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Lawyer (Pensions)

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Job ID:

15718

Practice Area(s):

Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

26.01.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

The role is 29.6 hours per week with a salary of £34, 728 to £47, 292 per annum pro rata, depending on experience

We are looking for a talented senior lawyer to join our Legal team to support and advise the Cheshire Pension Fund. The Fund has over 100,000 members and over 300 local employers, including local Councils, schools, colleges and town and parish councils.

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive with relevant experience, an eye for detail and excellent client care skills. You will be responsible for providing proactive, solution-focused legal advice and support to the Fund on a diverse range of areas including:
  • admitted body status queries, admission agreements and employer exits
  • pension benefit claims and the surrounding decision making process
  • administering the Independent Dispute Resolution Processes by acting as the “Independent Person” for the Pension Administering Authority
  • supporting the Local Pension Board and advising the Fund in relation to the Fund’s work
  • advising on the LGPS Regulations in respect of investment strategies and the operation of the Fund generally
  • advising on contractual documentation in relation to the Pension Fund’s instruction of specialist advisors and suppliers
Legal Services is a busy, supportive team. This role offers an interesting and varied workload and the support and encouragement to develop your potential. Our core values are those of the Council - Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Currently as a team we are working from home and longer term, there will the opportunity to continue with flexible working arrangements. The Council offers generous leave allowances (25-30 days a year pro rate) and excellent pension provision.

The role is 29.6 hours per week with a salary of £34, 728 to £47, 292 per annum pro rata, depending on experience.

Closing date: 26 February 2020 - However please do not delay until then if you are interested as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the vacancy may be closed early if there are sufficient suitable candidates.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below

For further information regarding the role, please contact Anne.Greenwood@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
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Cheshire West and Chester
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom

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Cheshire West and Chester
Cheshire, North-West, United Kingdom
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Lawyer (Pensions)

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Job ID:

15718

Practice Area(s):

Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Cheshire, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

26.01.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

The role is 29.6 hours per week with a salary of £34, 728 to £47, 292 per annum pro rata, depending on experience

We are looking for a talented senior lawyer to join our Legal team to support and advise the Cheshire Pension Fund. The Fund has over 100,000 members and over 300 local employers, including local Councils, schools, colleges and town and parish councils.

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive with relevant experience, an eye for detail and excellent client care skills. You will be responsible for providing proactive, solution-focused legal advice and support to the Fund on a diverse range of areas including:
  • admitted body status queries, admission agreements and employer exits
  • pension benefit claims and the surrounding decision making process
  • administering the Independent Dispute Resolution Processes by acting as the “Independent Person” for the Pension Administering Authority
  • supporting the Local Pension Board and advising the Fund in relation to the Fund’s work
  • advising on the LGPS Regulations in respect of investment strategies and the operation of the Fund generally
  • advising on contractual documentation in relation to the Pension Fund’s instruction of specialist advisors and suppliers
Legal Services is a busy, supportive team. This role offers an interesting and varied workload and the support and encouragement to develop your potential. Our core values are those of the Council - Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Currently as a team we are working from home and longer term, there will the opportunity to continue with flexible working arrangements. The Council offers generous leave allowances (25-30 days a year pro rate) and excellent pension provision.

The role is 29.6 hours per week with a salary of £34, 728 to £47, 292 per annum pro rata, depending on experience.

Closing date: 26 February 2020 - However please do not delay until then if you are interested as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the vacancy may be closed early if there are sufficient suitable candidates.

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below

For further information regarding the role, please contact Anne.Greenwood@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk