Debt Recovery Locum fee earner

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Temporary
Salary: ££30000 - £55000 per annum
Contact name: Robert Addy

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Job ref: BBBH15348_1684416103
Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: asap

Job Title: Debt Recovery Locum Lawyer
Location: Sheffield, UK
Type: Temporary (3-months)
Hourly Rate: £30 - £35 per hour (dependent on experience)

About The Firm:

This is a small law firm based in Sheffield, known for our exceptional dedication to their clients. They specialize in a variety of legal sectors, and are currently in need of an experienced Debt Recovery Locum Lawyer to their dedicated team on a temporary basis for around 3 months

Job Description:

As a Debt Recovery Locum Lawyer, you will be responsible for managing a caseload of small claims and litigation cases primarily related to debt recovery. This temporary position is expected to last for 3 months whilst they recruit for a permanent memeber of staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Review and manage a portfolio of small claims and litigation cases related to debt recovery.
  2. Develop and implement robust strategies for successful debt recovery.
  3. Negotiate with debtors and their legal representatives to facilitate debt repayment and settlements.
  4. Prepare legal documents and letters of claim, default notices, and statutory demands.
  5. Represent clients in court proceedings as necessary.
  6. Provide advice and guidance to clients on debt recovery legal matters.
  7. Maintain comprehensive records of all cases and outcomes.
  8. Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and legislation.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Qualified solicitor, legal executive or lawyer in the UK with a valid practising certificate.
  2. Proven experience in debt recovery and litigation.
  3. Strong understanding of debt recovery legislation and regulations.
  4. Excellent negotiation, research, and analytical skills.
  5. Proficiency in using legal software.
  6. Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  7. Ability to manage and prioritise a high volume of cases.


  1. Experience working in a law firm environment.
  2. Knowledge of local area and clientele.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their cv to this advert or if you require more information please contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030.