Legal Clerk

Job Details

Based in the Adults and education team supporting that team and focusing on supporting a Solicitor and Legal Assistant who’s main job is:

To provide legal advice and to be responsible for a personal legal caseload in particular in relation to civil litigation, debt recovery and enforcement across all Directorates of the County Council.

Key Duties:

• To provide a comprehensive debt recovery service to the County Council handling a wide range of highly complex commercial, contractual consumer and statutory debt recovery cases with minimal supervision, on behalf of all of the Council’s Directorates, including:

• Recovery of Adult Social care debt including residential and non-residential care fees

• Special knowledge and expertise in debt recovery practice acting for the Council as a Creditor in complex probate cases or where the debtor lacks mental capacity.

• Enforcement of Section 106 Town & Country Planning Act 1990 agreements by way of Statutory Injunctions

• Statutory Demands and Bankruptcy claims for commercial debts

• Undertake enforcement proceedings against Judgement Debtors.

Umbrella rate : £15.23