Experience level : 4 years +
Our Chambers rated national Restructuring and Insolvency practice is thriving. With premier legal rankings, noted practitioners and a national capability recognised as being able to deliver for clients in an 'approachable and personable way', we're leading the way in the unrivalled depth of expertise and commercial advice that we offer our clients.
Our RIT lawyers work closely with banks, turnaround professionals, insolvency practitioners, underperforming businesses, distressed lenders and other stakeholders to create recovery solutions and to advise on strategy to achieve solvent and insolvent restructurings and business sales.
We understand the importance of giving practical advice relevant to the context of the sector in which our clients operate.
London Restructuring Partner Tom Pringle and National Restructuring Team Leader, Andy Stirk are currently recruiting for an experienced Associate to join the team in London.
What will you be doing?
You'll have access to the best national quality work and learn from leaders in their field in a role that is wide ranging and diverse, including bank security reviews, bank and investor led restructuring, turnarounds, LPA receivership appointments, business sales and acquisitions, through to support of technical insolvency issues and directors duties advice.
In the main the work is non-contentious, with some opportunities to work with lawyers that provide contentious insolvency support.
Recent notable examples of our work include advising the boards of a number of domestic energy suppliers, debt sales in relation to well-
known retail operators and commercial property portfolios and advising landlords, creditors and supervisors in relation to retail CVAs.
We’ve acted for administrators on issues arising from the trading and sale of care home group responsible for 1400 residents, hotel, and manufacturing groups including issues with international subsidiaries, two special administrations under the Investment Bank Special Administration regime, the administration and transfer of the customer book of an independent wealth manager and the administration and sale of a law firm.
What does the ideal candidate look like?
You'll be an experienced technically proficient insolvency and restructuring lawyer who's had extensive exposure to quality insolvency work from a large regional or city firm who can add value through first class technical advice and delivering business and sector insight.
Ideally you'll have experience of supervising the technical work of others and enjoy devoting dedicated time to share your expertise through coaching and mentoring.
You'll also have strong internal and external networking skills and use these effectively to generate work in your own right.
If you have business development experience that can help us to continue developing opportunities, then we really want to speak to you.
So what’s it for you?
Working with the highest calibre clients, in a collaborative collegiate environment, we believe this is a unique opportunity for the right candidate.
Our culture is focused on our people - we place real value on personal development supported by a transparent lawyer career framework.
Coupled with the chance to learn from leaders in their field and a team with the ambition to grow, this role offers a true path to personal and professional growth.
In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed.
Visit our D&I page to find out more.
And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.
If that's got your interest, why not get in touch to find out more? My name is Emma Forrester and you can reach me on 0117 989 6593.
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