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 & Events Executive - London

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Apply now or please call Caroline Wolny, Resourcing Advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1483 791830

This role offers a fantastic range of work across both BD and Events. The individual will support the Marketing Events Manager and Business Development Manager in all aspects of the work of the marketing and business development department. This role will have responsibility for the preparation and co-ordination of all digital and in person events for each of the practice teams, working under the supervision of the Events Marketing Manager. In addition the person will provide support to the Business Development Manager in implementing BD strategies including; profile building, client retention, new client targeting, sector and international development. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Costs Lawyer - London

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Apply now or please call Caroline Wolny, Resourcing Advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1483 791830

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Costs Lawyer to join our friendly and dynamic costs team based in any of our office locations. The ideal candidate will have significant experience of all aspects of both inter parties costs and solicitor/client costs work. It would be preferable if the candidate is already a qualified Costs Lawyer with at least 4 years PQE and has some experience in handling both commercial and maritime matters. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Knowledge Lawyer, Family - London

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Apply now or please call Caroline Wolny, Resourcing Advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1483 791830

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Family law specialist as a Family Knowledge Lawyer. The role offers the opportunity to be part of a firm where knowledge management and client service are strategic priorities. The Family Knowledge Lawyer (supported by an experienced Family law senior knowledge paralegal) will work both with our specialist team of Family lawyers and the wider Knowledge team to support the implementation of the firm's knowledge strategy and its priorities. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Knowledge lawyer, Shipping, Best practice - London

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Apply now or please call Kirsten Hilliard, Resourcing advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7753 7709

This position will involve working closely with the marine, trade and energy team, and the wider knowledge management team, to develop innovative ways in which to better serve our clients. Shipping legal knowledge is needed, as is a solid understanding of the various IT platforms used to assist in litigation, case management and marketing. The role will suit a confident and enthusiastic mid or senior-level individual who is committed to providing the best and most efficient possible service to clients. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Assistant Accountant, finance - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Kirsten Hilliard, Resourcing advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7753 7709

In this diverse role, you will work with the UK based finance team and be a key contact, providing crucial day-to-day support, to four overseas offices (Madrid, Paris, Piraeus and Singapore). You will build positive working relationships with the firm’s international bookkeepers and advisors. The role of the Assistant Accountant will work closely with the International Management Accountant to ensure the monthly management accounts for the overseas offices are prepared accurately to tight reporting deadlines and will also be involved in UK accounting and reporting matters. Please see job description for further responsibilities and information on the role. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

HR advisor, HR - 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

This is a generalist HR advisor role. Working closely with the HR business partner, shared services and generalist team, you will support the fee earning private individual division and the central division. The role is client facing, and you will be responsible for providing effective and proactive advisory advice to both individuals and teams, as well as building pro-active and dynamic relationships with the business to ensure that a high standard of support is provided to your client groups. You will act as an employee champion, driving engagement and reflecting the firm’s culture and values. The role will operate on a firmwide team basis, and occasional travel between offices may be required. Home office location of role is flexible. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Financial systems analyst, Finance - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Kirsten Hilliard, Resourcing advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7753 7709

The financial systems analyst will work with the other members of the financial systems team to support and maintain BAU tasks/processes and deliver finance technology projects in-house. The role will include developing and implementing new, innovative, and efficient financial systems, and reporting for the firm. The main responsibilities of the position are devising new financial reporting methods to enable efficient and timely management reporting across the firm, and reporting from various sources including, but not limited to: Elite Enterprise/Elite 3E, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Power BI. Please see the job description for full summary of the role. The successful candidate will be IT literate with excellent knowledge of Excel and T-SQL/SQL Server Management Studio. Experience of working in a legal or other professional service environment is preferred. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Technical Support Engineer, IT - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Kirsten Hilliard, Resourcing advisor,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7753 7709

As a member of the technical support team, the technical engineer will primarily provide third support to all of our customers and assist with escalations from other support teams. Shift patterns will cover 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday. On-call cover is, on average, one week in five, and will consist of acting as a point of escalation for urgent support queries and ensuring critical services remain operational. The successful candidate will have a proactive attitude and an aptitude for working with applications/systems and infrastructure to undertake the correct analysis, prioritisation and diagnosis of issues, leading to swift resolution. They will deliver a high level of customer satisfaction. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Legal assistant, Marine, trade and energy - Paris

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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

The role will involve: telephone and physical reception of customers; organization and follow-up of the managing partner's agenda (including keeping and controlling deadlines); management of the assistantship of the managing partner (bilingual assistantship French / English) including legal assistantship. Entry of new contracts in the database; organization and follow-up of marketing, communication and business development actions carried out by the managing partner, in close collaboration with the competent department(s) of the London office; and administrative tasks related to the human resources of the Paris branch, in close collaboration with the human resources department (UK HR team) of the London office, including: the holding of absences and leave, the follow-up of training obligations, and the transmission of information and documents relating to recruitment and termination of contracts. | 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.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP