Restructuring & Insolvency Senior Associate

JMC Legal
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£70000 - £90000 per annum
19 May 2022
16 Jun 2022
Joey Medway
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Ready to take ownership of high-profile Restructuring assignments at the forefront of an ambitious and growing team? This Top 20 firm offers the opportunity to drive responsibility in its leading Restructuring & Insolvency department and contribute towards their continuing success.

The Firm:

Homing offices throughout the UK, and internationally, this Top 20 Firm has rightfully achieved its status as a global heavyweight. In fact, they are constantly ahead of the curve with their specialist sector knowledge and cutting-edge legal tech, earning them a wealth of enviable clients ranging from multinational PLCs to UHNW individuals.

This external first-class service, securing L500 Top Tier recognition over numerous departments, stems from the internal first-class investment in their employees. Notably, the significant increase in salary bandings has set them apart from the rest as one of the highest payers in the UK. Furthermore, the training and development programme provides incremental support to each lawyer as they progress through the ranks, with additional assistance from the most influential senior associates and partners in the business.

When it comes to the Restructuring team in Leeds, you will find an active and collaborative community full of industry experts and leading individuals, making for a refreshing and motivating work environment. Here, you will constantly find yourself buzzing about the ongoing work and referrals that come in abundance and the high-level investment, demonstrated by the number of home-grown partners, which is why this firm boasts an unrivalled employee retention rate.

The Role:

The firm are looking for a Corporate Restructuring Senior Associate to join the team in Leeds with a hybrid working schedule.

To align with the firm's amiable ethos, you will be a personable individual and keen to collaborate with Partners and other senior lawyers on a range of high-profile restructuring and insolvency assignments.

You will have a sophisticated caseload covering all contentious & non-contentious aspects of distressed lending and solvent restructuring, refinancing, and insolvency proceedings in the UK and overseas.

Your client base will be diverse, ranging from high-street clearing banks to corporates and private equity funds, with a particular focus on the retail, energy, construction and financial services sectors; this will include global household names and UNHW corporations.

You will closely mentor junior members of the team and offer constructive training to support their development.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning and keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers, providing you with the platform for future partnership.


  • You will be an experienced Restructuring & Insolvency Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • You will have the ability to demonstrate an expert understanding of the technical legal issues that are key to the firm's restructuring clients
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Lucrative benefits package

This is a standout opportunity for a Corporate Restructuring Senior Associate to join the team's vibrant office in Leeds.

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

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