Insolvency Associate

Job ID: JRIA11
Job Term: ,
Salary: £55000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are excited to be working with a Legal Top 500 law firm that have built a reputation for providing outstanding services and supporting a variety of clients from high profile businesses, local individuals and families throughout the region and further afield.

The firm are looking for a Insolvency Associate to join their team at their office in St Albans. This is an exciting opportunity for a 2-4 years PQE solicitor to join their Dispute Resolution Team.

Skills and attributes

– A minimum of 2 years’ experience of insolvency.
– Adopts a client-centered focus at all times taking responsibility for the level of client service in they provide and proactive steps to maximize and improve client relationships.
– A commercial and pragmatic attitude to the resolution of disputes.
– Able to manage time and workload to prioritise and juggle multiple client priorities.
– Willingness to go the extra mile.
– High IT literacy.
– Effective written and oral communication skills.
– Confident with the ability to interface and develop relationships with a variety of people.
– Socially confident.
– Professional appearance.

Key Duties:

  • Dealing with new client enquiries.
  • Handling all aspects of corporate insolvency including administration appointments (both in court and out of court appointments), all court applications under insolvency legislation, providing advice to IPs, secured lenders and directors.
  • Dealing with all aspects of property related transactions in insolvency.
  • All aspects of personal insolvency.
  • Dealing with insolvency related litigation.
  • Providing direction and guidance where required to junior members of the team.
  • Provide a courteous and efficient service putting clients at the center of everything that is done.
  • Maintain control of an allocated caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file management, administration, time-recording and accounting are maintained at all times.
  • Recognise the importance of cross selling and identify opportunities to refer work to other teams.
  • Attend networking and firm events to build relationships with potential clients and intermediaries.
  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies for specific area of expertise and work.
  • Regularly update knowledge and expertise and share this with others’ in the department/firm.


  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


To find out more, call the office on 01482 533656

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

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