Insolvency and Restructuring Partner, Guildford or Wimbledon

TWM Solicitors is searching for an Insolvency and Restructuring Partner who will be responsible for providing advice on insolvency and restructuring matters within the firm.
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Louise Prynne
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Overview of the vacancy

Our Insolvency and Restructuring Partner will be responsible for providing advice on insolvency and restructuring matters within the firm, providing legal expertise and guidance to clients on all aspects of insolvency law and contributing to the growth in the departments profitability.

Job description

  • Lead and develop a dedicated team of insolvency and restructuring professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Handle complex insolvency and restructuring matters, providing legal expertise and strategic guidance to clients.
  • Negotiate and draft agreements related to all insolvency matters, including company voluntary arrangements, administration, and receivership.
  • Assist the department as a whole in meeting its fee earning targets by providing help, advice and assistance to clients of the department as well as other departments of the firm.
  • Actively engage with insolvency practitioners, companies, and directors to understand their needs and provide tailored legal solutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to insolvency and restructuring work in the England and Wales.
  • Ensure that all matters adhere to legal and regulatory requirements, including anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures.
  • Supervise staff.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, demonstrating a proven track record of client retention and business development and identify opportunities to refer work to other departments.
  • Assess potential risks associated with insolvency work and provide strategic advice to clients on risk management and mitigation.
  • Demonstrate consistent willingness to become involved in activities of the firm, including marketing, outside of normal working hours.
  • Promote good file management.
  • Understand the importance of time recording and financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently.
  • Undertake other duties as from time to time required.
  • Provide strategic advice to the department and firm on developing and growing the insolvency and restructuring practice.

This job description is non exhaustive and the firm reserves the right to vary the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the firm’s business.

Qualifications

Qualified solicitor in England with a valid practising certificate:

A minimum of 10 years of post qualification experience handling insolvency related legal matters. A good honours degree followed by LPC, training contract and PSC / or a good honours degree with CILEX to Fellow level, LPC and PSC and admitted by SRA as a solicitor.

Essential personal qualities, skills and abilities

  • Is professional and courteous in communication at all times, both internally with colleagues and externally with clients and others.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude.
  • Proven track record leading people.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to identify and resolve complex legal issues.
  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple transactions simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Understands and adheres to regulatory and compliance procedures at all times.
  • Business development acumen with the ability to contribute to the growth of the firm’s insolvency and restructuring practice.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and alignment with, the values of the firm.

Desirable skills and abilities

  • Prior knowledge of Practice Evolve or other practice management systems.
  • Familiarity with Practical Law and LexisNexis.

Contact us

If you are interested, please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@twmsolicitors.com.

TWM Solicitors (www.twmsolicitors.com) is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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