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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, life sciences - LONDON/OXFORD

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

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

Banking and finance associate, Trade finance - London

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

An opportunity has arisen for an associate who is at least two years qualified to join our growing banking and finance team, which supports the firm’s trade finance, commodities and litigation department. For this primarily non-contentious role, the candidate should have experience in trade finance, letters of credit, receivables financing and an understanding of regulatory capital as well as how insurance and non-payment insurance is used. They should also have knowledge of the following: bilateral and syndicated secured and unsecured lending; banking regulation and compliance; money laundering regulations and sanctions work; warehousing; political and credit risk; electronic shipping and trade documentation; borrowing base and reverse based lending structures; export credit arrangements; pre-payment and limited recourse financing; transfer of receivables and forfaiting; silent payment guarantees and independent payment undertakings; and oils, gas, metals and soft commodities. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Case manager/associate, employment - London

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

We are looking to recruit a knowledgeable and conscientious case manager or associate to provide advice on a broad range of regulatory, employment, civil and public law matters on behalf of the Police Federation of England and Wales. The role will involve assisting on ill-health, retirement and injury pension matters, representing those with psychiatric injuries, including post-traumatic stress disorder, and dealing with Police Medical Appeal Boards and judicial reviews. The successful candidate will be a chartered legal executive (CILEX), a solicitor or equivalent. Some relevant experience in ill-health retirement benefits is required but individuals with a background in employment, pensions or personal injury case handling will also be considered. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Commercial dispute resolution/marine, trade and energy (fixed term contract) - London

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

We are looking for a paralegal to work with both our commercial dispute resolution and marine, trade and energy teams for a six month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will have previous paralegal experience and be an organised and confident individual who is able to assist a number of different lawyers. This is an excellent opportunity for an applicant who is looking for high quality work in a supportive and collegiate team. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, construction - London

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

We are looking for a paralegal to join the construction team in our London office, working alongside partners and associates who provide a comprehensive range of construction law solutions across the wide spectrum of projects undertaken in the construction industry. Clients include private and public institutions, property owners, developers, funders, contractors, specialist sub-contractors, suppliers and construction/design consultants. The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a London or regional construction practice and must be a team player with excellent time management skills. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Employment - London

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

We are looking to recruit a paralegal to work on a broad range of regulatory, employment, civil and public law matters on behalf of the Police Federation of England and Wales. The role will support case managers providing advice on ill-health, retirement and injury pension matters and representing those with psychiatric injuries. The successful candidate will have a degree or CILEX qualification, and at least six months’ experience, ideally in personal injury, pensions or employment. | 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 3210

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 at least 6 months previous UK immigration paralegal experience, and relevant in-bound UK immigration 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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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Personal injury/clinical negligence - London

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

We are looking to recruit an organised and efficient paralegal with good attention to detail to join our personal injury / clinical negligence team in London. The role will involve running a small caseload of claims under supervision, ranging from RTA to PL and EL cases, and then assisting senior fee earners on their caseload of multitrack and catastrophic injury claims. Good communication and client care skills will be key and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of managing clients directly. There will be an opportunity to work on high value cases. Business development experience is not required but an interest in producing website content and articles would be welcomed. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Junior paralegal, contentious private client - Basingstoke

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

We are looking for a junior paralegal to join the contentious private client team in our Basingstoke office. The team advises on all aspects of trust and estate litigation, including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; will validity disputes; disputes relating to the removal of trustees and personal representatives; estate and trust administration disputes; and constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel claims. The role offers excellent opportunities to support the partners and associates in acting for beneficiaries, executors and trustees, including individuals, trust companies and other organisations such as charities. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Court of Protection - Basingstoke

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

We are looking for a senior paralegal with experience in Court of Protection work to join the team and help support the specialist lawyers in our Basingstoke office. Key aspects of the role include preparation of court applications; general management of financial deputyships; preparation of deputy annual reports to the Office of the Public Guardian and preparation and monitoring of annual budgets. The ideal candidate will have two years’ experience in a Court of Protection paralegal position, knowledge of Office of the Public Guardian deputyship standards and confidence in client facing meetings and communications. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, employment - Birmingham

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

We are looking for a newly qualified solicitor to join our Birmingham office. The successful candidates will undertake tribunal litigation and provide specialist advice, possibly also carrying out a small amount of non-contentious work. The role will primarily assist claimants referred to us by our national clients including staff associations, as well as other claimants and employers. There will be an opportunity to work with colleagues in other offices as part of our national team of employment lawyers. Relevant experience of employment law during their training contract or any other prior relevant experience would be an advantage. | 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 3210

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, personal injury/clinical negligence (part-time) - Guildford

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

The personal injury/clinical negligence team in Guildford is seeking a part-time paralegal (three days per week) who has an interest in the area. The successful candidate will have a degree or CILEX qualification, a professional manner, and a commitment to high quality service delivery. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior associate, family - Guildford

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

Our family team is looking for an associate, ideally with between five and 10 years’ PQE, to join them in the Guildford office. The department offers high quality support to clients, stemming from the experience and talent of its lawyers who are nationally and internationally acknowledged as leaders in their field. The successful candidate will advise on all areas of financial disputes between high net worth individuals and on complex disputes over arrangements for children. They will enjoy a challenging and varied caseload as well as excellent opportunities for career progression. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Paralegal, Marine, Trade and Energy - Singapore

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

Our marine, trade and energy team is looking for a paralegal to join them in the Singapore office. The ideal candidate will have previous paralegal experience, excellent academic qualifications, good organisation skills, a professional manner and a commitment to high quality service delivery. Previous experience of shipping law is desirable but not essential. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for high quality work in a supportive and collegiate team. | 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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