An exciting opportunity to work within Public Sector based in Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City.
We are looking for an experienced and qualified Legal Assistant. Salary for this exciting opportunity is in the region of £12.20 - £13.21 per hour, depending on skills and experience.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of debt recovery. You should be available immediately and able to work on a full time basis Monday - Friday.
This will be a predominantly home based role due to COVID-19, although some flexibility will be required to travel to Plymouth as the situation changes.
The general duties could include the following:
Managing a debt recovery caseload.
Managing court proceedings / Drafting applications.
You will be comfortable with investigatory work as part of the debt recovery process. This will include letter writing, email and telephone correspondence.
Prepare or assist with the preparation of civil and criminal litigation, to include taking witness statements and preparing court bundles, including instruction to Counsel.
Formally represent the Authority as an advocate in contested summary prosecutions, interim applications for triable either way offences, and all civil applications arising in the Debt Recovery team.
Research law and case precedents in relation to the case, assessing risks and outcomes and all parties liabilities.
Under supervision, provide bespoke legal advice and assistance to relevant departments aiming to provide appropriate legal solutions.
To be considered for this post you should have MILEX & 4 yrs qualifying experience Or a Degree in Law (or non Law Degree & CPE) and demonstrable debt recovery experience.
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