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Associate - Insolvency Solicitor

£75000 - £90000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

This Top 70 UK law firm is seeking to add an insolvency solicitor to its growing commercial disputes team based in the City of London. Ranked highly throughout the legal directories in a number of practice areas - this is a true, quality law firm.

Recognised as a Tier 1 practice for insolvency and corporate recovery in the Legal 500, you will be joining a team at the top of the profession. With quality work and excellent support and mentoring from leading lawyers - you will benefit from an accelerated career path.

The firm:

Their client base comprises market disrupters operating across the new technologies industry, ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to major international corporations.

Based in the City of London, you will benefit from excellent commuter links as well as a stunning and modern office.
This commercial practice is instructed on some of the most significant and impactful transactional work that is very much on par with City level work.

Ranked in the top tier of the Legal 500, the firm's insolvency practice is renowned for its quality and boasts a wide range of clients and contacts, providing a varied and steady diet of work.

They have attracted the highest calibre of lawyers due to their location and the quality of work they do, which is bolstered by their links within the local technology industry and affiliations to the most innovative University faculties in the area.

The firm operates a modern and forward thinking culture, with flexible and hybrid working options as standard.

The Role:

This prestigious, Tier 1 Legal 500 law firm is seeking an Insolvency Solicitor with 2-5 years PQE to join at the Associate or even Senior Associate level.

You will be joining an outstanding team, within a firm recognised as one of the 20 best law firms to work for. The workload will consist of a wide variety of insolvency matters.

Rubbing shoulders with lawyers noted as "recommended" or even as "leading" in the Legal 500, this is the ideal environment to expand your knowledge and consolidate your career in insolvency matters.

The team resolve both stressed and distressed situations, advising on strategies for recovery and business turnaround alongside transactional work, both corporate and personal. The position will also involve providing advice on insolvency litigation/contentious litigation matters.

The role offers an exciting variety of work as you will advise on both contentious and non-contentious matters in the UK and internationally. You will benefit from cross-departmental cooperation with other teams within the firm as well the opportunity to engage in business development activities.

You will receive tailored training and development as well as top level support with advanced software and IT solutions. You can expect impressive prospects for progression thanks to the team's continued growth.


  • England & Wales qualified solicitor with 2-5 years PQE
  • Previous experience insolvency/commercial litigation
  • Preferable comfortable with contentious AND non-contentious work
  • Ability to manage your own caseload


  • Salary is above market rate and adjustable depending on PQE
  • 25 days starting holiday
  • Hybrid working options
  • Private medical insurance
  • Opportunity to work alongside top lawyers in the sector
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced insolvency solicitor to join a Tier 1 practice in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.