07 Apr, 2021

Insolvency Solicitor

  • Frettens Solicitors
  • Christchurch, UK
Full time Lawyer Solicitor Professionals

Job Description

Frettens is looking for a newly qualified solicitor (or one soon to qualify), interested in developing their skills in insolvency law and procedure. We are building a team to work in insolvency and corporate recovery. You will be working alongside the partner in charge of the team, who is also qualified as an insolvency practitioner and has an established reputation in the field. Their career experience includes secondments to the recoveries department of a bank and also to work alongside appointment-taking insolvency practitioners. Most of the team's clients are insolvency practitioners acting as liquidators, administrators, trustees in bankruptcy and in other formal appointments. Previous experience in insolvency law is not required.

We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • A NQ solicitor, or even about to qualify. Up to 3 years PQE.
  • An interest in developing personal marketing and networking skills
  • Desire to become skilled in conveying information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
  • Desire to develop negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to motivate yourself to meet / exceed targets
  • Ability to structure own workload, making best use of resources and time
  • Shows initiative
  • Creative, able to generate new ideas and original solutions
  • Focuses on detail, needs to be methodical, organised, systematic
  • Anticipates client’s future needs, sees opportunities for other teams and makes suitable introductions
  • Returns client calls
  • Willing to meet new clients and learn to try to win new business
  • Promotes Frettens on service and values (rather than price alone) and follows up on viable enquiries

Experience

PQE 1, PQE 2, PQE 3, Newly Qualified

Competitive Salary

Yes

Sector

Corporate, Insolvency

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