Insolvency Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£48000 - £75000 per annum
26 Mar 2024
23 Apr 2024
JN -022024-6321228
Jennifer Lees
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking an ambitious Insolvency Solicitor to join a thriving Insolvency department based in Manchester. The successful candidate will handle a diverse caseload, providing expert advice on insolvency matters to a range of clients.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established national law firm boasting a considerable workforce. They have a substantial client base and offer services across multiple sectors.

The team offers practical, specialist advice to insolvency practitioners, businesses, individuals, directors, banks and asset-based lenders and other stakeholders in both contentious and non-contentious areas of restructuring and insolvency. The team prides itself on being able to offer clear and concise legal advice, providing tailored guidance that is suited to the unique requirements of their clients.

The team also advises insolvency practitioners, lenders, litigation funders, borrowers, directors, distressed investors and other relevant organisations and individuals on their rights and obligations in respect of both transactional and contentious work in all areas of corporate and personal insolvency.


As an Insolvency Solicitor you will deal with a range of contentious and non-contentious insolvency issues. Including

  • Transactional matters (pre-packs, administrations, CVAs, restructuring plans, cross-border restructurings), contentious (actions against or defending former directors and antecedent transactions under the Insolvency Act 1986), enforcement and general advisory work
  • Handle a diverse caseload, managing all aspects from inception to completion.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, ensuring a high level of customer service.
  • Participate in business development activities, contributing to the growth of the firm.
  • Stay updated on legal developments within the insolvency sector.


A successful Insolvency Solicitor should have:

  • 1-6 PQE in Insolvency work.
  • Excellent communication and client management skills.
  • A detail-oriented approach with a strong ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong team-working skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues.

Please note that the level of experience identified in this advert is a guide only and does not preclude candidates with more or less PQE from applying.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging from £48,000 to £75,000 per annum.
  • A hybrid working model, allowing one day per week to be worked from home.
  • A bonus scheme, recognising and rewarding hard work and success.
  • A friendly and supportive company culture, promoting professional development.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional and dedicated team in Manchester, making a significant contribution to the legal department.

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