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Litigation Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Crook

  • Contact email:

    mcrook@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    MC-42

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    26 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-01-29

Litigation Officer
JOB TITLE: Litigation Officer
DEPARTMENT: Legal
HOURS: 35 Hours
RATE: £24 Per Hour
 
Akton Recruitment are recruiting for a Litigation Officer in London, preferably with experience in leasehold management.
 
JOB ROLE
 
You will be responsible for day-to-day handling of the income recovery process, including court action, for service charge debt.
 
You will work as part of a team of Litigation Officers assisted by a specialist Surveyor. Taking instruction from the Client’s collections team, you will have responsibility for communicating with homeowners and the Courts for cases in their portfolio, that evidence and documentation is accurate and complete, and that the set timescales of the process are met. You will ensure that any queries raised as part of the process are fully answered. You will ensure that the litigation process is conducted in accordance with the highest standards and will have responsibility for ensuring that the client’s financial interests and reputation are protected.
 
You will be required to have an excellent knowledge of both statutory and relevant case law on service charges and will be required to represent the Client in court and at the First Tier Tribunal when required. In addition, you should ensure that the Client’s core values, expectations and service standards are promoted and upheld.
 
 
REQUIREMENTS
 
  • A good knowledge of leasehold issues
  • An exceptional working knowledge of the Court process and the operation of the First Tier Tribunal
  • Experience of working within larger organisations and working to performance targets
  • Experience of handling and managing Court, tribunal and arbitration cases
 
 
 
For further information call Matt on 01772 428186