Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Hampshire, Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
4 May 2021

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Legal 500 National Law Firm looking for Litigation Paralegal in Southampton.

Your new company

My client is one of the largest law firms in UK with several offices across the country, within reputable and prestigious name in the market and many departments ranked Tier 1 by Law Society.

Your new role

This position will be based in their Commercial Recoveries team in Southampton and managing debt recovery and return of good cases. We will provide practical training in order to assist you with tasks including issuing Court proceedings, negotiating with Defendants, working on pre-litigation collections strategies and obtaining and enforcing County Court Judgements.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Ideally we are looking for someone with private practice paralegal experiences with a focus on Residential Repossession work in the private rented Sector
  • However we will also consider Fresh Graduate candidate with LLB degree
  • Good GCSEs and/or A Levels, ideally A* English Literature, etc
  • Team Player with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proactive and down to earth
  • Attention to Details
  • Good negotiable skills and persuasive
  • IT Literate
  • Understands and complies with Information Security Responsibilities commensurate with this role including data protection and duty of confidentiality
  • With full driving license and has own car
  • Must be willing to undertake a credit check process


What you'll get in return


Good salary package, full training and excellent team culture. Free car parking. Permanent position but we are considering either 40 hours a week full time or 35 hours week (paid by Pro Rata). Opportunity to join an admirable name in the legal world

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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