Business support opportunities

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Business Support Oppotunities

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Our business support teams – including business development, finance, HR, IT and knowledge professionals – are a highly valued part of the firm. We provide training for all our people, regardless of previous experience.

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If you would like to register your interest in any future vacancies we may have, apply now, attaching your CV. We will contact you when anything suitable arises, keeping your CV on file for six months.

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We are committed to sourcing candidates directly where possible. For particular roles, we may work with preferred suppliers who will be invited by our resourcing team to support us. We may also agree to accept CVs from other suppliers on an ad hoc basis (to be agreed in writing). We will not be responsible for fees in relation to CVs or profiles submitted directly to our partners or other employees or for any applications not submitted via our portalAgencies should contact our recruitment team before submitting unsolicited applications. 


Lawyer Opportunity

Communications executive - London

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our busy marketing and communications team is looking for a communications executive to join them in our London office. This is a busy and varied role providing marketing and communications support to our award winning legal teams across our UK and overseas offices. Assisting two busy communications managers, the successful candidate will have responsibility for editing and proofing wide ranging written content across all our marketing channels, so excellent writing skills and editorial experience really are a must. We are also looking for a team member with a flair for design who enjoys working with desktop publishing packages. The communications executive will also have a good understanding of social media channels and be keen to develop video and webinar skills as we look to produce more of this content in-house. The successful candidate will be someone with previous communications experience, ideally in a professional services environment. We would consider part-time applicants for this position. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

HR advisor, Human Resources - London

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our HR team is looking for an HR advisor to join our London office, acting within an employee champion role. The HR advisor will provide an effective and proactive HR advisory service to both individuals and teams which is flexible enough to reflect commercial realities, but is within a clear framework underpinned by firm culture, practices, policies and law. The successful candidate will manage day-to-day operational duties and administration, and will be supported by the team’s HR assistant. They will be as a minimum CIPD part qualified, and will have experience of working at HR advisor/officer level, preferably in a professional services environment. A good knowledge and understanding of employment law and best practice are required, together with strong IT skills with experience of HR databases and Excel. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Tax accountant, finance - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our finance team in Basingstoke is looking to hire a tax accountant to be responsible for partnership tax matters, including tax returns for partners, partnership tax returns and corporate tax returns for the subsidiary entities. The successful candidate will be ACA / ACCA qualified, ideally with ATII, and should be IT literate with strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Technical support engineer, IT - Basingstoke

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our IT team in Basingstoke is looking for a technical engineer to primarily provide third and second line support to all of its customers, as well as overflow and out of hours first line support. Shift patterns will cover 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays 10am to 4pm. The successful candidate will have a proactive attitude and an aptitude for working with applications/systems and infrastructure in order to undertake the correct analysis, prioritisation and diagnosis of issues, leading to swift resolution. They will have at least two years' experience working in an IT team delivering and maintaining infrastructure solutions. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Junior Communications Executive (Internal Comms) - Guildford

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our busy marketing and communications team is looking for a junior communications executive to join them in the Guildford office. This is a hands on role supporting the head of internal communications and head of marketing in shaping and delivering strategic and operational management communications across our network of UK and overseas offices. Our ideal candidate will be a graduate with a creative flair, a great way with words and a passion for delivering engaging group communications and events. We are keen to produce more videos and webinars in house, so a keen interest in developing skills in this area is desirable. Working with internal teams to promote new initiatives, there will also be occasions when our internal communications executive will draft press releases and social media posts for external audiences. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Business development manager - Oxford

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Apply now or please call Becky Jeans, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3210

Our business development team is looking for a business development manager to join them in our Oxford office. This role provides business development support to selected industry sector and practice groups as well as the Thames Valley area offices of Oxford, Reading and Basingstoke. The post-holder will work with the BD director, marketing colleagues and individual partners and teams providing direction on how best to execute the BD elements of groups' strategic plans. The successful candidate will have previous experience as a lead in broad-ranging marketing roles in service-orientated organisations (ideally professional services). | No agencies please.

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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