Enforcement Paralegal

ACS are recruiting for a Paralegal for the Enforcement team of Liverpool based firm.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Understanding the standard and indemnity basis of costs. With knowledge of standard costs, predictive/portal and fixed cost regimes including what costs we are entitled to and at what stage
  • Knowledge and utilisation of Part 36 and the said consequences
  • Working closely with Finance/Accounts Dept. to ensure payments received within agreed specified time periods
  • Drafting Part 7 and/or Part 8 proceedings for the recovery of damages and costs
  • Understanding and utilising case management software and costs drafting software/programs
  • Undertaking negotiations to ensure swift payment of damages and costs
  • Preparing Applications, witness statements and supporting evidence
  • Instructing HCE and liaising to a successful resolution
  • Providing quality work on an efficient basis ensuring SLA’s are met
  • Attaining and achieving set targets
  • Understanding and utilising different case law in disputes as and when necessary
  • Keeping up to date with costs law and changes
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and computer literate

Skills, knowledge and experience required

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Ability to present information simply and accurately, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work methodically to deal with a constant flow of work that requires a fast turnaround
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and potential to work without supervision
  • Ability to plan/organise work for yourself
  • Ability to assist other team members when required.
  • Numerate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Legible handwriting
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to providing a high quality and speedy service to clients
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd (www.acs-recruitment.co.uk)are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels.