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Restructuring and Insolvency Associate

£70000.00 - £84000.00 per annum Excellent benefits
Scotland Edinburgh

The benefits and high-quality work you expect to see from a London firm based in the enchanting city of Edinburgh. Combining an award-winning work culture and unrivalled progression opportunities, this is a unique role for a talented Restructuring & Insolvency Associate (2 PQE) to supercharge their careers.

A Top 50 firm, Tier 1 Ranked in Restructuring & Insolvency, this role will place you in an enviable position to develop a reputation as a leader in the field of R&I.

The Firm

A genuinely standout company in the UK legal landscape, this firm achieves the rare balance of performing the highest quality of work with the best clients, whilst retaining an excellent working culture and work-life balance for its staff.

This innovative Top 50 and multi-award-winning firm has expanded rapidly across the UK in recent years. In part, this is due to their focus and ability to produce results for their prestigious client base. However, it is also due to the significant focus that the management place on hiring the best legal talent, and ensuring staff flourish.

Rarely in firms operating at this level does a culture of approachability and supportiveness permeate from top to bottom. Collaboration is at the heart of the working model, and Partners willingly give up their time to train and mentor more junior team members.

Many of the lawyers have received individual recognition for their expertise, including from the Hot 100 and the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. It is a hotbed for rising stars and the ongoing professional development is a major selling point and one reason why staff stay at the business for such long durations.

Clients range from high net-worth individuals to some of the largest multinational companies operating globally. Staff are exposed to the highest quality work across a range of jurisdictions and are supported to provide an industry-leading service by some of the most highly regarded legal minds in the UK.

If you are an ambitious and motivated professional, who is seeking to work for one of the pre-eminent law firms in the country, this is a truly unparalleled opportunity. You will be able to develop a depth of expertise which could see you ascend to the top of the legal profession in your chosen practice area.

The Role

Working within the experienced and prestigious Edinburgh team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support some of the most exciting and large-scale restructuring, recovery and insolvency work in the legal sector.

Clients vary from large financial institutions, distressed investors, insolvency practitioners and well-known businesses from a variety of sectors. Work includes providing advice on the full range of R&I matters including corporate restructurings, distressed M&A, distressed refinancing, and contingency planning.

Working alongside some of the most highly regarded Partners in the field, you will work in a collaborative manner to ensure clients receive the premium service the firm has become renowned for providing.

The successful candidate will be in a strong position to develop market-leading expertise in Restructuring & Insolvency and take a definitive step forward in their career.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has strong experience in non-contentious restructuring & insolvency matters, and a good knowledge of insolvency proceedings
  • Commercial awareness and market understanding
  • Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues alike
  • Is able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join an award-winning Top50 firm with an esteemed reputation
  • Career development opportunities with a clear progression pathway through to Partnership
  • Ownership of client relations
  • Excellent hybrid working options
  • Positive working culture and well-being considerations
  • Excellent salary
  • Generous benefits package and lucrative bonus scheme

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you, call or email now for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if this isn't quite right, reach out to find out about other roles we are currently recruiting for, or to have a general chat about your career and the current legal market.

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