Professional Support Lawyer (PSL)

England, Surrey, Guildford
£70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent benefits
25 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Jason Connolly
Full time
Contract type

Ranked highly in the Top 200, this practice is one of the largest commercial practices Nationally outside of London. If you are seeking City quality work on the doorstep of Surrey, with more in the way of prospects in a forward-thinking practice, then read on.

This top tier practice deal with both work nationally and have an ever-growing International presence. They are multi award-winning and have an excellent reputation, often setting trends across the industry. They are a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking team. Due to the fact, they only have one office, they are better managed, with resources more readily available. They invest heavily in their team with prospects for progression being in abundance. They attract a high number of Top City-based candidates; culturally they have a very different feel with more in the way of work-life balance than their City counterparts.

The firm places enjoyment as a primary driver in the working day - and a key "reason to be here" for their staff. It's a philosophy that comes from the top and cascades through the organisation. It is upheld through a combination of factors: delivering quality in everything they do; securing stimulating, challenging work that stretches and rewards; employing truly distinctive, diverse people who willingly engage, collaborate and support; committing to continuous development for everyone; and providing a sustaining environment in which people can learn and grow.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) into their flourishing, Guildford, Surrey office.

The firm recognise that the spread of work in the department is quite diverse and that not many lawyers will have solid experience across the whole range of their practice. They consider that it is a priority for this PSL to have experience in restructuring and insolvency with a familiarity with banking documentation.

This PSL will provide support to the group and assist lawyers in the firm with day to day queries. Other responsibilities will include: drafting and maintaining standard precedents and practice notes; assisting with the delivery of training; assisting with marketing materials such as press releases and social media; maintaining know-how and other material on the firm's intranet; and liaising with other PSLs in the firm to ensure consistency of advice and materials throughout the practice. The essential functions of the role will include; Know-how, Drafting standard form precedents and practice notes, Research, Marketing and business development, Market awareness, Training and ad hoc projects.

This role comes with excellent prospects for career progression and development.


  • Recent experience as a finance, restructuring and insolvency lawyer with a minimum of 5 years PQE or as a professional support lawyer in a City law firm.
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • You should have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) to join this highly ranked practice in their Guildford, Surrey office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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