Vacancy Type
Commercial Debt Litigation

About the Role

At Horwich Farrelly we do things differently. We recognise the value of our employees and understand that they set us apart from our competitors.  So, if you want to experience what life is like as a commercial lawyer at HF, take a look at our Paralegal vacancy within our Commercial Debt Litigation Department, Manchester.  

What will you be doing?

You will be not only be trusted to work by your own guidance but as part of our successful Commercial Debt Litigation team.

As you will have previous debt recovery experience, you will be ready to take on your own caseload of matters including commercial and consumer debt recovery cases for a variety of clients, enforcement proceedings and insolvency action.

You will be able to develop and grow your own caseload under the guidance of industry experts therefore, it is essential that you have at least 12 months experience handling a debt recovery caseload and clear understanding of the pre-action protocol.

What do I need?

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 12 months experience handling a caseload of debt recovery matters but, we are also open to speaking with individuals who have a background in credit control and, may have as part of their role, assisted external legal partners on behalf of a commercial company.

What’s in it for you?

This is a real chance for you to shine and progress and, we have a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees.  Our Commercial Debt Litigation team is no exception.  There are many opportunities for you to progress, to have a rewarding and prosperous career at HF and, there are a variety of roles within the team that showcase that internal development, whether that be partners, legal executives, apprentices and, career paralegals.  If you enjoy debt recovery and, want to develop your experience, this could be the place for you.

Above all, we are looking for committed, enthusiastic individuals with the desire to learn. It is important you are organised and punctual, but also willing to use your own initiative, under the supervision of the Commercial Debt Litigation partner.

We are not your stereotypical corporate law firm.     We offer flexible working and have a relaxed dress code - you can be yourself at work!     We offer hybrid working for all.

We continue to place a firm emphasis on investing in our people and promoting internally, from paying for professional subscriptions to offering learning and development grants for further study, we are always looking to invest and grow our people.

We’re always looking to recognise and reward our people for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you will have access to as part of our team:

  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays), increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private healthcare provision
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance and income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme & Digital GP service
  • Season ticket loans
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Flu vouchers
  • Bonus scheme
  • Perks at work scheme package

About the company

Horwich Farrelly is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal services to the general insurance industry and now, the commercial sectors.   Established in 1969, Horwich Farrelly has recently expanded into the provision of commercial legal services, providing solutions to a wide range of individual, SME and corporate clients.    You would work with such clients as part of the Commercial Debt Litigation team.

Sounds great! What next?

If HF feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you!

If you are ready to apply, the button is below. If you don’t have an updated CV or just want a bit more information about the role first, please get in touch with me for more information – [email protected]

Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include an initial call with one of our team - followed by a virtual interview.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we're passionate about inclusive hiring approaches.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll do our best to support you.

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