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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Debt Recovery Paralegal


Job Description:

Debt Recovery Paralegal needed in Gloucester, £14.41ph PAYE - Reference: 5250689

You will ideally be - 

  • To be proficient in ICT general systems (e.g. Outlook/Teams/Word/Excel)
  • To ideally have prior debt recovery experience;
  • To preferably have completed a Law Degree/CILEx Level 6 or Legal Practice Course
  • To have knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules and pre-action protocols from issue to settlement, costs and enforcement.
  • To have had experience in small claims – although this would be advantageous, it is not essential.
  • To have an excellent comprehension of volume debt recovery and litigation.
  • Experience of Debt Recovery


  1. To undertake, if appropriate, advocacy work in relation to straightforward cases in the civil and criminal courts and to liaise with officers of the Courts, Government Office, Solicitors, Barristers and their staff and members of the public in respect of appropriate cases.
  2. To advise at straightforward Committee Meetings, Client meetings or Project Meetings.
  3. To draft straightforward documentation
  4. Assist with disclosure and preparation of trial bundles.
  5. Undertake administrative tasks such as filing, organising data/documents.
  6. To ensure that work undertaken is of the highest quality and accords where appropriate with current regulations, legislation and court practice.


This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal