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All our lawyers are given the opportunity to work in a culture that encourages excellent communication, teamwork and a sense of loyalty. At every level, you are expected to develop strong relationships with a range of clients.

Making a speculative application

We are always pleased to talk to exceptional candidates of all levels (including partners, solicitors and CILEx qualified lawyers) who share our values and could make a significant contribution to our business. If no relevant vacancies are shown but you are still interested in joining us, please submit a speculative application.

Apply now, attaching your CV. We will contact you when any suitable vacancies arise, 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 portal. Agencies should contact our recruitment team before submitting unsolicited applications. 


Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, commercial real estate - London

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

We are looking for an associate to join our successful real estate investors team which advises on all aspects of non-contentious landlord and tenant law; freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals (including portfolio transactions); development work (including forward funding deals); and a wide range of property matters for investors and occupiers alike. The successful candidate will have strong academics and completed excellent training in a well renowned practice. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, life sciences - LONDON/OXFORD

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

Our award-winning life sciences practice is looking to hire an associate with at least three years’ PQE to be based in either the London or Oxford office. The successful candidate will join a team providing comprehensive, business oriented advice, and bringing extensive legal, scientific and industry specific insights to its medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. He or she will act for SMEs, larger plcs and multi-national enterprises, providing the full range of legal, commercial and regulatory advice. Penningtons Manches takes an active role in organisations that support the life sciences industry, both on a local level, such as OBN, and internationally, and has strong links to life sciences specialists outside the UK. Excellent academics and experience in a well-regarded life sciences team are a must for this position which offers excellent training and career development in a supportive and collegiate environment. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, immigration - London

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

Our immigration team, which is ranked in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500, is looking to hire a full time paralegal to be based in the London office. The successful candidate will have previous immigration paralegal experience together with strong academic qualifications, a professional manner, and a commitment to effective service delivery. This role offers excellent training and high quality work. | No agencies please.

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Paralegal, private client (lon) - London

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

Our private client and tax team in London is looking to hire a paralegal to join this highly respected department dedicated to personal wealth management, UK and international tax planning and asset protection, advising family offices, family businesses and fiduciaries. Candidates should have completed a private client module as part of their LPC and will have good communication and organisational skills. The role offers excellent quality work in a collegiate and supportive environment. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior associate, private client - London

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

Our private client and tax team in London is looking to hire a senior associate (five to six years+ PQE). The successful candidate will join a highly respected team dedicated to private wealth advice, UK and international tax planning and asset protection, advising individuals, family offices, family businesses and fiduciaries. We are looking for candidates who have private client experience in domestic and international work in both trust and tax matters. Candidates should have good communication and organisational skills and be motivated to support a successful and growing team with an interesting and diverse client base. The role offers excellent quality work in a collegiate and supportive environment and candidates should be committed to developing their technical skills with the support of active mentoring from colleagues and the firm’s knowledge team as well as to assisting the development of more junior members of the team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, court of protection - Basingstoke

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

Our Court of Protection team is looking for a qualified solicitor (one to three years’ PQE) with experience in Court of Protection work to increase and strengthen our department. This role will include preparation of court applications, both financial and welfare deputyship orders and more complex wills and trusts, and preparation of personal injury trusts and trusts for minors for court approval. The role will also include supervision of paralegals within the team in applications to court and general management of the deputyship. The successful candidate will have completed part or all of their STEP examinations and have experience of creating and managing LPAs and OPG deputy standards as well as in the area of community care and welfare law. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Costs Lawyer, Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence - Basingstoke

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

Our personal injury, clinical negligence and travel law teams are looking to appoint a costs draftsman. This is a new role, and a great opportunity for the right candidate to help shape and improve the firm’s costs practice whilst achieving efficiencies and improving turnaround and recovery on costs. The position will form part of a central costs unit that is being developed within the firm. The successful candidate must have significant experience of all aspects of both inter parties costs and solicitor/client costs work in the personal injury and clinical negligence field. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Personal injury/Clinical negligence - Basingstoke

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

Our personal injury / clinical negligence team is looking for a paralegal to join them on a part-time (around one day per week) basis, in our Basingstoke office. This is a good opportunity to be a part of one of the leading specialist clinical negligence teams in the country. The role will include providing the team with in-house resource to manage medical records as key evidence and the opportunity to train other paralegals to assist with record sorting. Candidates will have a medical background and will be comfortable dealing with and understanding medical records. Good organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach with the ability to follow and create efficient processes are also required. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, social housing - Basingstoke

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

We are looking for a paralegal to join our social housing team in Basingstoke. The successful candidate will be part of a busy team which delivers a high quality legal service predominantly in respect of the sale of shared ownership and outright sales and after sales transactions on behalf of housing associations. The candidate will also have the opportunity to get involved in a varied blend of real estate work including supporting the portfolio team on large scale secured lending transactions. Responsible for undertaking fee-earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the department. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, corporate - Cambridge

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

We are looking for an NQ to four years’ PQE associate who trained with and is now working at either a City firm or a major regional practice to join our corporate team in Cambridge. Candidates should have strong academics and exposure to a broad range of corporate transactional work. The ideal candidate will also have some experience of or interest in venture capital work, including the drafting of investment agreements and ‘VC style’ articles of association. The team is involved in a good mix of corporate work, primarily in the technology sector, weighted equally between M&A transactional work and venture capital fundraising, and acts both for investee companies and institutional investors in London and across the South. Excellent support and progression opportunities are on offer with this role. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, commercial dispute resolution - Guildford

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

We are looking for an associate with at least one to three years’ PQE to join our commercial dispute resolution team. The successful candidate will focus on a broad range of litigation and insolvency matters to include contractual claims and enforcement and personal and corporate insolvency (pre-petition and pre-insolvency events, injunction threats and advisory work). This role, which is based in our Guildford, Reading or Oxford office, would suit an associate looking for superb quality work and an unparalleled opportunity for career progression. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, clinical negligence/personal injury - Guildford

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

The clinical negligence / personal injury team in Guildford is seeking a full time paralegal with case handling experience in a well-regarded personal injury department to join them on a long term basis. The role will be supporting fee earners in managing administrative tasks as well as case handling to include multi track cases. The candidate must have excellent communication and organisational skills and be comfortable working under pressure. IT literacy and the ability to accurately minute meetings will also be an advantage. Excellent client management skills are sought. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop and their attitude and aptitude will influence the level of responsibility they are given. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, corporate - Oxford

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Apply now or please call Gemma Johnson, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

Our top rated Oxford corporate team is looking to hire an associate with up to two years’ post-qualification experience. The role will involve working with clients ranging from a number of the UK’s most established international companies through to businesses engaging with some of the newest technologies in a team with a presence that stretches from the Golden Triangle of Cambridge, London and Oxford to the Golden Gate. We offer good quality, challenging legal work both in M&A and venture capital, guided by lawyers regarded as leaders in their field, thus providing excellent foundations for your future career. Our diverse and progressive department has a culture of inclusion, encouragement and support. Successful development of our colleagues is fundamental to us at all stages - three of our Oxford corporate associates were recently promoted to senior associate while two senior associates have become partners in the last three years. We can offer the same opportunities to the successful candidate. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, commercial dispute resolution - 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 commercial dispute resolution team is looking for a paralegal to join them in the Oxford office. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic qualifications, a professional manner, a commitment to high quality service delivery and a keen interest in CDR law. Previous CDR experience is desirable but not essential, together with good organisational skills, confidence and the ability to support a number of different lawyers. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking for high quality work in a supportive and collegiate team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, real estate - Oxford

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if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)20 7457 3141

Our real estate team is looking to recruit a paralegal to join the busy post-completions team in Oxford. The role provides exposure to high quality work and offers responsibility, direct client contact and training in a supportive environment. The team deals with all aspects of SDLT and land registration, including providing advice to assist with deal structuring, so the successful candidate will be expected to become an expert on SDLT. They should have strong academics, excellent organisational skills, be self-motivated, hard-working and ready for a challenge. While previous experience is preferred, it is not essential. This role is a good opportunity for the right person to progress within the firm. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior paralegal, commercial dispute resolution - Oxford

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

Our commercial dispute resolution team is looking for a paralegal to join them in the Oxford office. The successful candidate will ideally have recoveries experience and be able to service County Court litigation, spanning the court procedures from issuing of a claim to enforcement of judgments. Previous paralegal experience is required as a minimum together with good organisational skills, confidence and the ability to support a number of different lawyers. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking for high quality work in a supportive and collegiate team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Court of Protection/Employment - Reading

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

Our Court of Protection practice is a growing team based in Basingstoke. It acts for vulnerable individuals and is responsible for the management of their care teams through a court appointed deputy. This role will support the Court of Protection team and work from our Basingstoke office one day per week but will be based in Reading and supervised by our employment team. The paralegal will be the main point of contact for HR issues and have responsibility for ensuring that all details and information relating to care staff employed by our Court of Protection team’s clients is accurate and up to date. | No agencies please.

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