Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer, Transatlantic Firm, London, NQ-7 PQE

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Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer, Transatlantic Firm, London, NQ-7 PQE

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Restructuring & Insolvency, Banking & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 to £150000

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW RES INT1

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Firm:

We are a leading global law firm with offices in key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes.  The principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

The Role:

We are currently building out our Restructuring Practice and have an opening for an Associate/Senior Associate up to Counsel join the team during this exciting period of growth.

The successful candidate will need to have broad restructuring experience and the firm is particularly keen to hire candidates with cross-border/international experience from leading practices.

In return, we can offer an opportunity to gain all-round experience in a growing team with a very highly regarded firm culture and opportunities for progression. This role will suit someone who would like to run their own cases and work collaboratively in teams.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Solicitors (England & Wales), NQ-7 PQE.

  • We welcome applicants regardless of PQE who believe they meet the requirements of the roles outlined in the job description and wish to apply for the position.

  • Experience from a highly ranked international practice or team;

  • Excellent people skills and a good, clear communication style;

  • Energetic and dynamic mind-set, with a desire to get involved in building up the business and marketing a leading restructuring practice.

  • Ability to work effectively within an established, close-knit team;

  • A self-starter, willing to be challenged by taking on work outside their comfort zone

  • Demonstrate ability to confidently interact with clients and develop business pro-actively;

  • A commercial and pragmatic outlook;

  • Experience in advising on cross border matters;

  • Degree educated achieving a minimum grade of 2:1, or equivalent qualification/ experience.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that offers our people the opportunity and support they need to succeed. We are therefore happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that individuals may require throughout the recruitment process and once they have joined the Firm.

In addition, one of our core values is to promote diversity and inclusion at all levels within the business which is actively supported by our diversity networks - LGBT+, Fusion (BAME), Women, and Work and Me (Family).