We have a need to appoint Legal Executives to work closely with our Legal and Litigation Teams.

We are looking for confident and experienced individuals who will support the division to deliver key objectives in a challenging environment.

As a Legal Executive, you will work closely with our Legal and Litigation teams, conducting relevant legal research and assisting in the collection and preparation of evidence and documents. As we are a fast-growing company, we require an individual with an adaptable and flexible approach, able to work well as part of a team, and with the ability to communicate well with both colleagues and customers.

Castle Water is the UK’s leading independent water retailer and one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in the utility sector.

Our Legal Executive salary starts at £22500 per annum, and we offer a hybrid working model where most roles can be undertaken through a combination of home and office working.

We can promise you a hardworking and lively environment that will equip you with skills that could be used across many areas of the business. You can expect to be part of a collegial and supportive team, with a strong emphasis on knowledge-sharing, continuous learning, mutual respect, and personal development. We will ask a lot of you, and in return, opportunities for advancement in our company are available for those who put in the effort. We value our people and love to watch them develop and advance in their careers with us.

When we offer you a post, we will help and support you in your work, but be prepared to learn through doing the role as much as undergoing formal training. These posts are for applicants with confidence and initiative as well as the maturity required to take responsibility and make decisions and be confident of their own abilities and potential.

Key Responsibilities

Legal research

  • Conducting relevant legal research as requested
  • Researching cases and preparing legal updates for the team on upcoming changes and arising issues

Litigation

  • Assisting in the preparation and collection of all various documentation and evidence that might be required for possible proceedings involving the Castle Water Group

Filing and general admin

  • Maintaining the current systems in place, including the legal safe, databases and the General Counsel’s documents.
  • Monitoring shared legal inboxes and managing correspondence;
  • Dealing with general enquiries by phone or email;
  • Scanning and photocopying of various legal documents. Keeping up to date with contracts/minutes and preparing/reviewing contact approval forms.
  • Ensuring all letters and mail are sent out and delivered on appropriate dates.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Legal work experience desirable
  • Currently studying or have completed a law degree
  • Administration experience in a similar environment preferred
  • Competent user of MS Office packages; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Team player with a collaborative approach
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, being flexible in approach to meet the requirements of the business
  • Competent research skills;
  • Confident communicator;
  • Commercial Awareness

About the Company

Castle Water is the UK’s leading independent water retailer and one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in the utility sector. Our customers include some of the largest companies and public sector bodies in the UK.

Castle Water aims to deliver award-winning customer service to our customers. Creating positive interactions in the workplace and between our employees and our customers will help ensure our company continues to draw new and retain existing customers. Not only have we just achieved our 10,000th 5-star Trustpilot review, but we are also winners of the recent Customer Service Excellence Award for the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards.

Castle Water has a track record of providing excellent customer service, and of developing innovative approaches to utility supply. We have more 5-star reviews on Trustpilot than all other water retailers combined. We pride ourselves on being transparent and treating customers fairly.

Our head office is based in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, within easy commuting distance of both Perth and Dundee. We are embedded in the local community and participate in many local events and activities.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to careers@castlewater.co.uk.