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Restructuring & Insolvency Associate

£130000 - £160000 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


This Magic Circle International law firm is looking for a Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer, 1-5 years PQE, to join within their Tier 1 ranked City of London team.
This leading international organisation operates from over 20 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA, and the US. This role comes with realistic long-term prospects within a market leading practice.

The Firm
This Global Top 10 Law firm has long been one of the most prestigious Law firms throughout the world. They very much operate on the global stage and operate under the belief that in a world where commercial success increasingly relies on globalisation, they offer clients a truly international perspective, and offer their people a rewarding and stimulating career.
As is to be expected of a world-leading firm, their clients include half of the Global Fortune 500 Companies, banks, financial institutions, corporate and private equity funds, investors, asset managers, and the largest insurance and reinsurance institutions.
The lawyers at this firm are diverse, enterprising, collaborative, and committed to delivering the highest level of service. Diversity is a core value of the firm, and this has been recognised with numerous awards and high rankings around the world, including helping many of their lawyers achieve recognition in legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers.
The firm adopts a contemporary vision, where people, culture and attitude to change are the fundamental business values. Quality is a personal pride across the firm, and staff of the highest calibre are recruited and retained, working together in a collaborative and supportive environment.

The Role

  • The Restructuring and Insolvency Group works on the entire range of corporate restructuring and insolvency assignments, from advising private equity, financial investors, bank and bondholder creditors, governmental bodies and debtors in 'work-out' situations to advising officeholders, creditors and other counterparties in the context of insolvency proceedings.
  • The breadth and depth of the practice allows clients to benefit from restructuring and finance expertise across a full spectrum of products and structures, providing access to specialists in areas which are often pivotal in distressed situations, such as pensions, tax and derivatives.
  • You will be working closely with our insolvency practices outside London - especially the US, Asia Pac, The Netherlands, France and Germany.
  • A strong transactional bias would be a distinct advantage, but lawyers who have had a mix of contentious and non-contentious work may still apply.


  • Be an outstanding lawyer with 1-5 years PQE, and extensive experience Restructuring & Insolvency matters
  • Good organisational skills and enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and desire to carry out business development. Utilise client focus initiatives and monitor service levels of client needs.

What's on offer

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large and high-profile local region, UK and international cases, many of which are present in the news.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Restructuring & Insolvency lawyer with 1-5 years PQE, to join a Magic Circle law firm with one of the most prestigious practices in the City.
Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call for a confidential conversation.