- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
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
Misrepresentation / Mistaken payments
Recovery of overpayments / duplicate payments
Breach of contract matters
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.
About the Company
We are a leading international legal business with over 2,400 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities. We have 11 offices in the UK as well as offices in Dublin, Madrid, Singapore, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Miami. We also have associations/alliances with firms in Northern Ireland, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Peru, Central America, Argentina, the USA, Australia and Germany.
We are known for our market-leading presence in sectors such as Insurance, Health and Real Estate. This is complemented by a fast-growing Business Advisory capability. We represent a wide range of clients, ranging from household names to government departments and NHS bodies. We act for the majority of the top 30 insurance and financial services companies operating in the UK. We are the asset management lawyers for the UK’s largest shopping centres and act for 9 of the UK’s top 10 housebuilders.
We have an impressive legal pedigree, with 155 Chambers UK 2019 practice area and individual lawyer rankings, including 30 rankings at 'Band 1' level. In Legal 500 UK, 2018, the firm received top tier ranking for 32 of its practice areas and 59 practice areas in the top two tiers. In March 2018, we were named as one of Legal Week's Best Legal Advisors for the third year running, achieving category-leading satisfaction scores for our commercial approach, service delivery, quality of legal advice, communication & responsiveness and overall relationships.
Our vision is to be leading business advisers, recognised for our insight and our outstanding commitment to clients, and for being the place where talented people want to work. For further details on our work and our culture, please visit www.dacbeachcroft.com.
DAC Beachcroft is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. We also welcome direct applications. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.