Trainee Group Debt Recovery Paralegal

Group Company: Winn Group

Department: Costs

We are looking for committed team players to join our Debt Recovery Team and support the growth of our company.

This is an ideal opportunity for graduates who are looking to start their legal career with an award-winning firm. This role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop their existing skills and knowledge within a supportive and experienced team.

The ideal candidate will naturally represent Winns Values of Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability which underpin our mission to be the best one stop shop for accident management and rehabilitation.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus great OTE (potential to uplift salary by 20%)
  • 22 days holiday, 8 days bank holidays, and an added birthday holiday
  • Three-day bonus holiday for full attendance
  • Buy and sell holidays
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Annual salary review *subject to performance
  • On-site parking *subject to availability
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Corporate Metro scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Pension scheme contribution
  • Company social events
  • Employee assistance confidential helpline
  • Death in service insurance (3x salary)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Staff referral bonus scheme

Job Description

You will be responsible for maintaining an active case load with the aim of ensuring maximum debt recovery. Your duties will include:

  • Commencement of the Debt Pre-Action Protocol.
  • Negotiating and monitoring payment plans.
  • Carrying out residency and other searches. Assessing Debtors’ ability to pay.
  • Issuing Part 7 and Part 8 Proceedings. Making Applications.
  • Preparing schedules and other Court documents.
  • Liaising with High Court Enforcement.
  • Liaising with Legal Teams and other Businesses within the Winn Group.
  • Ensure compliance with Information Security Policies including data confidentiality and the operational security of the Information Systems used.
  • To ensure you uphold the Core Values of the Winn Group.
  • Any ad hoc or additional duties as deemed fit and appropriate by the Management Team for this post and the associated level of responsibility attached to it.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the company’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interact with debtors in a professional and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to work towards deadlines and performance objectives.
  • Ability to work towards shared goals and objectives.
  • Experience of demonstrating effective teamworking.
  • Cooperative and flexible approach.
  • Ability to identify where problems may arise and adopt a solution-focused approach.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and good interpersonal skills.
  • IT literate.

Winn Solicitors is one of the country’s leading claims management companies taking care of no win no fee accident claims from start to finish.

Winn Group, home to Winn Solicitors, On Medical and On Hire, is a leading North East business providing nationwide accident management and rehabilitation services for victims of non-fault accidents.

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What our Staff Say

I am incredibly grateful for the opportunities for development which I have had in the firm. I wouldn’t be here without the support of management.


Deputy Head of Costs

The people at Winns make it a feel-good atmosphere and make coming to work enjoyable. Winn Group is always quick to adapt to change which makes it a great place to work.


Team Leader

The best thing about working at Winns has to be the full support of staff progression and development.


Head of Costs