New - 1-2 PQE Contentious Restructuring Associate, Leading International Firm, Manchester

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New - 1-2 PQE Contentious Restructuring Associate, Leading International Firm, Manchester

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Restructuring & Insolvency, Dispute Resolution

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50k+

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW CR 1

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - 1-2 PQE Contentious Restructuring Associate, Leading International Firm, Manchester

Our Restructuring team has enviable positions on all the major bank panels and benefits from excellent relationships with the restructuring and insolvency specialists at the market's leading accountancy firms and agents. 

The Role

We would now like to recruit a lawyer into our team in Manchester.  Our ideal candidate will have one to two years of contentious restructuring and insolvency litigation experience. 

You can expect to get involved in:

  • Supporting the partners and senior colleagues in connection with contentious insolvency mandates and restructuring advice.

  • Advising insolvency practitioners, lenders and other stakeholders in connection with contentious issues arising in relation to administrations, liquidations and CVA's.

  • Advising the major clearing banks and alternative lenders in connection with the recovery of secured or unsecured debt and guarantee liabilities

  • Advising directors in connection with their own obligations in the context of an under-performing business.

  • Pursuing applications under the Insolvency Act and Rules and conducting or defending litigation in the High Court under CPR7 and CPR8.

  • Providing specialist support to our Commercial Dispute Resolution teams.

  • Various Business Development activities, with a significant amount of client contact.


Knowledge, skills And Experience Required

You will have:

  • An excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree

  • At least one year of contentious restructuring and insolvency litigation experience gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level

  • A clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team