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Legal Manager (Litigation)

Funding Circle


Posted over 30 days ago...

Shape the future of SME lending as a Litigation Manager with a pioneering fintech company


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London, United Kingdom - Hybrid

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Hybrid (In-person ~2 days / week)- London United Kingdom

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Join an innovative fintech organization on a mission to empower small businesses by providing swift and accessible funding. With a decade of experience, our state-of-the-art platform is revolutionizing SME lending in the UK, offering instant decisions and rapid funding solutions.

  • Lead a dedicated Litigation team focused on debt recovery and insolvency, employing unique strategies that are transforming the industry.
  • Manage a team of Litigation Paralegals, ensuring the achievement of targets and protection of investor returns.
  • Proven experience in Litigation/Debt Collection Management, Commercial/Financial Litigation, and operational leadership is essential.
  • Outstanding communication, leadership, and decision-making skills are crucial, along with strong negotiation and commercial insight.
  • Insolvency experience is a plus.

Enjoy a supportive work environment that values Health, Wealth, Development, and Lifestyle. Embrace hybrid working, health benefits, learning opportunities, and lifestyle perks that cater to your wellbeing and professional growth.

The role

We are looking for a Legal Manager. The Litigation team carry out all debt recovery and insolvency procedures with their own unique approach that is defining the recovery culture in the lending market.

Who are we?

Our mission is to build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win. We do this by uniting cutting-edge data and technology to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. With a decade of expertise under our belt, we've built a game-changer of a platform that's reshaping the landscape of SME lending. In just minutes, SMEs across the UK can get an instant decision, giving them access to affordable funding in a flash.

The role

We are looking for a Legal Executive/Legal Counsel - Litigation Manager to join a strong and high performing team. You will manage and oversee a team of Litigation Paralegals and oversee the successful achievement of individual, departmental and business targets ensuring Investor returns are protected.

Job requirements

We’re looking for an experienced Litigator/Debt Collection Manager with Commercial/Financial Litigation experience and strong technical legal skills. Experience in operational leadership and management, to include leading a team and managing performance and updating stakeholders accordingly is required. Excellent communicator, with natural interpersonal and leadership skills with a high degree of self-awareness, confidence and resilience. Able to make and follow through on difficult decisions. Excellent negotiator with business acumen and commercial awareness. Insolvency experience is desirable.


Our Circler proposition is designed to support employees both in and out of work, and it is anchored around four pillars: Health, Wealth, Development & Lifestyle. We offer hybrid working, with a blend of 2-3 days either in the office or at home. When you’re in the office you can take advantage of our free barista and subsidised lunches through JustEat and we will help support your home working set-up. We support flexible working arrangements. Health: Private Medical Insurance through Aviva, Dental Insurance through Bupa, MediCash, free access to online therapy sessions via Spill and exclusive discounts with Hertility for reproductive health support. Wealth: Octopus Money Coach, free mortgage advisor partnership and discounts across numerous retailers through Perks at Work. Development: Learning allowance and full access to internal Learning platform. Lifestyle: Gympass, Electric Car Scheme and more!


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