Contentious Restructuring Associate

Joe Rees Director and Recruiter

+44 (0) 7903 222 898




£65000-75000 per annum


Private Practice


Permanent Role


11 June 2024



A top tier international law firm is now looking to bring a Contentious Restructuring Associate into the Manchester team. Our clients Restructuring practice boasts top-tier positions on major bank panels and sustains excellent relationaships with key players in the restructuring and insolvency sphere. With a robust presence across the UK, the national team comprises 14 Partners and over 45 dedicated specialists. Their comprehensive service offering spans the full spectrum of restructuring and insolvency matters across a multitude of sectors, setting them apart from competitors.

The Contentious Restructuring Associate will join an team of experts in Manchester, contributing to a variety of contentious insolvency mandates and restructuring advice. Your role will involve advising on administrations, liquidations, and CVAs, as well as assisting with the recovery of debts and advising directors on their obligations. Expect to engage in High Court litigation and provide specialist support to Commercial Dispute Resolution teams. Business Development activities will also be a key aspect, offering substantial client interaction.

The role comes with a top end competitive salary and a benefits package that acknowledges the importance of work-life balance, professional development, and personal well-being.

The ideal candidate with have 1 - 4 years PQE in contentious restructuring and insolvency litigation, coupled with a strong academic background, holding at least a 2:1 degree. You should have a keen commercial acumen, be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and proactive, with a natural ability to foster long-lasting client relationships based on trust and high-quality service delivery.

If this Contentious Restructuring Associate position in Manchester sounds of interest, please apply through the advert or contact Joe Rees at Thornton Legal directly on 07903222898 or Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only.

Thornton Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency. We regularly recruit for international, national, Legal 500, regional and boutique law firms across Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, West Yorkshire and the West Midlands. Main locations include Liverpool, Chester, Preston, Manchester, Leeds and Shropshire. At Thornton Legal we work with partners, solicitors, paralegals and legal assistants across a range of practice areas including (but not exclusively) corporate, commercial property, residential property, employment, litigation, private client and family.

Joe Rees Director and Recruiter

+44 (0) 7903 222 898

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