Commercial Litigation - Insolvency

Organisation
Core-Asset Consulting
Reference
9381
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation, Litigation
Location
Edinburgh or Glasgow
Salary
Competitive
PQE
NQ, 0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Expiry Date
01/09/2017 10:02:00
Core-Asset Consulting client a multi award winning and one of Scotland’s fastest growing law firms and has a vacancy for an NQ / Solicitor / Senior Solicitor / Associate within the Insolvency Department to provide assistance on disputes

Job Description

Core-Asset Consulting client a multi award winning and one of Scotland’s fastest growing law firms and has a vacancy for an NQ / Solicitor / Senior Solicitor / Associate within the Insolvency Department to provide assistance on disputes arising out of insolvencies and debt recovery although the role may also involve some general commercial litigation work to include, property litigation, shareholder disputes to contractual disputes. The role can be based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Working closely with the head of department you will work with a range of insolvency practitioners; a mix of English refers as well as a range of commercial organisations. The successful individual will have a background in commercial litigation with experience or a genuine interest in insolvency work. You will be an outgoing and confident individual with a keen interest in business development.

This is a great chance to work in a very progressive, friendly and supportive team that offers a great opportunity to develop your career and expertise in insolvency with the backing of a well-respected Partner.

The Role:

  • To work on behalf of clients in the resolution of insolvency matters, including Company Voluntary Arrangements, Receiverships, Administrations and Liquidations
  • Provide practical advice on investigations of conduct and transactions in the period leading up to an insolvency
  • Operating in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court
  • Provide clear, honest, commercial advice to clients
  • To look for opportunities to assist, develop and cross sell the firms services
  • Meet agreed fee earning targets and have an understanding of the financial issues
  • Manage time effectively to maximise your profitability
  • Provide high quality advice in a sensitive and delicate manner

The Individual:

  • Practical knowledge and experience in commercial litigation idealy with experience or interest in insolvency
  • Scottish Qualified Solicitor
  • Well organised, methodical and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness and desire to appear in Court
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and articulate
  • Ability to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Willingness to be involved in business development and networking

The Salary & Benefits:

  • Excellent salary
  • Pension, etc
  • Working with a highly-regarded Partner
  • Central offices 
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