pensions angles to M&A, joint ventures, capital raising, restructuring, finance & insolvency.

- Occupational pension scheme documentation & design for employers, trustees & insurance companies.

- Scheme documentation, design & regulatory advice for insurance companies & other providers.

- Pension scheme disputes, Pension Ombudsman complaints & litigation.

- Strategic changes to pension provision including pension scheme mergers, restructuring pension arrangements & winding-up schemes.

- Funding issues.

- The use of contingent assets, including PPF guarantees.

- Public sector pension arrangements including admission agreements in relation to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) & alternative pension arrangements.
, Have additional experience of advising on pensions issues arising on corporate transactions or corporate experience.

, Have a positive and charismatic character with the ability to hit the ground running bringing significant added value to the role.

, Also have a range of potential to exploit and bring safely into the firm showing ability past and current to work the market, promote self and firm as well as developing your own practice.

This is an outstanding opportunity in a solid friendly and supportive FIRM and TEAM environment, where immediate partnership is on offer or clear route to partnership if you can show clear added value as well as a strong ability and desire to develop your practice and the growth of the Group.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence


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