Job Title: Restructuring and Insolvency Associate, London
Top law firm in London is seeking a Restructuring & Insolvency Associate to join their Banking Practice. It is recognised as a leading international practice and acts for financial institutions, funds and major corporates on a broad range of transactions. The deals that the group are involved in span a wide range of work areas and almost all deals are multi-jurisdictional. The team comprises restructuring and insolvency specialists throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, who work closely with the firm’s top tier finance and corporate practices. They also have experience of other relevant areas of law, such as tax, employment, real estate, intellectual property and litigation & arbitration.
Analysing market precedents
Advising on what is standard and what is not.
Taking instructions internally or externally.
Researching the appropriate primary and secondary sources to correctly identify and analyse issues.
Advising client, judging appropriately when to seek advice and when to advise without supervision.
Drafting using the correct precedents.
Reviewing documentation while appreciating legal and commercial arguments and client goals.
Anticipating and meeting deadlines.
Building and maintaining co-operative, communicative relationships with the client team.
Contributing effectively in client meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with market developments and their implications.
Contributing to business planning – demonstrating awareness of the firm’s strategic direction.
Contributing to client pitches.
Ideally 3 years + post qualification experience
Candidates will ideally have experience in restructuring and insolvency
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to assimilate and process information quickly
Ability to respond very quickly under pressure
Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
Ability to influence using appropriate techniques
This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding market leading practice at the cutting edge of global law practice.