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Lawyer

Location: London, England Salary: £48000 - £52500 per annum
Sector: Corporate & Professional Services, Financial Services Type: Permanent
Contact: Steve Barham Job Published: 17 days ago

In-house Pensions Lawyer, This role is 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave and is likely to start end of July 2018. The organisation supports speedy and effective resolutions around pension disputes they provide free advisory, mediation and ligation support to the public. You will be working with a small in-house team of four lawyers reporting into the Head of Legal Support.

About you

  • Educated to degree level
  • A qualified solicitor with at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience and exposure to at least one of the following areas: pensions, litigation, disputes resolution, F or public law
  • Ability to draft and edit documents to a high standard
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

About the role

  • Investigate, advise on or settle complex (particularly legally complex) cases
  • Act as a sounding board for colleagues and assist colleagues to identify, monitor and mitigate risks
  • Support the organisation in following through any legal consequences of determinations which are appealed, including handling any litigation
  • Advise on matters of policy affecting the organisation, its processes and procedures
  • Liaise with external stakeholders to support the organisation
  • Give presentations on behalf of the organisation
  • Provide support and advice to colleagues in the organisation on legal and procedural issues which may arise on matters under investigation

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential to extend.

This role comes with great employee benefits! Great pension, 36 hour working week, flexibility around working hours and the option to work from home for one to two days per week.

If you are a qualified solicitor and have experience in Pensions Law, Financial Services Regulation or possess a good level of Litigation experience and you could be available for a fixed term contract please don't hesitate to get in touch to find out more about this role.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy

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