Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer

Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer

Job Title: Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$180000 per annum + bonus + career progression
Reference: MT18864_1613625370
Contact Name: Marianna Tuccia
Contact Email: marianna@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: February 18, 2021 16:16

Job Description

  • Leading Insolvency & Restructuring team
  • Strong pipeline of work
  • Clear progression path

The Firm & Role

Our client is a global elite law firm. The partners are leaders in their field and always rank highly in the legal tables in their respective areas of expertise. This firm acts for clients local and international clients, ASX-listed companies, insolvency practitioners, practitioners, trustees, receivers, secured creditors, administrators, non-bank lenders as well as major banks.

Due to a strong pipeline of work, our client is looking to recruit a Senior Associate Restructuring & Insolvency lawyer. The work will be a mix of front-end and back-end work and it will include:

  • working on insolvencies, administrations, liquidations, receiverships
  • advising on directors obligations and personal insolvencies
  • winding up applications
  • restructures and workouts
  • preference claims
  • advising on corporate distress
  • advising on insolvent trading claims

You will have high levels of responsibility and autonomy, fostering strong client relationships whilst still having partner access. This is a superb opportunity to build your profile in the insolvency space.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 4 years plus pae in the area of insolvency related disputes, advantageous would be experience in restructures and work-outs
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Insolvency litigation and advisory skills
  • Drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to think outside the square
  • Client management and interpersonal skills
  • A track record with dealing with major clients
  • Ability to work in a committed and high performing team
  • Ability to mentor and guide more junior members of the team
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Energy, drive and ambition

Benefits & Culture

Our client's working culture is progressive and forward thinking. This law firm is known for it's positive and collaborative culture.

On offer is an above market salary package and a healthy incentive scheme.

As well as a generous salary package, there will be assistance with post graduate studies, payments of CLEs, opportunity to participate in sporting and social activities, opportunity to take part in pro bono work, the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, flexible work practices, state of the art resources that makes working from home seamless.

The partners truly invest in their lawyers and progression is a reality for the ambitious experienced lawyer.


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB (SK912353A)
Ref No: MT18864
Email: Marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Applications close 18 March 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.