Restructuring & Insolvency Partner

JMC Legal recruitment
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£90000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
5 Nov 2020

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This firm are always one step ahead of the curve and have continued to expand through the businesses needs. They show no signs of stopping, making now an exciting time to join them.

With a modern and forward-thinking approach, this entrepreneurial firm are looking to further bolster their Restructuring & Insolvency department. You will be surrounded with industry leaders in a collegiate yet refreshing environment.

The Firm

The firm are highly regarded in the Legal 500 with a large proportion of their practice's areas being top tiered, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. The practice now stands at 165 employees after a number of strategic, heavyweight hires, which gives you a flavour of their success.

They have an impressive and diverse client base, advising some of the UK's largest organisations as well as owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs and public sector organisations.

The firm prides itself on its partner-led approach and high-calibre lawyers and they believe in stability and continuity which is the foundation on how they build relationships with their clients. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often act as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm invest in its people through ongoing training and development. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm have a lovely culture and get involved with a variety of charitable activities both inside and outside of work. They are well known in the local community and have a number of local causes they support, encouraging everyone to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a proficient Restructuring & Insolvency Partner to join their busy city centre department in Leeds.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the Restructuring & Insolvency department, and more generally across the Corporate team and firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload including charities, education, energy and renewables, retail and transport.

Your caseload will involve winding up and bankruptcy proceedings, reorganisation of businesses, administrations, liquidations, administrative receiverships, personal insolvency, director duties and financial restructuring.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.


  • You will be a Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Restructuring & Insolvency Partner to join this legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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