Paralegal - Commercial Services
DWF
Leeds
6h ago

This is a unique opportunity. Although the successful candidate will secure the status as a Paralegal - it isn't critical that candidates have a legal background, either work experience or legal education.

What is essential is that candidates are comfortable in an outbound calling role and demonstrate a key willingness to learn and develop.

The Litigated Commercial Recoveries team forms part of the Leeds-based Recoveries practice area, which sits within DWF’s Banking and Finance practice group.

In 2019 the Recoveries team have been shortlisted for Recoveries Team of the year!

The team act on behalf of high volume, large scale clients as well as more niche commercial organisations. This role offers excellent scope for progression and is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Litigated Recoveries Paralegal to develop their career with a fast growing and innovative Firm.

The role will offer you the opportunity to progress cases under supervision, to find an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement.

The role will offer you the chance to develop the following skills :

  • An ability to manage a legal case load
  • Develop a working knowledge of Managing the Liberate system
  • Further client care skills
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing communication to clients and debtors, via telephone, email and post.
  • Initiate business development opportunities where possible
  • You'll have the opportunity to work with high-profile clients, all whilst working alongside some of the most talented team leaders in the industry, you'll certainly be learning from the best!

    To find out more about DWF and how we can help shape your career please visit our website at

    We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary.

    That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family.

    In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, holiday buy / sell scheme, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards.

    We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

    If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations then apply!

    About DWF

    DWF is an award-winning legal business with a strong reputation for excellent client service and effective operational management.

    There are now over 2,700 people in the DWF Group, based in 25 key locations across the globe.

    Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

    Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work.

    At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

    Disability Support

    We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview.

    We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all.

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