Insolvency & Restructuring Associate

JMC Legal.
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£40000 - £60000 per annum
07 Apr 2021
14 Apr 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

This top 50 firm, who are well known for their recent expansions and ambitious nature, are innovative, dynamic and pioneering in the work that they do. They are looking for quality-driven & entrepreneurial solicitors to help drive the department forwards.

The Firm

This top 50 ranked and top tier in a number of areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focused approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies. The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm.

The Role

This Top 50 firm are looking for a Corporate Restructuring Associate to join them in their Legal 500 ranked and Chambers ranked department within their Leeds office

The team are nationally recognised and are often high in the table for the number of CVA's undertaking in the past year. You will be working with Hall of Famers, Leading individuals and Legal 500 recognised lawyers. The Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency department work with a broad spectrum of matters with particular emphasis on supporting practitioners, banks and asset-based lenders. Both Contentious and Non-Contentious matters.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a dedicated restructuring and insolvency team and have a mixture of non-contentious and contentious experience, as you will be assisting on a mixed caseload of work, however the majority will be non-contentious matters. You should have experience of the broad restructuring and advisory process in particular knowledge of directors' duties in the context of financial difficulty, pre-insolvency procedures, refinancing and formal insolvency procedures

Acting for household name clients, this role will give you the opportunity to run with smaller matters on your own as well as work closely alongside Partners in the national team on larger scale.


  • You will be a Corporate Restructuring with at least 2 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE)
  • You will be currently working within a Top National firm or City firm.
  • Worked within a respectable Restructuring team
  • Exposure to Non-Contentious matters


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Restructuring Associate to join this top tier firm based in the centre of Leeds.

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

More searches like this