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  • Advert Title Paralegal- Dispute Resolution & Debt Recovery
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    About the Role

    A great opportunity has arisen in this busy and growing team for a Paralegal to take the lead on debt recovery work in the Wiltshire office, as well as providing legal and administrative support to the Associate in the team regarding general dispute resolution work. Duties will include: 

    • To screen all new enquiries coming into the team, including obtaining initial documentation and information as appropriate, providing pricing options and information, arranging appointments and conducting cases to a suitable stage

    • Undertake Debt Recovery legal processes using the firm’s debt recovery package and provide this service to clients under the supervision

    • Undertake all file opening, closing and recording/diarising key dates

    • Correspond with clients through telephone, email, letter and face to face on routine matters and under the direction and supervision

    • Provide support for business development and marketing activities including preparing and researching marketing materials and writing articles and blogs where requested and proactively identifying topical issues to actively promote the firm, the team and firm’s Debt Recovery service

    • Attend RWK BD events where appropriate to provide support and to build a network of business and client relationships and actively promoting the firm’s Debt Recovery service

    • Liaise regularly with contacts in other departments and the business function teams across the firm, building mutually beneficial relationships


    About You

    • Previous experience within Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery in a legal organisation

    • Understanding of Dispute resolution and debt recovery legal processes

    • Legal qualifications are highly desirable

    • Ability to manage your own files, with minimal supervision

    • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivering exceptional client service

    • Organised and efficient

    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.

    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.

    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.

    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.

    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.

    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.


    About Us 

    Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices.  We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire. 

    We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve. 

    And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last four years.

    Why Join Us?

    Royds Withy King are proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Swindon we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area.

    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!


    Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.

  • Closing Date 28-Feb-2017
  • Location Swindon Regent Circus
  • Pay Info Dependent On Experience £18000.00 - £25000.00
  • Reference 10/17
  • Job Type Paralegal
  • Area of Practice Corporate Dispute Resolution
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