Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX

Executive Recruitment Services
£40k - £50k pa
06 Oct 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX Worcester Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX: A major Construction company are looking to recruit the services of a Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX at their site in Worcester to manage and develop the in-house SSF Debt Recovery Team (part of the Accounts Receivable department), providing professional advice to internal clients relating to contractual/construction debt matters and claims. Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX Responsibilities: * Provide professional advice to Project Managers & Directors and business management on debt recovery and other issues relating to client accounts; and oversee advice provided by the Paralegal. * Ensure client accounts are handled within the SSF Debt Recovery Team efficiently and effectively. Processes include referral to legal action of different types: negotiation, mediation, adjudication and litigation. * Ensure the associated documentation and administration is done to a high standard, following standard procedures. * Manage supplier accounts that are subject to legal action. * Manage HR debt matters that are subject to legal action. * Oversee the Customer Address Book function and provide support and advice as required. * Oversee the management of insolvency matters. * Take appropriate action regarding accounts in default. * Oversee the maintenance of team databases and Sidetrade (cash collection software) work notes, ensuring these are up to date and accurate. * Ensure that reports are produced efficiently and promptly. * Provide and oversee the provision of advice on credit risk. * Deal with external and internal enquiries regarding the provision of expert witness services. * Deputise for the Head of Accounts Receivable where required. * Provide ad hoc training to internal clients. * Develop the skills of direct reports. Legal Manager - ILEX / FILEX Required Skills: * Professional legal qualification e.g. solicitor or FILEX * Must have a legal practicing certificate * Good knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules and Civil Claims * Good knowledge of Contract Law * Experience in drafting legal claims/court documents * Knowledge of alternative dispute resolution methods and procedures * Knowledge of insolvency and bankruptcy law and procedure * Experience of conducting client negotiations * Microsoft Excel - basic level * People management experience, including direct reports Desirable * Microsoft Access - basic level * Working knowledge of construction contracts and in particular payment terms and dispute resolution procedures * Experience in Construction Law * Experience of working in a professional services client debt collection environment If you think that this would be a great opportunity for you and you have the required skills, Please apply now to Steve!!!!
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