Restructuring & Insolvency Solicitor

Recruiter
JMC Legal.
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
09 Apr 2021
Ref
BBBH26594
Contact
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Insolvency
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The opportunity promises you a broader scope of high value and intricate work that will give you a real edge and finesse. You will join an innovative firm that will give you an unrivalled level of exposure, placing you ahead of your years of PQE.

The Firm

The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex City lawyers.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a lovely social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events to engage with their workforce.

With this comes genuine opportunities to progress as the firm place people at the heart of their business. Training and investment never stops at this practice, no matter whether you are a newly qualified or a seasoned partner, you will be invested in. They regularly have outside businesses and motivational individuals come in provide training and top-level support. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm places clients and service at the forefront of what they do. They add real value to client's transactions, and on the commercial side, often act as part of actual business. You will often find their Lawyers working within the client's offices. Their lawyers are not just offering legal expertise, but often act as business advisors, helping to facilitate and spot interesting commercial skills.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders across the North West

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce.

The Role

The firm is looking for a Restructuring / Insolvency Lawyer to join their flourishing office in Leeds.

The firm have a small specialist Restructuring / Insolvency team which sits under the litigation arm of the practice. The Litigation team are ranked highly in the Legal 500. The team are dynamic and punch above their weight, often acting on the other side of large, International city practices.

You will find that the work is broad, this variedness will make for an interesting caseload. You will work across a wide range of industry sectors.

The caseload will include but not be limited to; Insolvencies, administrations, receiverships, bankruptcies, restructurings, and liquidations.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is an emergent role to support the firm's growing Insolvency caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • You will be a Restructuring / Insolvency Lawyer with at least 5 years PQE
  • You should be an ambitious and dynamic candidate who wants to be at the forefront of an exciting venture
  • You should have a good technical knowledge
  • You will enjoy building client relationships
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Restructuring / Insolvency Lawyer role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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