Belgard Solicitors are seeking to recruit a Legal Executive to join their team. This is an exciting new role for a Legal Executive with at least 5 years’ experience in the area of mortgage litigation or insolvency litigation, to work as part of a team dealing with a high volume of High Court mortgage litigation cases.
Manage and assess an extensive caseload in accordance with pre-set guidelines;
Work as part of a niche team within the mortgage litigation department specialising in High Court and complex mortgage litigation cases;
Building and maintaining strong client relationships;
Ensuring full compliance with client’s contractual requirements and service level agreements; and
Preparing briefs and liaising with court agents and barristers.
Formal educational and certification:
Third level qualification relevant to the role preferred but not essential;
QFA/APA an advantage or commitment to obtain APA qualification.
Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
Proficiency in practice management systems
Knowledge and experience:
At least 5 years’ experience in a mortgage litigation or insolvency litigation;
Strong written and oral communication;
Experience of case management systems; and
Have a good understanding of the High Court system.
A keen eye for accuracy with a high level of attention to detail is essential;
Ability to work as part of a team and be willing to help and support colleagues;
Ability to prioritise, work well under pressure and learn quickly;
Ability to meet tight deadlines/targets and show initiative;
Results oriented approach with strong organisational skills; and
Proactive in developing client relationships.
If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org