Riverview LawEY Riverview Law Returner Programme

Location: Manchester

Start Date: February 2019

Programme: 6-month paid returnship

Part of the Law Returners Programme

Choose EY Riverview Law and be part of a unique, rapidly expanding business that is transforming the way legal services are delivered. It offers high quality, client focused legal advice to FTSE 100 companies utilising industry leading technology. Join its diverse team and see where a career at EY Riverview Law can take you.

The opportunity

EY Riverview Law is proud to be partnering with Women Returners to bring talented, experienced lawyers back into the workplace following a career break. They’re offering a variety of six month paid Law Returner Programme placements

With rapid growth across the business, EY Riverview Law is looking for lawyers with commercial contract experience in a wide range of areas. So whether you’re interested in technology, IT & software, e-commerce, outsourcing & logistics, intellectual property, product & service supply, advertising & marketing, distribution & agency, franchises, media & entertainment or telecommunications, there could be a role for you.

By working at EY Riverview Law, you can expect to work in a friendly, professional, team-focused environment, with a strong support network.

Skills and attributes for success

More than anything, EY Riverview Law is interested in people with the right attitude for the job!

EY Riverview Law is looking for naturally customer focused individuals who have a strong team ethic. Successful applicants will need to have a balance of technical and analytical skills, excellent attention to detail with strong communication skills.

You must be a UK jurisdiction commercial lawyer, with appropriate experience from in-house or private practice, who has been on a professional legal career break for 12 months or more. This includes the below roles (or their equivalent):

What working at EY offers

EY Riverview Law understands that it can be challenging returning to work after a career break. You might want to work flexibly, your technical and IT skills may need refreshing and you may need a confidence boost. Through its mentoring programme, buddy system and network of returners, EY Riverview Law will support you in successfully transitioning back into the workplace.  You will also benefit from Career Returners Coaching Support from Women Returners.

Diversity and inclusion is key at EY Riverview Law and a range of flexible working arrangements are available.

You’ll have access to the global EY network including a large range of learning and development tools to assist in your personal development.

This opportunity is based at the Manchester office location with a competitive salary and reward package.

What next?

If you are a talented commercial lawyer, looking to return to work and join a business often described as ‘one of the leading disrupters in the legal market’ then please send your CV and covering letter to join.us@riverviewlaw.ey.com

The closing date for applications has been extended to 2 December at 23.59

If you have any questions about the application process or EY Riverview Law then please contact  join.us@riverviewlaw.ey.com

For any queries relating to the Law Returners Programme, please contact hazel@womenreturners.com

Build your legacy with EY Riverview Law.