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Litigation Specialist

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Litigation Specialist

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 19 April 2024
  • Job Ref: J11379
About you: The Access Group is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Litigation Specialist to join our Credit Control team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing debt collection efforts towards customers who are in default of our payment terms. This position requires collaboration with solicitors and leveraging legal experience to navigate complex legal processes effectively. If you have a passion for legal compliance, outstanding communication skills, and a drive to achieve results, we want to hear from you. Day-to-day, you will: • Assess accounts in default for the risk and likelihood of recovery through Court Action balanced with the costs for this action. • Responsible for issuing small claims in-house. • Case Management: Manage a portfolio of debt collection cases, including monitoring payment schedules, negotiating settlements, and escalating cases as needed. • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of all debt collection activities, prepare documentation for solicitors, and provide updates on the status of outstanding debts. • Legal Compliance: Ensure all debt collection activities comply with relevant laws and regulations, including but not limited to bankruptcy laws. • Collaboration with Solicitors: Work closely with solicitors to initiate legal proceedings, draft legal documents, and represent the company's interests in court if necessary. • Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities to improve debt collection processes and procedures, and implement solutions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. • Support the Credit Control Team with reporting of accounts which may have entered into official insolvency or dissolution. Your skills and experiences might also include: • Legal experience, preferably in debt collection or litigation. • Knowledge of legal procedures and insolvency laws related to debt collection. • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in documentation. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. • Proficiency in legal research and knowledge of case management software is desirable. • A proactive attitude and a commitment to achieving targets and deadlines.