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Pensions Professional Support Lawyer

  • Locations

    Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary

    £80000 - £92000 per annum
  • Sector

    Finance, Procurement & Legal, Legal Professional
  • Type

    Permanent

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a UK Regulatory Body in their search for a permanent Pensions Professional Support Lawyer to oversee and coordinate the sharing of legal knowledge, learning and development to ensure the efficient functioning of the legal team in delivering high-quality legal advice.

They will utilise and maintain the existing knowhow databases, and contribute to the pool of legal knowledge by providing legal and risk mitigation advice on issues relevant to the organisation’s function. You will evaluate the organisations knowhow initiates, products, and strategies (and identify and implement opportunities for improvement).

The successful post-holder will be a Qualified Lawyer (5+ years PQE), with experience running a knowhow function alongside specialist knowledge and recent experience of Pension Law. You will have strong experience providing consistent, clear, audience-tailored risk-based advice to a range of stakeholders.

Alongside the annual salary, you will be remunerated with a range of excellent benefits such as:

  • Employer Pensions Contribution of 26-30%
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Flexible Time (up to 2 days per month)
  • Pro-Rata Office Attendance depending on Part-time/Compressed Hours, Annual Leave and Sickness

Job Title: Pensions Professional Support Lawyer

Location: Hybrid (Brighton Office 6 days per month)

Annual Salary: £80,000 – £92,000

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, Part-time or Compressed Hours

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and coordinate the sharing of legal knowledge, learning and development in a co-ordinated manner to support the provision of well-informed, consistent legal advice by the legal team.
  • Utilise various media and products (for example, a training schedule and maintaining the knowhow databases, including contributing content to those databases) in order to achieve the above
  • Contribute to this pool of legal knowledge by providing robust legal and risk mitigation advice to the Legal team on issues relevant to the organisation’s functions.
  • Working with members of the team to produce and agree house views and deliver training on issues.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of the legal team’s knowhow initiatives, products and strategies as well as identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Work alongside the legal team and the Legal Knowhow Associate.
  • Support the legal management team.
  • Work alongside other colleagues across the organisation to identify efficiencies, to ensure the effective sharing of relevant know-how and to work with the legal management team, other members of the legal team and clients to help identify areas where legal advice is needed.

Person Specification

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister, with a current practicing certificate in England and Wales.
  • Extensive experience working in a Professional Support Lawyer role.
  • Comprehensive experience providing consistent, clear, audience-tailored risk-based advice.
  • Comprehensive post-qualification experience of providing pensions advice to employers, investors, lenders and/or trustees as well as substantial technical pensions knowledge.
  • High awareness of the pensions and regulatory environment (including public law issues) and its strategic trends and issues.
  • Demonstrable ability to authoritatively present an organisation’s views both internally and externally.
  • Highly organised, creative, resilient and self-motivated and able to prioritise a full portfolio of work and competing deadlines.

Please contact to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity for a Pensions Professional Support Lawyer.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual’s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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