Pensions Lawyer NQ+

Location
England, London
Salary
£Magic Circle
Posted
23 Feb 2018
Closes
23 Mar 2018
Ref
66480
Contact
Marian Lloyd-Jones
Practice area
Pension law
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

THE FIRM

A prestigious and preeminent City law firm.

THE ROLE

Within the Pensions team which provides some of the most complex and innovative pensions advice to UK and International clients, handling all aspects of Pensions law affecting their business and transactions.

In line with the firm's multi-specialist approach, there will also be opportunities to undertake employment law work, particularly in the context of corporate transactions.

The work will involve:

Advising and amending schemes to reflect new law and practices

Advising on public and private M&A (acquisitions, disposals, IPOs, mergers, privatisations, reconstructions, demergers) where significant pension liabilities including pre Closing pension restructuring

Advising on restructuring and refinancing corporates with significant pension liabilities

Advising on pension scheme mergers

Structuring and implementing benefit change

Putting in place PPF contingent assets

Drafting bulk purchase annuity policies

Negotiating funding agreements

Attending trustee meetings

ABOUT YOU

A pensions lawyer NQ-5 PQE, your experience will preferably have been gained in a City or leading international firm.

You are likely to have experience of advising on the practical application of Pensions law (but the firm will also consider candidates with experience of other relevant practice areas)

With a strong academic background (2:1 or higher at degree level) and a demonstrable high level of intellectual rigour you will have first rate legal/commercial knowledge and analytical skills.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.