Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals. We address the specific objectives of each client through our flair and technical expertise and offer a personal service founded on a strong team ethic.

Today, we have UK offices in the City of LondonBasingstokeCambridgeGuildfordOxford and Reading, with 110 partners and over 700 people in total. We have also established a presence in San Francisco. Our main areas of practice are dispute resolution, corporate and commercial, real estate, private client and family.

We have several multi-disciplinary teams concentrating on a variety of industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, education, social housing, retail and international wealth. In these areas, we're acknowledged for our unparalleled market insight.

Our commitment to excellence is backed by a track record which dates back 300 years. We pay great attention to matching your requirements with the right skills, delivered cost effectively and within the appropriate timescale.

We have a broad international focus supported by well-established links with law firms throughout the world. Penningtons Manches is a member of Multilaw and the European Law Group, networks with representatives in over 70 countries, and many of our lawyers play leading roles in various international bodies. 

Our clients range from private individuals, owner managed businesses and start-ups to multi-national corporations, public companies, professional partnerships, banks and financial institutions. We are conscious that our culture and close relationships with our clients are vital assets and we are determined to maintain these as we expand. 

Penningtons Manches LLP Basingstoke, UK
11 Mar, 2019
Permanent
We are looking for a Paralegal - Company Secretarial Assistant to join our Company Secretarial team based in Basingstoke. The Company Secretarial team forms part of the Corporate department and provides support to a portfolio of UK companies of all sizes. Working in a small team you will primarily be involved in assisting clients and fee-earners to ensure that companies meet their statutory compliance requirements. You will be involved in maintaining companies’ statutory registers, dealing with Companies House filings, the formation of companies and drafting board minutes and shareholders’ resolutions. You will be responsible for undertaking fee-earning work and helping build our portfolio. You will work closely with the Corporate team and so the role could be a great opportunity for an LPC graduate with an interest in this practice area.
Penningtons Manches LLP Reading, UK
21 Feb, 2019
Permanent
The department The Court Of Protection team is a growing team based in our Basingstoke office. The team acts for vulnerable individuals including management of their care teams through a court appointed Deputy. Whilst the Paralegal- Employment/Court Of Protection will support the COP team and work from our Basingstoke office 1 day per week, it will be based in  Reading  and supervised by our employment team.  The Paralegal-Employment/COP will be the main point of contact for all HR issues and have responsibility for ensuring that all details and information relating to the care staff employed by COP’s clients is accurate and up to date.  Summary of role This is a centralised service in an environment comparable to a corporate group sector.  The Paralegal-Employment/Court Of Protection will assist with the HR function for approximately 250 staff, who are employed through different employers.  There would be 25-30 individuals employing up to 10 people.  Tasks would include: Drafting employment contracts Managing personnel files and accurate storage of employee data (in compliance with GDPR), including maintaining a dedicated personnel database Drafting letters such as pay reviews Issuing and preparing new policies Liaising with external payroll companies re. pay issues Liaising with internal legal support over employment issues, supporting and overseeing case managers in relation to ER Liaising with agencies (managing TOBs) and managing case managers as well as 3rd party suppliers re. actions that can be taken – case managers, parents, insurance companies Implementation of GDPR training & policies Preparing reports as required by the deputy Assisting with wider team projects as required Essential and desirable criteria Degree or CILEX qualification Professional, positive and pro-active self-starter Must have the ability to work alone and on own initiative but within a collegiate environment and create a dynamic and productive team A confident communicator with the ability to liaise with staff at all levels Effective time and project management skills, able to prioritise effectively and work well under pressure Organised with excellent prioritisation and attention to detail Flexible approach and calm manner Reliable with good time keeping Good client facing skills with an ability to be diplomatic Strong IT skills – experience of Microsoft Word and Excel required and Contract Express, SharePoint preferred Experience of managing relationships with external suppliers/providers
Penningtons Manches LLP City of London, London, UK
21 Feb, 2019
Permanent
Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which offers a broad range of legal services tailored to the needs of businesses and individuals from offices in London, Basingstoke, Cambridge, Guildford, Oxford and Reading. Our main areas of practice are dispute resolution, corporate and commercial, real estate, private client and family, provided through our Business Services, Real Estate and Private Individuals Divisions. We also have several cross divisional teams concentrating on a variety of industry sectors. Our commitment to high quality legal advice is backed by a track record which dates back over 300 years. Clients range from private individuals and owner managed businesses to multi-national corporations, public companies, professional partnerships, banks and financial institutions. As a member of Multilaw and the European Law Group, we have close links with law firms throughout the world. Summary of role 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 ideal candidate will have excellent academic qualifications, a professional manner, a commitment to high quality service delivery and a keen interest in immigration law. Previous immigration experience is desirable but not essential. This role offers excellent training and high quality work. | No agencies please.