Our client is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and a clear strategy for future growth. Their in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen them become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.
Our client has a leading European and International restructuring practice. The Restructuring and Special Situations Group acts for senior lenders, distressed investors, debtors and insolvency practitioners in all aspects of corporate insolvency and restructuring. The RSSG team is largely non-contentious, working closely with the disputes team when more litigious matters arise.
We are currently looking for a qualified mid to senior level Associate to join the restructuring and special situations group (RSSG) in the London office. The successful candidates would work on the following sorts of matters:
reviewing security, bond and loan documents with a view to advising parties on their rights following default
advising on schemes of arrangement and related issues
appointment of administrators, both by directors and by a QFCH
pre-packaged administration sales of shares or businesses
company voluntary arrangements
advice to directors on their duties
coordinating advice from foreign law firms in relation to cross-border restructurings or insolvencies
loan to own strategies by distressed investors
Essential skills and experience
Qualified mid to senior level lawyer with post-qualification experience at a major law firm, preferably 2-4 PQE but other candidates will be considered.
Experience at a law firm recognised for its restructuring practice in some or all of the above areas of work.
Experience of drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal documents and agreements in a private practice environment
An adaptable individual who is a fast learner, with experience dealing with multiple jurisdictions.
A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels
Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to client needs
Experience of negotiating with counterparts.
A commercial approach