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Senior Contentious Insolvency Solicitor (5+ PQE)

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9 May 2021

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An expanding boutique commercial firm in Manchester is looking to take on a Senior Contentious Insolvency Solicitor with at least 5 years’ PQE.  


While this role is based at the firm’s Spinningfields office, you will only be required to travel into Manchester for 2 days a week and can work from home for the rest of the time if you wish.  


This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial Solicitor who’s looking to take on extra responsibility, build their profile and elevate their career to the next level. 


Senior Contentious Insolvency Solicitor - Manchester  The company & role 


  • A Legal 500 recognised specialist commercial firm with offices in Manchester, Liverpool and Lancashire 


    The firm deal with the full spectrum of commercial work and are continuing to expand, even in the current climate 


    They work with a range of clients such as SMEs, large corporations, public and private companies and HNW individuals and insurers. 


    You will work as part of a down-to-earth team and handle with the full-range of litigious insolvency-related matters including company insolvencies, bankruptcies, compulsory liquidations, director disqualification proceedings and retention of title claims 


    The firm have a merit-based promotion system and a relaxed, collegiate team culture 


    Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Lancashire, Warrington, High Peak and Cheshire 


Added extras and benefits  


  • Flexible working 


    A friendly, down-to-earth working culture 


    Generous contractual bonus scheme 


    Dress for the day 


The ideal candidate 


  • An Insolvency Solicitor / Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 


    Someone with an enterprising nature who enjoys business development  


    May have a client following  


    Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 


  • Will have a proven track record and strong technical knowledge 


How to apply for this Senior Contentious Insolvency Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca on 03300 245 606 or email  


Rebecca is a consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of commercial and litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed help you take your next step.  


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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 


Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



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