Legal Executive

Job Description

Legal Executive

Dublin 1

Position Objective:
Work as part of the Litigation Team. The role will primarily involve debt recovery proceedings, both secured and unsecured.
This job description is meant as a guideline to outline the key areas of responsibility related to the role of legal executive within the litigation team. The duties and expectations outlined are not exhaustive and can change from time to time.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Drafting proceedings;
• Service of Proceedings;
• Drafting Statutory Declarations and Affidavits of Service;
• Instructing summons servers and tracing agents;
• Drafting motions;
• Taking instructions from clients;
• Assisting the solicitors in instructing local town agents;
• Briefing counsel;
• Preparation of briefs;
• Dealing with incoming correspondence from agents, solicitors, and defendants;
• Liaising with clients over court outcome and next steps;
• Drafting letters;
• Contributing to departmental monthly target;
• Liaising with court services;
• Dealing with incoming telephone calls from agents, solicitors and defendants;
• Managing a high volume, fast moving workload;

Skills and Experience:
• Previous Repossession Experience a significant advantage;
• Previous experience in debt recovery also an advantage;
• Pro-active thinker and problem solver.
• Calm, professional and approachable manner.
• Excellent communicator.
• Can work on own initiative as well as being a strong Team player.
• Strong communication skills and a good phone manner.
• Attention to detail.
• Microsoft Office skills including Word and Excel also an advantage.

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