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Professional Support Lawyer - Pensions - Edinburgh - Glasgow - Aberdeen

Pensions - Professional Support Lawyer
Ref: 132 Date Posted: Wednesday 31 Jan 2018
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 480 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit a Professional Support Lawyer on a part time basis for our Pensions team, this can be based in Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Glasgow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce, update and maintain precedents, client advice notes and guidance notes relevant to the Pension division for the firm’s knowledge management system.
  • Create, implement and supervise the Pension division’s internal training programmes, including division wide-training, training for junior assistants and training for trainees.This will involve identifying training needs, delivering sessions personally and co-ordinating speakers for other sessions.
  • Ensure that the Pension division members are kept fully up-to-date with all relevant developments in the law.The role will be to act as a filter of the various sources of law, bringing to the attention of team members key developments and collating these in a format which will thereafter be readily accessible.

  • Forward plan, identify and draft (or assist others in the team to draft) a programme of articles and blogs on pensions issues of relevance or interest to clients and the wider pension market.

  • Identify opportunities to present at appropriate conferences and events and either present personally or assist others in the division to do so.

  • Input into pension reform on relevant topics and where it is in the firm’s interest to do so.

For more information, please download the full job specification.


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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013