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Restructuring Associate - 4-8 PQE

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    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Felix Blumer

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Our client is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our 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 companies, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.

Team and Role
  • Supporting the partners in connection with primarily non-contentious insolvency mandates.

  • Assisting on transactional insolvency mandates, including advising in connection with CVAs, pre-packs and issues arising in connection with trading administrations.

  • Advising directors in connection with their own obligations in the context of an under-performing business.

  • Working closely with our leveraged finance team to help ensure early engagement and maximise the prospect of a successful restructure.

  • Various Business Development activities, with a significant amount of client contact.

Knowledge, skills and experience required
  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree

  • At least four years of restructuring experience gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level

  • A clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team

  • Excellent attention to detail Highly computer literate including confidence with MS Word, Excel and database management

  • Be a collaborative team player.

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm that specialises in legal, financial crime and compliance recruitment within the financial services and legal sector, with London and New York being the main focus. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms and investment banks.