Legal Debt Recovery/Credit Control Assistant Kingston upon Thames

Legal Debt Recovery Assistant

 Howell-Jones LLP

 Location          Kingston upon Thames

We wish to recruit an ambitious legal assistant to join our Commercial Debt Recovery Team in Kingston upon Thames.  The successful candidate will work with our highly experienced litigation lawyers and will be responsible for collecting debts for the firm’s clients and the firm’s own outstanding debts.

The key responsibilities of this role include:  

  • Providing support to our Commercial Debt Recovery Team.
  • Engage in  the end-to-end volume debt recovery process including setting up new clients, file and diary management, conducting cases with undisputed debts, issuing letters, proceedings including securing judgments and dealing with enforcement.  You will also undertake invoicing and other administration duties.

  • Adhering to the firm’s internal credit control procedures and our clients’ service level agreements and best practices.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in debt recovery and credit control work using case management systems and bespoke debt recovery software. The ICM qualification, other legal qualification or studying towards one would be desirable but not essential.
  • Strong typing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Outlook and Excel.  

  • A systematic approach to work; be confident working with numbers; have an eye for detail and understand the importance of, and be able to work to, strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Great communication skills including the ability to convey advice in plain English.

  • A professional appearance, excellent client care skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise.


    This is a full-time position. Please send CV (including home address, telephone number and references (if available) with salary expectations to 

    No agencies please

Howell-Jones LLP is committed to providing equal opportunities and to avoiding unlawful discrimination in employment.  We shall ensue that no job applicant shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, sex, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.