Legal Counsel - Debt Recovery

Cheshire – £30,000 - £35,000

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Debt Litigation
Location: South Manchester
Basic Salary: Up to £35k + Package
Working Pattern: Currently fully remote. Post Covid plan to offer very good flexibility but with some requirements to work from their South Manchester base

Douglas Scott are working with a leading technology business, on the search for a new debt recovery professional to join their small but growing in-house legal team.

Reporting into the Debt Recovery Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the debt recovery function within the business and working alongside a small team of debt recovery professionals on some complex debt litigation work.

The ideal candidate will be likely be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Running your own caseload of debt recovery matters for the business (made up predominantly of fast track work but some small and multi-track matters as well)
  • Negotiating settlements using formal and informal ADR methods
  • Attending hearings as a witness or as a representative
  • Regular reporting into the Debt Recovery Manager on caseload progress

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years prior experience within commercial recoveries from a legal setting
  • Have a working knowledge of Contract Law and the CPR

If this role sounds of interest, please apply by sending over an updated CV and I'll be in touch to discuss further.

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Tom Bagley

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Tom joined Douglas Scott in 2017 as part of the In-house team. He works with a range of top businesses across various sectors of the In-house market to place legal professionals, from paralegal through to General Counsel. Prior to Douglas Scott, Tom worked for 2 and a half years for a Financial Services sector based recruitment agency. During this period he specialised in the placement of interim risk and compliance contractors. Tom has a degree in Sports Injury Rehabilitation.

"Tom provided an exceptional service. He was very quick to respond to my queries and talked extensively about the role, so I felt prepared going into the interview. I will definitely recommend Douglas Scott in the future."

In-house Legal Counsel | Manchester

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Debt Recovery - Commercial
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Business Support, In House
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Reference: 37242756

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