Restructuring & Insolvency Associate
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
London, United Kingdom
3d ago

Job Description

Our restructuring & insolvency team is part of the firms global finance practice. The teams focus is both on large restructurings and formal insolvencies, often with an international aspect.

The team works with a variety of clients such as banks, funds, large corporates, private equity sponsors and insolvency practitioners.

The team enjoys a mixed practice, giving our lawyers the opportunity to work on both debtor side and creditor side restructuring roles in addition to advising on formal insolvency proceedings.

Our lawyers can either work in very small or very large teams which will frequently include colleagues from other practice groups.

We also work very closely with our colleagues overseas, in particular throughout our European network.


We are seeking lawyers who possess a specific interest in insolvency law who have a broad range of experience in restructuring work

  • Future associates should be keen to handle a range of insolvency & restructuring transactions and to do high quality work
  • Experience of working at a leading international law firm
  • Responsibilities

    Your role as an associate will include :

  • Advising clients on legal and commercial issues
  • Drafting / negotiating transaction documents
  • Managing transactions
  • Managing and developing client relationships
  • Actively participating in business development / client events
  • Training / managing trainees / junior lawyers
  • You can expect to receive a wide variety of high quality work from a range of partners, with whom you will work closely.
  • The Individual

    Strong technical and commercial abilities

  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and supervise more junior lawyers / trainees
  • Highly effective communicator (both orally and in writing)
  • Able to take on a high degree of responsibility and manage a challenging workload
  • Proactive involvement in business development and knowledge management
  • Other

    Closingdate : 15 May 202

    Vacancies : Multiple

    Freshfields is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background.

    All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having / securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing.

    Please note that, in line with the requirements of the UK Border Agency, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA candidate can fill the position.

    Freshfields is a Ban the Box employer. We ask applicants to disclose criminal convictions only when a conditional job offer is made.

    A conviction does not automatically lead to withdrawal of the offer : we make

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