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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 dispute resolution

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

The commercial dispute resolution practice is looking for an associate with three to five years’ PQE to join the team. The successful candidate will be involved with a broad range of work, including banking and financial services litigation as well as general commercial disputes that are often international in nature. This role would suit an associate looking for a superb quality of work and an unparalleled opportunity for career progression in a forward-looking and dynamic team. This position is open to candidates across all Penningtons Manches Cooper UK office locations. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, Contentious construction - London

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

The construction team is looking for a full time NQ to two years’ PQE associate to join the London office. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in an established contentious construction team (or if NQ level will have undertaken a training contract seat in this area), with practical experience of the Pre-action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes, TCC litigation, mediation, adjudication and ideally, arbitration. Knowledge of standard construction contracts is required, as is experience of disputes relating to payment issues, change, defects, termination and professional negligence. Applicants must have a willingness to take on responsibility for the day-to-day conduct of cases and the ability to work as a team player and build strong client relationships. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

KYC and financial crime lawyer, Risk - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

We are looking for a self-motivated lawyer to assist the MLRO with financial crime legislation compliance. The role will include developing and overseeing the firm’s KYC and CDD processes, developing policies on a range of financial crime risks including money laundering, terrorist financing, criminal finances and economic sanctions, assessing the risks arising out of particular instructions and advising the MLRO/deputy MLRO on mitigation, due diligence measures and reporting obligations where appropriate. The role requires a commitment to improving the firm. This is a new role which may develop with the individual, however, applicants should ideally be qualified solicitors with up to three years’ PQE, including some experience of risk management, compliance and financial crime legislation. Compliance professionals from other regulated sectors will be considered. The role is primarily based in the firm’s Basingstoke office although requests for location flexibility will be considered. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Risk and compliance lawyer, Risk - Basingstoke

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

We are looking for a risk and compliance lawyer to assist with: internal compliance enquiries, management reporting, complaints procedure and systems implementation and maintenance. The role requires a proactive approach not only to the development of processes, procedures, rules and mechanisms for identifying and managing risk and ensuring compliance, but also to promote them within the firm. The firm envisages an approach of education and persuasion and which promotes best practice through a process of influencing the key stakeholders and staff. The successful candidate will work closely with internal fee earning and central teams, as well as engaging with external agencies such as the SRA, Legal Ombudsman, FCA and ICO. Applicants should ideally be qualified solicitors with up to three years’ post-qualification experience although other applications will be considered. Demonstrable risk management experience is not essential but an interest in these topics is, along with a working knowledge of the SRA Code of Conduct. This position is primarily based in the firm’s Basingstoke office although requests for location flexibility will be considered. | No agencies please

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Lawyer Opportunity

Senior paralegal, Court of Protection - 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

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 knowledge of Office of the Public Guardian deputyship standards, confidence in client facing meetings and communications and the ability to manage a busy workload. | No agencies please.

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Lawyer Opportunity

Associate, family - Oxford

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Apply now or please call Jenny Vine, Resourcing manager,
if you have any queries relating to this role | +44 (0)1256 407326

The family practice is looking for an associate, ideally between two and five years’ PQE, to join the team in the Oxford office. The practice offers high quality support to clients, stemming from the experience and talent of its outstanding family lawyers who are nationally and internationally acknowledged as leaders in their field. The role involves advising on all areas of financial disputes between high net worth individuals and on complex disputes over arrangements for children. The successful candidate will enjoy a challenging and varied caseload as well as excellent progression opportunities. | 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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