Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Legal Assistant (Debt Recovery)

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Legal Assistant within their Debt Recovery department on a contract basis.

Please find below further details with regards to this position.

ROLE: Legal Assistant - Debt Recovery
North West London
£20.00 to £22.00 per hour
3 months ongoing

Please note that this role would be hybrid working (1 day in the office per week)

The Role

  • Assist the Lawyer and Senior Lawyer in the preparation of debt recovery cases including drafting settlement agreements, witness statements, preparing brief to counsel and applications to the County Court and Court of Protection

  • To Be responsible for a caseload of Debt Recovery matters as well as attending Court for certain hearings

  • To assist the debt recovery team (Lawyers and Senior Lawyers) in securing repayment of unpaid debt from a range of departments across the Council

  • Prepare bundles for court hearings in accordance with Practice Directions issued from time to time

The Person

  • A law-related qualification (LPC / LLM / LLB) or qualified by experience would be essential for this position

  • It would also be essential to have worked within a debt recovery capacity within a legal department

  • Local authority or public sector experience would be highly desirable for this role

  • Highly proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel as well as case management and time recording software

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.