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Insolvency Lawyer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: x2 Annual Bonus, Further Benefits Included

  • Contact:

    Ryan Lee

  • Contact email:

    rlee@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    RL-270

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-08

  • Startdate:

    2019-07-10

INSOLVENCY LAWYER- TOP 100 LAW FIRM- CENTRAL LONDON

Our client, a Top 100 Law Firm is seeking an ambitious Insolvency Lawyer to join their award-winning team based in Central London. Being leaders in their respective fields, the team thrives on the development and reward of their team seizing any opportunity for advancement and incorporating a friendly, yet professional approach to practice.

They are seeking a candidate between 1-4 PQE with demonstrable insolvency experience and an interest in developing a specialism in the area.

This is a client facing role so applicants will be confident delivering sound legal advice on a broad range of corporate and personal insolvency matters. With a range of varied work much of their business stems from insolvency practitioners, company directors, individuals, charity trustees and creditors.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting insolvency litigation in connection with antecedent transactions, misfeasance and other office holder claims;
  • Conducting litigation in connection with asset realisations;
  • Researching and drafting advice, and recommending effective solutions, in a wide range of insolvency issues for the benefit of office holders, defendant directors and other interested parties (such as landlords of insolvent tenants);
  • With assistance, analysing cases to identify strengths, weaknesses and alternative solutions;
  • Drafting correspondence, witness statements and applications;
  • Instructing counsel;
  • Negotiating and exploring Alternative Dispute Resolution as appropriate;
  • Advising office holders on practical solutions to issues arising;
  • Advising directors and trustees in relation to their duties;
  • Advising defendants in relation to claims faced;
  • Proactively managing a mixed caseload of work to manage client expectations, maintain momentum and ensure sustainable financial performance;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients by repeatedly delivering effective results as part of a close team;
  • Business development activities internally and externally to raise the profile of the team.
Please apply with your most recent CV demonstrating the applicable experience or alternatively call Akton Recruitment citing the reference or title for a confidential discussion regarding the opportunity with one of our team.