Paralegal – Debt Recovery Department (Ref: 180105/MJM/Paralegal)
Cohen Cramer is an experienced law firm which specialises in the following key areas of legal services:
- Crime, Fraud and Regulatory
- Personal Injury
- Debt Collection
We can’t promise our unique combination of specialist advice and genuine compassion without the right people on board. So, we go to great lengths to recruit people who share our ambition to achieve the highest standards of customer service and professional care.
If you identify with our values and beliefs, and have either relevant expertise or a willingness to specialise, we’d love to hear from you.
The role is to join a team of paralegals carrying out debt recovery litigation under the supervision of Partner and Legal Manager. The role requires an energetic performer with good organisational skills when dealing with multiple tasks and that can work well within a team.
The role of Debt Collection Paralegal will primarily involve managing a caseload of litigated defended actions in a range of commercial debt recovery actions, with an emphasis on Consumer Credit collections. A large part of the role will be telephone based whereby you will deal with enquiries from Defendants where you will be expected to negotiate settlement where applicable and also taking telephone calls from clients to advise them on the progress of their case.
You will also be expected to review and prepare Court documents in anticipation of Court hearings including drafting standard Court Forms and correspondence to the Courts, Clients and the Defendants. An ability to work under pressure in a fast paced dynamic environment demonstrating success at reducing aged debts and improving metrics. A proactive, clear thinker and self-starter with a positive can do attitude will fit in well to the team.
An ideal candidate would have a proven track record of working on debt related matters or within the creditor industry however this is not essential as good training will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual with excellent career development that will give great exposure to solid litigation and help build your knowledge in this progressive area.
- Access to Stakeholder Pension Scheme.
- Participation in Company Medical Insurance Scheme after 6 months.
- 25 Days Holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays.
- Bonus scheme.
How to apply:
If you wish to be considered for this Paralegal role please send your CV with a supporting statement as to why you are suitable for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: Friday 3rd February. Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back by 10th February 2018, please assume that you have not been successful for this role.