Insolvency Associate / Partner Designate – West Midlands – 8 years+ PQE – New Year and time for a New Career? Frustrated by the ongoing politics within your current firm and the lack of fulfilment of partnership promises. Then it really is time to take charge and make a change in your career. One of my clients is a leading regional law firm who are really going places. Over a period of ten years I have worked and recruited for this firm and have seen their exponential growth and the hires of some well recognised individuals. The insolvency team is looking to appoint an experiened Insolvency Solicitor to deal with a varied caseload of contentious and non contentious related insolvency related matters. Ambitious associates with a strong ambition for partnership are actively encouraged to apply. Please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 to discuss further.
JOB TITLE: Insolvency Solicitor
PQE: 8 years +
LOCATION: West Midlands
SALARY: £Dependant on experience
This department has seen some really exciting hires within the team and are well recognised within Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. The team is dynamic and forward thinking and have some really good clients across the Midlands and also nationally. As a result of exciting expansion plans the insolvency team are now looking to recruit an additional Partner / Senior Associate into the team. The highly rated insolvency team of this leading practice provides advice on a range of issues which arise when insolvency occurs. The firm have identified a need within their flourishing department and they are actively looking to recruit an experienced Insolvency Solicitor. Your role will involve advising individuals, companies and also insolvency practitioners on all aspects of insolvency-related matters. The successful Insolvency Solicitor will be providing assistance on receiverships, liquidations and company voluntary arrangements as well as administrations. You will be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic and have a passion for business development. A team player and a strong work ethos is essential for this role.
You will ideally have a minimum of 8 years pqe within this area of law and will be enthusiastic about this area of law. What will really make you stand out is your personality as you will have an unparalleled drive and ambition to progress your career but also to make the time to manage and mentor junior fee earners. Applicants should have a genuine passion for insolvency law and a strong commercial approach coupled with the ability to work effectively within a team. You will have excellent academics and be articulate, well presented and have a real passion for this area of law. Applicants will be required to business develop, develop relationships and make contacts. This position would suit frustrated Insolvency Solicitors looking for that next step on the career ladder. You must be able to come in and hit the ground running and go out and win new work. As part of the recruitment process you will write a brief business plan and this will form part of your strategy for the first 12 -18 months you work within this firm.
This firm is genuinely rather special. Over a period of ten years of recruiting for them I have seen their growth strategy come to fruition and a delivery on promises to junior partners to progress them through the Equity. The firm is fast paced, entrepreneurial and forward thinking. With an approach that sets this firm apart from everyone else, this practice will give you the opportunity to further enhance your skills along with the chance to learn from some of the leading players within the insolvency market. This is an exciting opportunity for an Insolvency Solicitor to join one of the leading regional law firms in the Midlands and be responsible for handling some interesting and large transactions.
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