Solicitor / Associate - Restructuring and Insolvency
TLT's Restructuring and Insolvency team leads the way in Bristol.
We are the largest team in the region and we are top ranked for Restructuring and Insolvency in both Chambers and the Legal 500.
As well as our locally based expertise, we are very much a full service national practice, with team members based in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast.
Our successful and busy team offers our clients market leading strategic expertise on complex advisory, transactional and contentious work.
We work closely with all of the leading insolvency practitioners and advisers. We also act for an impressive and growing range of financial stakeholders including banks, financial institutions, corporates, investors and private equity.
We are members of the specialist Restructuring/Insolvency panels for all of the main UK lending banks, alongside a wide range of other domestic and international banks and lenders. We have also developed a niche specialism in the acquisition and disposals of loan books and investment portfolios.
We are also proud to be appointed to the Crown Commercial Services General Advisory Panel (Tier 1) for HM Government and are one of only five firms on the specialist Insolvency Service panel for the UK.
Drawing on the expertise of lawyers who understand the restructuring and insolvency market from other areas of the firm such as real estate, pensions, regulatory, litigation, employment, commercial and corporate allows us to deliver a full service offering to all of our clients.
We will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will manage your own caseloads ensuring your experience is varied and broad but will also work with our experienced junior and senior team members on some of the most interesting cases and projects regionally, nationally and internationally.
Through our national service lines you will work with notable and exciting clients and increase your sector specialisms. You will receive bespoke training throughout your career and work with some of the best insolvency lawyers around, ensuring you have the technical and commercial skills to build an effective and successful practice.
You will have your own high quality and varied caseload while working closely with the partners and other team members on larger matters. The work includes:
- A mixture of contentious and non-contentious work for a wide variety of clients
- Providing expert advice to leading banks and other lenders and financial institutions
- Advising on the appointment of insolvency office holders and assisting them in their roles
- Working in teams on larger often high-profile projects
- Advising HM Government on strategic and day-to-day matters
- Providing expert advice and opinion to clients and stakeholders in a variety of insolvency scenarios
- Business development including training and seminars.
The Ideal Candidate
Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:
- Ideally 2 and 6 years PQE specialist experience in insolvency and restructuring law and practice
- Enjoyment of working in a successful team-based environment with team members based across the UK
- Have a clear understanding of finance and security documentation
- Have strong client handling skills and be able to instil client confidence
- Enthusiasm for restructuring and insolvency law as well as the ability to give advice in a commercial context
- An excellent academic background
TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com .
We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. As a fee earner if you exceed your targets you will receive a generous annual bonus. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.
About the Firm
We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.