Insolvency Associate 6+ PQE

Hays Legal
England, Berkshire, Reading
£60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
22 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Benjamin Brooks
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner, Senior Level

Your new company
My client is a Progressive and Dynamic Top 100 firm with an entrepreneurial spirit. Rapid growth in the last decade has led this approach and their bold industry moves, embody the firm's ethos which is to think as big as their clients do. Their strategy is to differentiate themselves and incentivise their people to retain and attract the best talent in the industry to become a law-led business services group through diversification. With 45 heads in the Reading office, they have expansive growth plans to double this number over the next couple of years by growing organically, with the right people who are committed to progression and development.

Your new role
I am recruiting for a Associate/Senior Associate Solicitor or Legal Executive with 6 years' PQE in Insolvency Law to work full time as part of the Business Support and Insolvency Team in the Reading office (covering the Thames Valley), working closely with the Partner who heads up the team and supporting the junior Solicitors in the team.

The successful candidate will also be expected to support the Legal Director in the firms London offices as well as working closely with the team in other offices around the country. The successful candidate will be working in all aspects of insolvency, both personal and corporate, including transactional, advisory and contentious insolvency. The team works for a wide range of insolvency practitioners, banks, lenders, investors, directors, companies and individuals and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work closely with all clients in an exciting area of law in which no two days are the same.

What you'll need to succeed
A working knowledge of the Insolvency Act 1986 and Insolvency Rules 2016 is essential, and the ideal candidate will have some experience in dealing with administration appointments, security reviews, sales of businesses, winding up petitions, bankruptcy petitions, matrimonial home proceedings, transactions at undervalue, preferences and directors' loan accounts. Experience of working with LPA Receivers would be advantageous.

  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage hard and often conflicting deadlines
  • Confidence in dealing with internal stakeholders and external clients - good communication skills
  • Team playing approach

This is a unique opportunity for a lively, ambitious solicitor with a thirst to learn who is flexible, able to think on their feet and who enjoys networking to become another foundation stone in the building of the Thames Valley Restructuring and Insolvency Team.

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