Legal Counsel (Litigation)

Legal Counsel (Litigation) - Greater Glasgow 

We are currently seeking an experienced Solicitor with a proven track record in the field of Consumer Arrears and Civil Litigation. As a successful candidate, you will play a crucial role in managing legal cases, resolving disputes, and safeguarding our client's reputation.

Key Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  1. Legal Expertise:

    • Qualified Solicitor: You hold a valid solicitor qualification with up to three years of post-qualification experience (PQE).
    • Consumer Debt Recovery: Experience in the finance or consumer debt recovery sector is highly desirable.
    • Civil Litigation: Strong knowledge of civil litigation procedures, including Pre-Action Protocols.
  2. Effective Case Management:

    • Proactive Approach: Manage defended or complex cases proactively to achieve favorable outcomes.
    • Revenue Enhancement: Review non-moving cases within the pipeline and implement strategies to increase revenue and collections.
    • Timely Execution: Ensure internal and external processing volumes and deadlines are met, including claims, document requests, defenses, and enforcement activities.
  3. Collaboration and Communication:

    • Stakeholder Engagement: Work closely with other business stakeholders (e.g., Operations, Decision Science, Strategy) to drive continuous improvement.
    • Legal Guidance: Seek advice from Legal Counsel and Compliance to mitigate risks effectively.
  4. Litigation Process:

    • Negotiation and Enforcement: Engage with customers, legal representatives, and third parties throughout the litigation process. Aim for suitable outcomes through negotiation and, when necessary, enforcement.
    • Court Directions and Orders: Handle court directions and orders efficiently.
  5. Skills and Attributes:

    • Communication and Negotiation: Strong communication and negotiation skills.
    • IT Literacy: Proficient in IT tools and systems.
    • Business Acumen: Ability to stay informed about relevant changes in collections and legal industries.

If you are a proactive, detail-oriented Solicitor with a passion for resolving legal challenges, we encourage you to apply. If you are interested, please get in touch with Isla Stevenson on and +44 1412 127 765 or click the apply button below to send in your CV.

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer, and all applications will be treated as such.

Job Posted: 
Wed, 03 Apr 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 01 May 2024

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