Banking Litigation Paralegal (Fixed Term Contract)

Date Posted: 05/09/2019

Location: Newcastle

Job Description

Banking Litigation Paralegal

Location: Newcastle

Position Type: Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)

Job Description

ROLE OF DEPARTMENT

The Banking Litigation team represents major banking and lender clients in a variety of security enforcement, debt and asset recovery and litigation matters including: high court and county court litigation, financial disputes, civil fraud, title and security rectification, professional negligence, tenancy disputes, unsecured debt recovery (personal and business), fixed charge receiverships.

The Banking Litigation team is made up of 3 Partners, 2 Associates, 3 Senior Solicitors, 4 Solicitors, 2 Trainee Solicitors and 3 Paralegals across our offices in Newcastle, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

This role will be based in Newcastle.

JOB PURPOSE

To carry out all aspects of the litigation process on behalf of our clients

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Opening cases onto our Case Management System. Working cases end to end and prioritising workload
  • Dealing with court documents and liaising with other lawyers and third parties, such as barristers and court agents
  • Liaising directly with clients. Providing appropriate options and recommendations regarding recovery on business to business debts.
  • Liaising with consumer customers of our lender clients
  • Ensure all work undertaken is competed in line with the various service level agreements which we have with our clients.
  • Undertake training as required
  • Deal with all process, litigation and telephone calls as required and in line with regulatory requirements.



Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • Degree or diploma or equivalent in a legal or banking field

  • SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    Essential

    • Competent IT skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Experience in volume debt recovery or civil litigation

    APTITUDES

    Essential


    • Organised
    • Attention to detail


 



How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN