Solicitor – Insolvency and Recoveries

Job Overview

The Rec Pool Group are actively recruiting for a Solicitor within an Insolvency and Recoveries department, on behalf of our client, a leading and award winning national Legal firm, working out of either their Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool or Manchester office however other locations may also be considered based on flexible working arrangements within the business.

The role:

Conduct of contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, working independently and assisting other fee earners in more complex cases;
Provide supervision to junior members of the team where appropriate;
Prepare pre-formal insolvency and contingency planning advice
Prepare personal and corporate insolvency documents – including but not limited to drafting the appointment of fixed charge receivers, notices of intention to appoint and notice of appointment of administrators by QFCHs and Directors, drafting reports on the validity of the appointment of administrators and fixed charge receivers, statutory demands and winding up petitions;
Draft documents in relation to pre-pack administrations and sale of assets out of liquidation;
Handling contested compulsory winding up and bankruptcy petitions and instructing Counsel accordingly;
Investigate and pursue transactions conducted pre-insolvency against various third parties;
Attending and conducting hearings;
Drafting urgent applications for freezing injunctions and /or for the appointment of provisional liquidators;
Managing and developing client relationships
Perform asset tracing on target entities / individuals
Complete MI procedures as required
Achieve set targets/KPIs
Ensure relevant deadlines, compliance and quality measures are adhered to
Skills required:

Previous insolvency experience working on both insolvency litigation and restructuring transactions
Motivated and highly-driven
Ability to work to deadlines / targets, to prioritise and manage a caseload and deliver effective solutions
Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative with a positive attitude
A commercial, solution-driven and client-focused approach
Strong legal and analytical skills with an eye for detail
Excellent organisation and time-management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent IT skills
Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
Flexible approach

Salary open depending on candidate experience
Extensive company benefits
Flexible working arrangements welcomed
Company pension
28 days holiday
Flexi-benefits scheme
Strong career and development opportunities


extensive benefits


Full Time


Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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