Paralegal - Commercial Recoveries
Blake Lapthorn
Southampton
2d ago

Job Summary

Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region.

We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements.

Our clients are commercial business, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

Role Purpose

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our highly successful commercial recoveries team with the possibility to work from our Portsmouth or Southampton office on either a permanent or fixed term contract.

You will manage debt recovery and / or return of good cases. Practical training will be given to you to assist you with your tasks which will include issuing Court proceedings, negotiating with Defendants, working on pre-

litigation collections strategies and obtaining and enforcing County Court Judgements.

  • Proactive
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Legal background / previous experience within a law firm, although this does not have to be within debt recovery
  • Good GCSEs and / or A Levels
  • IT Literate
  • Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality
  • Our Culture and Environment

    We pride ourselves on our commitment and care for our staff, our clients and our communities and this commitment is written into Our Principles it's part of the way we like to do things.

    We work as one team and believe in supporting our colleagues to strengthen the firm. We act honestly and openly in all that we do.

    We care for our communities and encourage all our people to actively participate in our sports, social and charitable activities.

    We also offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and to progress within the firm via our Blake Morgan Academy .

    Blake Morgan strives to create and maintain a positive, non-discriminatory work environment. We will ensure that all applications for vacancies will be considered without discrimination against any person on the basis of race, colour, religion, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

    Just some of the perks of working at Blake Morgan include :

  • 26 days annual holiday
  • Birthday holiday, should your birthday fall on a working day
  • A discretionary bonus scheme
  • Professional subscriptions
  • BUPA medical insurance
  • Pension scheme matched up to 5%
  • 4 x life cover
  • Free parking (Portsmouth and Southampton)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Childcare vouchers
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