KPMG Flex for Legal can offer you exciting placement opportunities with KPMG's diverse client base across the UK as a Contractor. We will align your expertise and experience with career opportunities that suit your ambition and lifestyle, giving you the chance to work on a variety of complex, challenging and interesting projects.
Build the career in Law that you want. Gain a breadth of experience not possible working in traditional models and deepen your level of expertise. Work when, where, and for as long as you want - whilst accelerating your career potential. We will help you achieve personal and professional success while maintaining the work-life balance you are looking for.
We would like to hear from Legal and Compliance professionals from in-house or private practice backgrounds and from a broad range of industries, sectors and practice areas. As an extension of KPMG Law in the UK, you will benefit from being part of a collaborative network of high-calibre lawyers and be exposed to mentoring, career development and know-how support.
We look forward to receiving your CV and application for current vacancies. Once registered, we will introduce you to your relationship manager who will work with you to match your skillset to an appropriate engagement. You can then set to work with the client on the exciting project of your choice.
Explore below the types of opportunities KPMG could be instructed to recruit for clients. If you would like to join the KPMG Flex for Legal talent community to receive updates on such opportunities and events, please submit your CV via the links below.
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Banking and Finance Lawyers
We have a number of opportunities with clients seeking lawyers with experience in general lending, leveraged finance, acquisition finance, structured finance or capital markets. Candidates must be qualified lawyers (either UK or overseas) and have trained and practised with a well-regarded Law firm.
Many of our clients are seeking in-house commercial lawyers for temporary contracts within their high performing legal teams. You will need strong contract drafting and negotiation skills, as well as experience in handling a range of other in-house commercial matters including IT contracts. Candidates must be qualified lawyers (either UK or overseas) and have trained and practised with a well-regarded Law firm.
A number of our clients are seeking lawyers for corporate legal projects including; mergers & acquisitions (M&A), investments and venture capital, joint ventures, buy-side and sell-side legal due diligence and large international corporate restructuring projects. Candidates must be qualified lawyers (either UK or overseas) and have trained and practised with a well-regarded Law firm.
Data Protection Lawyers
We are seeking data protection lawyers to work in-house on projects for a number of high profile international businesses. You will ensure the compliance with applicable privacy legislation, currently the EU General Data Protection Regulation; the Data Protection Act 2018; and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. Candidates must be qualified lawyers (either UK or overseas) and have trained and practised with a well-regarded Law firm.
Intellectual Property Lawyers
We have several clients seeking intellectual property (IP) lawyers for a range of projects. The work will involve (mostly non-contentious) IP advice, drafting IP agreements or analysing IP ownership. Good experience with IP advice is important. Candidates must be qualified lawyers (either UK or overseas) and have trained and practised with a well-regarded Law firm.
Nick Roome, Head of KPMG Law, KPMG in the UK
"Our clients are becoming increasingly sophisticated and agile when it comes to addressing their legal needs. We are seeing a growing trend towards clients disaggregating their legal requirements, coupled with a willingness to become more creative about how to tackle the component parts. Flexible legal resourcing models are becoming an increasingly important option for clients. KPMG are proud to offer a flexible lawyering service alongside our other innovative and differentiated legal services offerings. We aim to offer great value and service and also, importantly, to give our clients and lawyers the peace of mind of an exclusively PAYE legal contractor model to remove IR35 risk."