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Insolvency Solicitor

  • GBP£60,000.00 - GBP£90,000.00
  • Colchester, Essex
  • Permanent

Insolvency Solicitor | 3+ PQE | Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package | Colchester, Essex

The Firm:

This progressive, Legal 500-backed firm are entrepreneurial in spirit and, as such, remains in the top tiers across most practice areas. They now have a headcount of over 200 lawyers with offices across Essex and East Anglia and a strong presence in the market.

Their learning and development program is widely respected in the legal sector, and they are known for their approach to staff investment. They are committed to their employees and believe in supporting their solicitors to grow and develop within the firm. They hold an underpinning value of internal progression and look to promote on merit-based progression routes.

The firm attracts legal professionals of the highest calibre and everyone at the firm benefits from the wealth of experience in its ranks.

Why Join Our Client's Team:

Thrilling Growth Prospects: The firm are experiencing consistent organic growth, creating unparalleled opportunities for your career. You will play a pivotal role in this exciting journey, contributing to the firm's expansion and your own success.

Cutting-Edge Technology: Our client has heavily invested in modern technology to ensure streamlined operations. This commitment to innovation enhances the client experience and empowers legal professionals like you to excel.

Vibrant Partnership and Leadership: The firm boasts a dynamic and forward-thinking leadership team with a robust plan for continued growth. The firm has a culture of rewarding based on merit, without the need for corporate red tape and bureaucracy.

Quality Work: This is a work culture that prioritises quality and excellence. You'll engage in complex, stimulating work that truly challenges and rewards your legal expertise.

A Supportive Culture: Beyond professional achievements, you'll find a warm, inclusive culture where collaboration and support flourish. The firm understands the importance of a healthy work-life balance, fostering a positive atmosphere for its employees.

The Role:

The Insolvency Team acts for insolvency practitioners as well as companies and individuals: directors, partners, sole traders, creditors, debtors and their spouses, mainly in the East of England region but also further afield.

The team are predominantly known for their contentious recovery work, acting for insolvency practitioners and defending directors. However, to enhance their offering, they seek an ambitious Solicitor who will manage and develop their non-contentious work, alongside a caseload of contentious matters.

This role comes with excellent career progression prospects, allowing you to build, lead and develop a team whilst offering a clear and structured pathway to Partnership.

The ideal candidate:

  • Insolvency Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE
  • You will have experience in advising and assisting relevant stakeholders with all aspects of insolvency work, including non-contentious insolvency instructions. In particular, you will have dealt with the restructuring and sale of businesses as well as be competent in drafting the necessary transactional paperwork.
  • Ideally you will have JIEB qualification, although not essential
  • You will be confident in delegating work to junior fee earners
  • You will be keen to be involved with business development and growth of the department
  • You will be a team player who enjoys working collaboratively to deliver outstanding legal services


  • Highly competitive salary package
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners
  • Flexible, hybrid working arrangments
  • Regular team and company-wide social events

Apply now for the role of Insolvency Solicitor in Colchester for immediate consideration, or call Andrew Chapman on 0203 865 2113 for more information.

Andrew Chapman Senior Recruitment Consultant- Essex & East Anglia

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