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Debt Recovery Solicitor (0-2)

Yorkshire Leeds United Kingdom, LS1 8 £28,000 - £35,000 , Permanent

Posted: 22 hours ago


A well-established, full service, Top 45 Law Practice with a National presence is seeking to bolster its already successful team within their Recoveries section of the team. Undertaking work primarily on behalf of vehicle finance companies and public sector clients to recover monies and/or assets from individuals and/or businesses.

The firm is renowned for its commercially minded, entrepreneurial approach and significant growth has been enjoyed over recent years. If you are career minded and enjoy operating in a fast-moving environment - this is a genuinely exciting opportunity where you will be rewarded very quickly.

The Opportunity:

The role will involve providing supervision and training to junior members of the team, as well as working independently on their own case load of disputed and defended money only and return of good claims, with limited supervision as/when appropriate. The role offers extensive client contact and will require a limited audit and training function to fee earners in the team.

Main duties and responsibilities (subject to skills and experience) include:

* Managing own case load of money only and return of goods cases, including pro-active management of cases with limited supervision.

* Providing supervision to members of the team undertaking similar work.

* Conduct litigation including issuing claims, obtaining judgments and enforcing the same.

* Liaising with clients, experts, witnesses, counsel and other parties as well as preparing and drafting detailed reports, correspondence, advice and court documents.

* Attendance at client, expert, counsel and witness meetings.

* Ensuring compliance with relevant deadlines, quality measures and key performance indicators.

* Ensuring compliance with client service level agreements, relevant policies, and procedures as well as FCA guidance.

* Supporting business development initiatives.

In this role, you will be immersed and valued quickly. Whilst managing your own caseload you will also be given scope to drive new business activity. Your ability to build trusting relationships with your clients and gain an appreciation of their challenges will offer you the grounds to creatively provide solutions.


* 0-2 years PQE or equivalent.

* Ability to work to deadlines/targets to prioritise and manage a case load and deliver effective solutions

* Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative with a positive attitude.

* A commercial resolution driven with client focus approach.

* Strong legal and analytical skills with an eye for detail.

* Excellent organisation and time management skills.

* Excellent communication and inter personnel skills.


* Previous experience handling money only and return of goods claims

* Previous experience providing supervision to junior fee earners.

What next?

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, one of our specialist consultants will be in contact to discuss the opportunity with you in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

Additionally, refer a friend or colleague to us and receive £200 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a new career.

Job Synonyms:

Debt Recovery, Civil Litigation, Commercial Recoveries

Job Details

Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
£28,000 - £35,000