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Paralegal - Fast Track Debt Recovery

Job Summary

  • Location Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary £18000 - £20000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 22 January 2018
  • Ref 2969_1516639634

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Job Description

Paralegal - Fast Track Debt Recovery

A Fantastic Opportunity for Progression! Graduates welcome to apply!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Paralegal to assist our Client's Fast Track Debt Recovery Team based in Bournemouth. The company are one of the best in their field so this really is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

In Chambers UK 2016, the company has twenty partners listed as 'Leaders in their Field'. They are a top tier firm in five practice areas and recommended in 16 other in The Legal 500 2015.

The key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Chasing relevant parties by phone and email to update clients regularly.
  • Be responsible for your own caseload.
  • Interact with both clients and debtors on a daily basis.
  • Be able to deal with majority of legal elements of cases.
  • Meet targets.
  • Be flexible and able to switch roles to help the team achieve results.
  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Adhering to compliance procedures.
  • Effective use of research materials and summarising findings.
  • Providing administrative support, where needed, with file set up work.
  • Continually increasing your legal knowledge and putting this into practice to help reach department targets.
  • Raising any issues which arise to the Supervisor and showing the ability to help others to assist the team in reaching targets.
  • Responding to customer enquiries from new and existing clients providing information about the services which can be provided.

The ideal candidate will be motivated and computer literate. They must have a high level of communication skills and a keen eye to detail. It is important to be analytical and have problem solving abilities with a capability to learn.

You must:

  • Have a desire to go above and beyond expectations using your own initiative.
  • Have a creative approach to problem solving, overcoming challenges, despite hurdles and resolve challenges consistent with the companies values and ways of working.
  • Have excellent time management.
  • Possess good marketing and business development skills at all levels.
  • Hold an LLB degree.

Hours & Salary: A minimum of 37.5 hours per week 9am to 5.30pm with a one hour lunch break per day. The salary for this role ranges from £18,000 - £20,000.

Based in the Bournemouth office but travel to Southampton and London office may be required.

What benefits will you receive?

You are offered a range of flexible benefits, training schemes and great facilities. As well as 25 days' holiday and a wonderful pension scheme, you will receive private health care, life assurance, professional subscriptions.

If you wish to have a discreet conversation to learn more about the opportunity, please ring and ask to speak to Sasha, or alternatively please click apply to submit your CV and we will be in touch!

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Sasha Clarke

Sasha Clarke

I specialise in Office Support and Commercial Recruitment and deal with both temporary and permanent vacancies. I have been with FPR Group since May 2017 and I take a great deal of pride in helping my candidates take the next step in their careers doing something that they enjoy. I believe the only…

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