Contentious Insolvency - Manchester

Actis Recruitment
Manchester, Connecticut (US)
to £46,000 + Benefits
Closing date
18 Oct 2020
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Thriving Business based in Manchester – new opportunity ideally suited to 2-6yrs’ PQE. 

A progressive and entrepreneurial business is looking to appoint a further lawyer to its in-house team.  This new opening provides the opportunity for an ambitious litigator to play a key and integral role within a highly successful business. 

The team comprises market leading experts acting on instructions involving creditors, insolvency practitioners, directors & shareholders, individuals and corporate clients. 

Instructions will cover all aspects of commercial litigation, corporate disputes and insolvency proceedings including: 

•    Formal insolvency, liquidation and bankruptcy proceedings,
•    Advising trustees, liquidators and administrators, 
•    Investigations of asset disposals and antecedent transactions, 
•    Misfeasance and breach of duty claims, 
•    Asset recoveries,
•    Director Disqualification proceedings. 

There will be also the opportunity to be involved in wider commercial disputes including: 

•    Contractual Disputes
•    Negligence Actions
•    Financial Litigation
•    Partnership and Shareholder issues

The nature of the role requires a specialist solicitor or legal executive with not less than 2 yrs’ PQE.   Ideally, you will have experience in contentious insolvency but applications from commercial litigators with a genuine interest in this sector are also welcome to apply. 

The culture is dynamic and engaging in a supportive and well-humoured team. 

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.


Actis Legal Recruitment is an independent, specialist consultancy, niche in its market and covering the North West legal business sector.

We have an outstanding reputation for offering law firms and lawyers a high quality service and sound advice in solicitor and legal recruitment. All our Senior Consultants have practised as qualified Solicitors and bring with them real life experience working as a lawyer before becoming professionally trained, legal recruitment consultants. This combination of experience and skills means that our consultants have extensive contacts and networks that open doors into the market that may otherwise remain closed. By sharing these networks and our expertise, we are able to add real value whether you as an individual or part of a team are seeking a new opportunity, or a law firm looking to appoint.

By focusing specifically on the legal sector within the region, our team is uniquely positioned to offer relevant and expert advice. We know the legal recruitment market inside out and we are in touch with firms of varying size and disciplines, Lawyers of all levels of experience and seniority. Based in Manchester, we are well positioned to cover all of the North West legal sector.

We thoroughly enjoy the business we’re in and the lawyers we get to meet. We’re proud of our reputation too.

Our mission statement is “Professional recruitment with integrity”, which extends across every element of our business.

Contact Us
  • Barnet House
  • 53 Fountain Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 2AN
  • GB
  • 07855 312401
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