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.

Making a speculative application

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.

Agencies

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

Business development manager - 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 business development team is looking for a business development manager to join them - the location of the role is flexible, but ideally would be London based. This position provides business development support to selected industry sector and practice groups. These are likely to be corporate, commercial, IP/IT and the technology sector. 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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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

Data administrator, Court of Protection - 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 Court of Protection team is looking for a data administrator to join them in our Basingstoke office. The role will involve, but is not limited to, managing annual review dates and associated actions for all deputyship and trust clients, maintaining and updating central records of all insurance policies, maintaining and updating the CASPAR data system and overseeing team file management. The successful candidate will have data administration experience in a professional services environment and preferably within a law firm. | 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

HR business support apprentice, Human Resources - Guildford

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Apply now or please call Helen Lewis, Graduate recruitment manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407195

Our HR team has an excellent apprenticeship opportunity for an aspiring professional to start a career in HR, working across our both our HR Operations and Recruitment teams. Being an apprentice means you can ‘earn while you learn’ and you will be supported whilst working towards your Level 3 Business Administration qualification with us. Candidates should be well organised, with good attention to detail and have a methodical approach to their work whilst being a team player with a conscientious and proactive attitude. To apply, and view full details, please follow this link: https://www.avadolearning.com/apprenticeships/detail/hr-apprentice-5/

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Lawyer Opportunity

Reward and benefits assistant, HR - 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 HR team are looking for a Reward and Benefits Assistant to provide support to our Reward and Benefits Manager, on a part-time basis (21 hours per week, and there is flexibility on how these hours are split) in our Guildford office. The Assistant will be helping to manage day to day operational Reward and Benefits administration, and delivery of the Firm’s wellbeing strategy. The successful candidate will be a team player with good organisational and IT skills, particularly Excel. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an interest in rewards and benefits and employee wellbeing, and a desire to deliver rewards and benefits projects. The successful candidate will have an ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. | 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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