Legal Assistant

Are you looking for a career in litigation, or seeking the next step in your career? We are looking for a Legal Assistant to support our busy in-house team. This role involves working closely alongside asset management and recoveries teams to support the successful resolution of customer accounts. If you want a role where you can make a real difference this is the role for you.

If you’re looking for a company where you can grow professionally, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Issuing of a variety of types of court proceedings including money claims, and return of goods
  • Handle a mixed caseload of money claims, return of goods claims, Charging Order, Attachment of Earnings, and Bankruptcy.
  • Accurate drafting of court Documents and witness statements
  • Ability to handle cases from inception to conclusion with minimal supervision
  • Debt recovery work, taking payments and arranging payment plans
  • Letter writing, telephone call making / answering
  • Uploading new cases onto the Case management system
  • Data input
What we’re looking for from you
  • Previous Litigation experience
  • Experience of Case management systems
  • A very high level of accuracy
  • Prioritisation of tasks
  • Confidence on the telephone and speaking to difficult customers
  • Must be a team player as well as being confident in working under their own initiative
  • Practical yet methodical working manner

Essential:

  • Attention to detail
  • A professional and courteous telephone manner
  • Strong communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Competent Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel)

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working in an FCA regulated environment
  • Law graduate
  • Understanding of Data protection, Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption requirements
Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marked Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes
  • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our Applicant Privacy Notice
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here