Litigation Paralegal

  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 16 Apr, 2019
Full time Paralegal

Job Description

The role is to work as a Paralegal within the Enforcement, Disputes and Recoveries Litigation Team. The successful candidate will deal with a varied caseload of litigated and pre-litigated matters from both a Claimant and Defendant perspective and may be expected to work in any of the teams within the CSG Property team.

The candidate will be asked to undertake:

  • Enforcement of Judgments and Court Orders
  • Fraud recoveries
  • Misrepresentation / Mistaken payments
  • Recovery of overpayments / duplicate payments
  • Policyholder recoveries
  • Breach of contract matters
  • Debt recoveries
  • Insolvency / bankruptcy

The candidate will:

  • Hold demonstrable debt recovery experience and / or relevant Civil Litigation experience.
  • Experience in Insolvency would be advantageous but is not compulsory.
  • Exercise full compliance with DAC Beachcroft LLP protocols on billing and credit control and demonstrate a high level of financial management in respect of own files.
  • Aim to achieve a minimum budgeted annual target of 1440 chargeable hours per year.
  • Handle confidential information in line with the firms data security protocols 
  • Handle their own case load, including negotiating quantum and settlement of damages with third parties
  • Obtain witness statements; contact relevant parties to obtain salient documents; draft letters of claim, issue proceedings, and instruct Counsel/experts to progress a file.
  • Draft interim applications and attend Court if necessary.

Type

Private Practice

Salary

Competitive