Recruiting/29 Jul 2022

Lawyer to Our Restructuring & Insolvency Team

Our Restructuring & Insolvency team is looking for an experienced lawyer to join our firm in a permanent position.

Borenius currently employs over 200 people and is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland. We provide high quality services in all areas of law for our corporate clients. We have offices in Helsinki, Tampere, London, and New York.

Could this be your team?

Our Restructuring & Insolvency team focuses primarily on engagements related to the legal administration of companies undergoing bankruptcy, restructuring, or liquidation as well as voluntary arrangements and workouts. We are efficient and able to achieve results in demanding insolvency and distress financing related cases. We successfully act both as an adviser to creditors and debtors and as an administrator on assignments that involve both domestic and international aspects.

We are known for having a mandate in all the most important insolvency cases in Finland. Our capabilities are highly appreciated by our clients, and our work is ranked at the top in the most prestigious legal directories. We are always keen to provide the highest quality advice to our clients with our focus being on finding the best solutions. We are now looking to strengthen our team to ensure that we are able to respond to the high demands of our clients even better.

Olli Isoaho

Associate

Join our dynamic and competent team! As a member of our R&I team, you will get to challenge yourself by handling versatile tasks and a wide range of proceedings while working as part of a leading practice in the field of insolvency law.

Why us?

We offer you the opportunity to join our great team where we work on some of the most interesting and highly recognised restructuring and insolvency projects on the market. This means handling assignments issued by clients that value quality, personal attention, and business acumen. Our team is known for its emphasis on team spirit and collegiality, and we genuinely enjoy what we do. Despite our high performance criteria, our working environment reflects our low hierarchy and joy at work.

We support your personal career path by offering tailored and supportive mentoring, coaching, and leadership initiatives. We will provide you with further training and skills, mainly in the form of tailored in-house training modules and specialised courses in Finland and abroad that will enable you to become a leader in the field.

We offer a flexible way of working with our hybrid work model. As such, being based in the Helsinki region is not a requirement as we offer the possibility to work remotely.

Do you share our values?

Our core values are succeeding together, respecting others, and taking pride in our work. These are at the heart of our approach to work. We maintain a good work environment and celebrate our successes together by organising various social activities and get-togethers.

In addition to our commitment to applying our values in everything we do, our carefully selected pro bono partners and programmes reflect our commitment to promoting diversity and social inclusion. For example, we serve as the main partner of the Helsinki Pride Community and the Finnish Paralympic Committee.

What do you need to succeed?

  • A master's degree in law and relevant qualifications to practice law in Finland
  • At least four years of relevant experience in the field of restructuring and insolvency
  • In-depth knowledge of Finnish bankruptcy and restructuring legislation
  • The willingness to strive for outstanding performance
  • Fluency in written and spoken Finnish and English

Join our team now

Please submit your application in English by 28 August 2022. We review applications on a rolling basis as they are submitted – the sooner you apply, the better. Please note that we may fill the available position before the end of the application period.

For additional information, please contact: Partner Robert Peldán, tel. +358 50 341 5481

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