Legal Counsel - Debt Recovery

Location
Cheshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021
Ref
J62317
Contact
Tom Bagley
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Debt Recovery
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Legal Counsel - Debt Litigation
Location: South Manchester
Basic Salary: Up to £35k + Package
Working Pattern: Currently fully remote. Post Covid plan to offer very good flexibility but with some requirements to work from their South Manchester base

Douglas Scott are working with a leading technology business, on the search for a new debt recovery professional to join their small but growing in-house legal team.

Reporting into the Debt Recovery Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the debt recovery function within the business and working alongside a small team of debt recovery professionals on some complex debt litigation work.

The ideal candidate will be likely be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Running your own caseload of debt recovery matters for the business (made up predominantly of fast track work but some small and multi-track matters as well)
  • Negotiating settlements using formal and informal ADR methods
  • Attending hearings as a witness or as a representative
  • Regular reporting into the Debt Recovery Manager on caseload progress

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years prior experience within commercial recoveries from a legal setting
  • Have a working knowledge of Contract Law and the CPR

If this role sounds of interest, please apply by sending over an updated CV and I'll be in touch to discuss further.

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