Asssociate/Solicitor

Recruiter
Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
12 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has a vacancy for a Solicitor / Associate or Legal Director to join their Birmingham-based Restructuring & Insolvency team.

You will be working directly for the Restructuring & Insolvency Team Leader and will be involved in all areas of insolvency matters.This comprises both corporate and personal, and both contentious and non-contentious; although the role will be biased towards non-contentious corporate.It will also involve a high degree of client contact.

Your key duties will be:

•working alongside senior lawyers to provide assistance on a broad range of recovery matters and insolvency

•acting for Lenders and Insolvency practitioners to provide fast, pragmatic and commercial advice

•working closely with businesses, directors and individuals facing financial difficulties

•running cases efficiently and cost-effectively within strict service level agreements, as required by the client

•working with marketing strategies to attract new clients and developing relationships with current clients

•handling queries and enquiries efficiently

Skills and experience you will have:

•between 3-6 years’ (dependent on role) previous experience in a similar role

•previous non-contentious experience must include:

- advising on restructuring solutions

- managing AMA processes

- advising on sale of businesses out of distressed situations

- providing general advice to lenders and insolvency practitioners in the full range of insolvency situations is key

•previous non-contentious experience must include:

- advising on antecedent transactions and directors conduct would be particularly useful

•a high degree of legal analytical skills

•strong advocacy skills

•drafting skills such as SPA’s, court applications, detailed letters of advice to clients, statements and briefs to counsel

•finding practical and innovative solutions to a range of problems

•a proven track record of business development

•strong IT skills

Key competencies you will need:

•a commercial approach to property as a security asset

•to be personable and have experience of dealing with a broad range of clients

•to be willing to attend marketing/networking events and contribute to marketing publications to develop the profile of the team

•a high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a demanding environment

•excellent organisational and prioritising skills

•the ability to work in a busy team

•excellent communication skills

About you – you will be:

•highly enthusiastic, willing to the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description

•respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and ‘can do’ attitude

•keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.


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