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Commercial Litigation (Insolvency) Senior Associate

JMC Legal recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jan 2021

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This opportunity will offer a springboard to your career with a high value and intricate caseload that will give you a real edge and finesse. You will have the exposure to work with great clients at a dynamic firm that has a high level of technical know-how with commercial astuteness.

The Firm

This firm is a Top 50 practice International law firm with over 800 members of staff and offices across the UK, Middle East, and the Far East.

The firm have an impressive client base across a variety of industry sectors from transport and infrastructure, education and health to energy and natural resources and banking services. It's what makes them stand out as full-service international firm that provides an integrated offering.

With the firm comes genuine opportunities to progress as the firm place people at the heart of their business. Training and investment never stops at this practice, no matter whether you are a newly qualified or a seasoned partner, you will be invested in. They regularly have outside businesses and motivational individuals come in to provide training and top-level support. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the businesses DNA. Leaders within the company will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This, coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders across the globe.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Commercial Litigation Senior Associate, with a particular focus on Insolvency Litigation, to join their buzzing Manchester office in the heart of the City.

A vast majority of the role will be focused on Contentious Insolvency work, on an international basis. You will be advising insolvency practitioners on a range of matters including administrations, liquidations, bankruptcy matters and statutory investigations. You will also support directors, bankrupts, creditors and third parties otherwise affected by insolvency proceedings.

In addition to insolvency litigation, you will assist the team with other general commercial litigation matters including contractual and commercial disputes, public law disputes, professional negligence, injunctions and reputation management work.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Lawyer with at least 5 years PQE +
  • You should have strong experience and exposure in Contentious Insolvency matters
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail


  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Senior Associate to join a substantial and dynamic firm in central Manchester is one not to be missed.

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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