Head of Legal - Debt recovery, Litigation and Data Protection

England, London, North London
09 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
David Taylor
Full Time
7+ Years
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Our Client is a facilities and service provider with a large amount of interaction with third party consumers. This can and frequently does lead to high volumes of debt recovery via the small claims courts, with cases issued and taken through the courts by the existing in house team.


The overarching responsibility with this role is to manage the Legal Team and all its processes, improve debt recovery and ensure the company is compliant. Further detail is as follows:

  • Manage a team of paralegals
  • Manage a high volume of country court claims throughout UK
  • Manage and improve debt recovery process
  • General Litigation
  • All compliance including Data protection, GDPR, ICO, Health and Safety
  • Managing day to day legal matters that arise
  • Supplier contracts
  • Reporting at board level


The successful will be a UK or Common Law Jurisdiction qualified solicitor with substantial PQE.

They will ave expertise / skills in the following areas:

  • General Litigation
  • Data protection/GDPR/ ICO
  • Health and Safety
  • Excellent Attention to Detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Effective and professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and take action and manage people and processes
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management

Job Offer

Salary, bonus and other miscellaneous benefits

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