DEBT RECOVERY LITIGATION ASSISTANT

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Salary: Competitive

Job Title: Debt Recovery Litigation Assistant Location: Sharston, M22 4HH Salary: £24,750 per annum Job type: Permanent, Full time We see the Litigation Assistant role as a steppingstone towards even greater things - to Litigation Executive where, after sufficient tenure (usually circa 12 months), you may apply for the period of recognised training, subject to the application criteria i.e. demonstrable success and commitment in the role. We are looking for people who - with further investment by us - will make excellent litigation lawyers. We have 80 Trainee Solicitors undertaking a combination of the traditional route to qualifying via LPC or the SQE Degree Apprenticeship. We offer rolling admittance dates throughout the year. The Role We litigate a number of debt recovery claims within the firm. As a Litigation Assistant within our debt team, you will assist our Lawyers in both pre-litigated and post litigated work in relation to breach of contract debt claims. You will also be working closely with the Head of Consumer Claims on non-debt related litigation and other company projects. Job description - the types of tasks within the role You will be supporting a lawyer with their caseloads and helping to manage their client relationships. Client care is an important part of the role, ensuring that clients are happy with the progression of their case. Task management & Case progression including: Drafting letters of claim. Engaging with Defendants by telephone and written communication. Drafting Court documents, including Claim Forms, Particulars of Claim and Interlocutory Applications. Drafting witness statements. Instructing Counsel and liaising with clerks. Keeping the case management file fully up to date Being proactive - chasing third parties by telephone, email and post.Who are we looking for? We are looking for people who have strong legal academic achievement (LLB, LLM, LPC, GDL, SQE). Candidates who have passed their LPC or equivalent will be at an advantage. Usually this will be in tandem with relevant work experience (Legal advice clinic, mini pupillage, vacation schemes etc.), to show a desire for litigation as well as strong commercial acumen. Experience of litigation is desirable but not essential. We are looking for people who show professionalism, maturity and aptitude for client handling and ability to deal with pressure. You will be expected to take responsibility for the tasks in your remit. We are looking for a candidate who have has had experience in dealing with difficult situations and can show skills in objection handling and resilience. We are looking for people with the right attitude, who want to learn and progress. Working Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday Benefits: We always endeavour to recruit and retain the best staff around. To do so we offer competitive remuneration packages, ongoing training and development opportunities and a wide variety of interesting and challenging work. Additionally, we also offer the following: 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service Extra day's holiday for your birthday after 2 years' service. Private medical insurance available after 2 years' service Attending Lawyer meetings and training sessions (every other month) 3 appraisals per annum to discuss career and progress towards a training contract Death in Service - 2 x salary Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget. Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion. Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more. Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jabRecruitment Process: Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams, which will include a short presentation and some technical questions. You will be provided full information and support at every step. Please send a CV and covering letter by clicking APPLY. We rate skill and ability above all else and our recruitment policy encourages applications from all. By applying for this vacancy, you are giving us consent for to process your data in line with our Privacy Policy, full details of which can be found on our company website. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Junior Paralegal, Trainee Solicitor, Legal Assistant, Litigation Assistant, Legal Executive, Legal Support Assistant, Paralegal, Legal Executive, Legal Handler, Legal Secretary, Legal Aid will also be considered for this role

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