Insolvency Lawyer

Employer
eNL
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Dependant on experience
Closing date
21 Apr 2021
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Job Details

A leading Top 50 law firm is looking to appoint an Insolvency Associate into their team in Birmingham. This is a unique opportunity to join a top tier firm who offer an excellent salary along with flexible working patterns. To apply, register your interest or for an initial career discussion please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref:3635

JOB TITLE: Insolvency Associate
PQE REQUIRED: 4+ PQE
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: Dependant on experience

THE ROLE:
This department has seen some really exciting hires within the team and are well recognised within Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. The team is dynamic and forward thinking and have some really good clients across the Midlands and also nationally. As a result of exciting expansion plans the insolvency team are now looking to recruit an additional Senior Associate into the team. The highly rated insolvency team of this leading practice provides advice on a range of issues which arise when insolvency occurs. The firm have identified a need within their flourishing department and they are actively looking to recruit an experienced Insolvency Solicitor. Your role will involve advising individuals, companies and also insolvency practitioners on all aspects of insolvency-related matters. The successful Insolvency Solicitor will be providing assistance on receiverships, liquidations and company voluntary arrangements as well as administrations. You will be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic and have a passion for business development. A team player and a strong work ethos is essential for this role.

THE CANDIDATE:
You will ideally have a minimum of 4 years pqe within this area of law and will be enthusiastic about this area of law. What will really make you stand out is your personality as you will have an unparalleled drive and ambition to progress your career but also to make the time to manage and mentor junior fee earners. Applicants should have a genuine passion for insolvency law and a strong commercial approach coupled with the ability to work effectively within a team. You will have excellent academics and be articulate, well presented and have a real passion for this area of law. Applicants will be required to business develop, develop relationships and make contacts. This position would suit frustrated Insolvency Solicitors looking for that next step on the career ladder. You must be able to come in and hit the ground running and go out and win new work.

THE FIRM:
This firm is genuinely rather special. Over a period of ten years of recruiting for them I have seen their growth strategy come to fruition and a delivery on promises to junior partners to progress them through the Equity. The firm is fast paced, entrepreneurial and forward thinking. With an approach that sets this firm apart from everyone else, this practice will give you the opportunity to further enhance your skills along with the chance to learn from some of the leading players within the insolvency market. This is an exciting opportunity for an Insolvency Solicitor to join one of the leading regional law firms in the Midlands and be responsible for handling some interesting and large transactions.

PACKAGE:
The firm offer highly competitive basic salaries along with an enhanced bonus scheme and a flexible benefits package which befits a top tier practice.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNLwill never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Insolvency Solicitor vacancies throughout The Midlands and The South West.. If you are an Insolvency Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

Company

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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