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Restructuring Associate

£120000.00 - £150000 per annum excellent benefits
London City London

Managing this Role


Marcus Chu

Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Restructuring Associate: The Restructuring group continues to expand offering an opportunity for a Restructuring Associate to develop into an industry leader. The team is ranked highly on the Legal 500 and Chambers acting for all the major global banks.

The Firm

A leader in the technology domain, this international firm continues to ride high on the 'Tech boom' waves. The impressive run of growth coincided with the firm's move in 2016 into a gleaming new London office. Despite the current pandemic, revenue increased again this year by 5.3% and accelerating forward. This Top 20 practice acts for corporations, professionals and individuals, focusing on helping multi-national corporations being changed by technology and the digital world. With offices across Europe, the Middle-East, and Asia-Pacific; the international team is always on hand to provide world-class, innovative solutions to their clients worldwide.

Their technical excellence recognises this Top 20 firm in Corporate & Commercial, Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property & Data Privacy and Aviation. Their world-class expertise spans across global sectors in Media, Healthcare, Energy, Retail & Consumer, and Technology & Communications.

As a global firm, they seek ambitious individuals who are keen to progress. The culture provides all their staff with world-class support; with a commitment to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Agile working and work-life balance is something the firm actively promotes.

The Role

The firm seeks a Restructuring Associate 3-6 PQE to join their multi-award winning practice in their City of London office.

The Restructuring team is highly ranked on the Legal 500 and Chambers. This position will sit in between the Corporate and Finance group; with access to the very best national and international work, increasingly involved in complex, high-value restructuring, bank-led work, and advisory - they are recognised as experts by Chambers and Legal 500.

The restructuring group regularly acts for all major clearing banks and a variety of other lenders. Recent work includes; advising a global bank on the financing of a hotel group.

You will be:

  • Involved in complex, high-value restructuring projects at an early stage in the financial decline curve, to innovative solutions
  • Advising Financial Institutions, turnaround and insolvency practitioners, company directors, shareholders, and other stakeholders on recovery and turnaround strategies.
  • Investigate causes of company failure and pursue claims against those responsible.
  • Acting for all major clearing banks and a wide variety of other lenders.
  • Be given early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.


  • The ideal candidate would have 3-6 PQE in a City firm with broad financial restructuring experience. Transactional, bank-led work will be advantageous
  • Commercially-aware with technical excellence
  • A strong team player with a client-focused approach
  • Ability to work in a large team collaboratively on high profile projects

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Restructuring Associate to join an award-winning Legal 500 ranked practice within a Top 20 International firm at their City of London office.