Legal Services Manager


Ref: 230Friday 24 May 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Amour Recruitment are proud to be working in partnership with one of Hampshire's fastest growing financial service businesses.

You will be tasked with leading a team of legal assistants in the management of in-house legal cases along with varied claims including; Return of Goods, Charging Orders, Attachment of Earnings, Bankruptcies, innocent purchasers and defended matters (Smalls Claims / Fast track / Multi Track) and other bespoke matters.

As a Legal Service Manager you will be tasked with the following duties :

  • Compiling a number of reports on a weekly and monthly basis in relation to cases referred to and actioned by the Customer Operations Legal team
  • Liaise with external agencies, solicitors, and internal senior management
  • Recruitment & selection of new staff members, monitoring new starters during their probation period, conducting appraisals, providing constructive feedback and setting objectives/targets

Essential Skills

  • Previous Management experience within a Civil Litigation environment
  • Experience of Case management systems
  • A very high level of accuracy combined with an excellent knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft packages
  • Experience in handling defended debt recovery matters including but not limited to Money Claims, Return of Goods, Innocent Purchaser claims and Bankruptcies
  • Law degree or equivalent level of qualification or experience
  • Experience of court procedure regarding civil claims. Defended money claim, return of goods, bankruptcies and innocent purchasers

Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience working in an FCA regulated environment
  • Experience of working for a Non-standard/specialist lender
  • Understanding of Data protection, Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Scottish legal system in relation to Return of Goods and Money Claims

To be considered for this opportunity please call the team at Amour Recruitment

on 02392 38725 or apply straight away!