Litigation Paralegal

Job Description

Salary: TBC

Job Summary


Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Our clients are commercial business, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

Role Purpose

This role is based within the Commercial Recoveries team at our Southampton office.  You will manage debt recovery and/or return of good cases.  Practical training will be given to you to assist you with your tasks which will include issuing Court proceedings, negotiating with Defendants, working on pre-litigation collections strategies and obtaining and enforcing County Court Judgments.

Skills & Experience

 

  • Team player

  • Proactive

  • Attention to Detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Legal background/previous experience within a law firm, ideally with a focus on Residential Repossession work in the private rented sector

  • Good GCSEs and/or A Levels

  • IT Literate

  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

  • Will require a driving license and own car

  • Must be willing to undertake a credit check process

Our Culture and Environment

We pride ourselves on our Personality, which is weaved into everything we do for our staff, clients and communities alike. We have created an environment underpinned by our "ACTS framework" that places high value on being:

  1. Astute (commercially)

  2. Committed

  3. Team playing

  4. Straightforward

It's part of the way we like to do things. If you wish to work amongst colleagues with these behaviours, then you will find yourself amongst likeminded individuals at Blake Morgan.

We work as one team and believe in supporting our colleagues to strengthen the firm. We act honestly and openly in all that we do. We care for our communities and encourage all our people to actively participate in our sports, social and charitable activities. We also offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and to progress within the firm via our Blake Morgan Academy.

Blake Morgan strives to create and maintain a positive, non-discriminatory work environment. We will ensure that all applications for vacancies will be considered without discrimination against any person on the basis of race, colour, religion, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or marital status. Further details about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be found here.

Some of the perks of working at Blake Morgan include:

  • 26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave

  • Birthday holiday, should your birthday fall on a working day

  • Performance related bonus scheme

  • Profit share scheme

  • Private medical insurance including access to a health advice helpline

  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme with matched contributions (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%)

  • Life assurance scheme

  • Critical illness cover

  • MediCare Cash Plan - claim for flu jab, health screening, optical and dental plus a range of wellbeing and health services

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Professional subscriptions

  • Free parking (Southampton)

  • Limited parking (Oxford)

  • Season ticket loan (Cardiff, London and Reading)

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Preferential rates for travel insurance

  • Reduced legal services

  • Discounts at leading retailers

  • Volunteering leave

  • Recruitment bounty – up to £7,500

  • Gifts at key lifestyle and career milestones

Job Summary

Recently Viewed Jobs

Basingstoke, Hampshire
2 years + PQE
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted 27.05.2021 (77 days remaining)
Southampton, Hampshire
2 years + PQE
£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted 03.06.2021 (84 days remaining)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
8 years + PQE
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted 21.05.2021 (71 days remaining)
West End, London
£35000 - £40000 per annum +
Posted 11.05.2021 (61 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£92000 - £115000 per annum
Posted 02.06.2021 (83 days remaining)
City of London, London
3 years + PQE
£60000 - £75000 per annum +
Posted 11.05.2021 (61 days remaining)
West London, London
£55000 - £65000 per annum +
Posted 08.06.2021 (89 days remaining)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
8 years + PQE
£75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted 11.05.2021 (61 days remaining)
South London, London
£40000 - £42000 per annum +
Posted 28.05.2021 (78 days remaining)
Stafford, Staffordshire
2 years + PQE
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted 28.05.2021 (78 days remaining)
Southampton, Hampshire
£34000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted 26.05.2021 (76 days remaining)
West London, London
£35000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 17.05.2021 (67 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£110000 - £130000 per annum +
Posted 19.05.2021 (69 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to £21 000
Posted 13.05.2021 (53 days remaining)
Sittingbourne, Kent
£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted 01.04.2021 (11 days remaining)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted 11.05.2021 (61 days remaining)
City of London, London
3 years + PQE
£104000 - £120000 per annum
Posted 01.06.2021 (82 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£60000 - £85000 per annum +
Posted 17.05.2021 (67 days remaining)
City of London, London
2 years + PQE
£65000 - £75000 per annum +
Posted 12.04.2021 (22 days remaining)
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1-3 years PQE
£45000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 12.05.2021 (62 days remaining)
West End, London
2 years + PQE
£45000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 15.04.2021 (25 days remaining)
North London, London
4 years + PQE
£50000 - £70000 per annum +
Posted 28.05.2021 (78 days remaining)
West Bromwich, West Midlands
2 years + PQE
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted 26.03.2021 (5 days remaining)
South London, London
£40000 - £42000 per annum +
Posted 28.05.2021 (78 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted 11.05.2021 (61 days remaining)
South East London, London
3 years + PQE
£50000 - £60000 per annum +
Posted 19.04.2021 (29 days remaining)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
1-3 years PQE
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted 07.06.2021 (88 days remaining)
Portsmouth, Hampshire
2 years + PQE
£34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted 17.05.2021 (67 days remaining)
City of London, London
3 years + PQE
£75000 - £90000 per annum +
Posted 01.06.2021 (82 days remaining)
City of London, London
5 years + PQE
£108000 - £125000 per annum
Posted 02.06.2021 (83 days remaining)
City of London, London
£94000 - £115000 per annum
Posted 15.04.2021 (25 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Newly qualified PQE
£38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted 16.04.2021 (26 days remaining)
London, Greater London
5 years + PQE
TBC
Posted 07.05.2021 (47 days remaining)
City of London, London
£50000 - £60000 per annum +
Posted 12.04.2021 (22 days remaining)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
3 years + PQE
£38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted 13.05.2021 (63 days remaining)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
8 years + PQE
£80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted 19.05.2021 (69 days remaining)
South London, London
£40000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted 28.05.2021 (78 days remaining)
Dartford, Kent
£35000 - £48000 per annum +
Posted 02.06.2021 (83 days remaining)