Return to Legal Programme – Nationwide

Competitive salary & extensive benefits
18 Apr 2019
18 May 2019
Contract Type
Returner Programmes

We know the corporate world can sometimes feel like you are expected to be just like everybody else – however you are an individual and we like that.

Our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services practice has designed a return to work programme to target qualified Lawyers or Solicitors who are looking for flexibility, allowing them to balance their commitments at home with a return to work. This includes people who may have taken time out from work and are now looking for opportunities to return to a rewarding career in a supportive working environment.

What is on offer?

Return to Legal will support individuals in roles that are structured around agile working arrangements, with a focus on bridging the skills gap and building confidence to return to the workplace environment. We have roles across several KPMG UK office locations, or, for the right person we can consider remote home based working.

The key to providing agile working for our team is making sure it works for both our clients and you. To that end we’ve developed a range of working patterns to help balance your commitments. As well as the traditional part time offering, we have people that spread their work across the year with annualised contracts and people who mix office and remote working patterns.

We will offer successful candidates support with getting up to speed with the latest industry developments, refreshing their technical skills and becoming integrated into our professional services environment. They will receive ongoing support in the form of a learning allowance and a working mentor who will be assigned to them from the day they accept their offer. The mentor will arrange regular check-in time to evaluate progress against goals and determine any additional training needs. A buddy will also be available to provide day to day guidance. After 12 months, returners will be invited to apply for a permanent role within KPMG.

KPMG offers a range of benefits to support you and your family including; KPMG Stakeholder Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Personal Accident cover, Group income protection, emergency dependent care, a BeWell confidential health support service, access to a private GP service 24 hours a day, and private medical cover*

* dependent on grade and length of service

Who we are looking for?

  • Candidates who can show experience of legal and technical input into disputes with HMRC, litigation in the Tax Tribunals, High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and ECJ
  • Candidates must have experience working in law in the last 10 years
  • Candidates who have a passion for returning to law working alongside our teams to deliver quality results for our clients.

We are looking for candidates across all grades. You will be assessed on an individual basis, looking at prior experience and qualifications.

Our aim is to attract exceptional people from diverse backgrounds who can deliver real results for our clients and drive the firm forward. If this is you and you are looking for a more flexible approach to work that can fit around your lifestyle or commitments at home, then please apply. You will be required to upload a CV when you apply for this role, however if you do not have a CV or would like to speak to a member of the recruitment team before applying, please request a call back by emailing:

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