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20 days ago

Insolvency Solicitor NQ-2 PQE

Location: Cardiff

Salary: Salary DOE

The role

TSR Legal is looking for a solicitor that is about to, or has recently qualified to undertake corporate and personal insolvency to work as part of the cross-office Business Support and Insolvency Team. The role will be based primarily in the Cardiff office, working closely with the Partner who heads up the team and supporting the wider team in London, Southampton and the Thames Valley.

The successful candidate will have undertaken some insolvency work whilst training including personal and corporate insolvency, transactional, advisory and contentious insolvency. Alternatively, a desire to retrain (having a background in litigation, corporate or banking law). The team works for a wide range of clients, including insolvency practitioners, high street banks and other lenders, investors, directors, companies and individuals and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work closely with them all.

A working knowledge of the Insolvency Act 1986 and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 is essential and training will be given where necessary as well as supported continuous learning provided by the Blake Morgan Academy and third-party providers.

The role on offer is a varied one, no two-days are ever the same and the successful candidate will gain plenty of experience of dealing with administration appointments, security reviews, sales of businesses, winding up petitions, bankruptcy petitions, bankruptcy estates, matrimonial home proceedings, transactions at undervalue, preferences and recovering directors’ loan accounts and LPA/Fixed Charge Receiverships.

About you

The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent technical, research and communication skills, as well as an enthusiasm for business development and networking. Any candidates that have majored on litigation and/or contentious insolvency work, looking to broaden their skill set to become a fully rounded insolvency lawyer will also be considered.

This is a unique opportunity for a lively, ambitious solicitor who is flexible, able to think on their feet and enjoys networking and contributing to the growth of a successful and busy insolvency practice.

This firm is committed to adopting Smart Working practices, where appropriate in the context of business needs, and empowering colleagues to maximise their potential.  They consider each colleague’s personal preferences, working styles and development needs when deciding the best arrangements to suit our clients and colleagues.  A typical approach would be a blend of working in your usual office, working from another office, working from a client’s office and working from home

  • Solid relevant technical expertise and intellectual ability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities
  • Collegiate and team-playing approach
  • Relationship-driven, approachable and people oriented
  • Excellent client care skills
  • Exceptional self-motivation and ability to assume responsibility for your own matters
  • Committed to rigour around treating all clients fairly
  • Focused on attributing dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities
  • Able to demonstrate continuous development and diversity in thinking
  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this advertised role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

The firm

This firm is one of the UK’s leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. They provide their clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Their clients are commercial businesses, banks & lenders, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

Apply now

If you are interested in learning more about this great role, please contact Ella Watts for a confidential conversation on 02920388100 or email to schedule a confidential conversation.