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Litigation Team Leader - job post

Flint Bishop
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Permanent, Full-time
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Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday



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Litigation Team Leader

The Litigation Team Leader is responsible for supervising a team of Legal Assistants in out Debt Recovery department who are responsible for taking on high value pre-litigated matters as well as issuing claims on behalf of the firm’s clients to recover aged debt.

The role focuses largely on day-to-day supervision of the team, conducting reviews on the legal assistants’ matters, overseeing case performance, litigation reviews and making recommendations for training and continuous improvements.

The Litigation Team Leader will also be responsible for dealing with their own matters for key client accounts and will also provide the department managers with updates on revenues recovered and performance against set KPIs.

Team Leader reports directly to the Litigation Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise the day-to-day work and operations of the Legal Assistants in the Debt Recovery Litigation team, specifically focusing on the non-contested clients.
  • Work closely with the Debt Recovery Managers and Head of Debts Services on departmental matters, ensuring a smooth process between pre & post-litigation matters.
  • Run own senior-level caseload of debt recovery matters.
  • Contribute to business development activities for the department, including working on client pitches and tenders and attending client meetings where necessary.
  • Ensure financial targets are met within the department, both on a personal and team level.
  • Ensure that all firm-wide and departmental SLAs and procedures are followed.
  • Assist junior fee-earner with their own caseload; offering support and guidance where needed.
  • Run regular file reviews of fee-earners, raise any issues arising and use this as an ongoing developmental tool.
  • Produce management information as required by the Debt Recovery Managers.
  • Liaise directly with clients where necessary and be their day-to-day contact.
  • Continually upskill personal knowledge of the litigation process and Debt Recovery, become an expert in all matters and share this with the wider team.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

You will:

  • Preferably have prior debt recovery experience in an energy or utilities setting
  • Previous supervisory experience in a recoveries or a legal setting
  • Have a genuine desire and interest in working in a contentious area of the law
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines with your caseloads

Disclosure will be required in the event that a position is offered.
Financial checks will be required in the event that a position is offered.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

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