Location
Manchester
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Commercial Debt Litigation

About the Role

At HF 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, City Centre 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. With the ability to advise clients in relation to complex defences in small claims and handle standard small claims’ defences and the ability to address queries raised and liaise with the client as to potential red flags in any defences received. So, previous experience is essential!

What do I need?

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 6 months’ experience handling a debt recovery caseload and clear understanding of the pre-action protocol. The role is varied from conducting small claims mediation to attending review meeting with clients, you will need to have an excellent communication skills 

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 and Apprentices.

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 and flexible working hours for all.

We continue to place a firm emphasis on investing in our people and promoting internally, 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
  • Dental Insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance and income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme & Digital GP service
  • Season ticket loans
  • Flu vouchers
  • Bonus scheme
  • HF Discounts Hub

About the company

HF is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal services to the general insurance industry and now, the commercial sectors.  Established in 1969, HF has recently expanded into the provision of commercial legal services, providing solutions to a wide range of individual, SME and corporate clients. So, 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 just want a bit more information about the role, please email  – [email protected]

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

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