LAW COSTS DRAFTSPER

Recruiter
Austen Lloyd Limited
Location
Leicester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Nov 2021
Closes
25 Nov 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LAW COSTS - BIRMINGHAM - Law Costs Drafts - A cracking opportunity in Costs Drafting / Negotiating with a major national firm legal 500 law firm . -

We have an outstanding new position for a Law Costs Drafts Person to join a major national firm in Birmingham.

The Team:

The team handles cost negotiations for a number of clients, dealing with both pre-litigated and litigated matters. the client offers a full-service including advice and file handling in relation to claims of all sizes, drafting points of dispute or replies, all aspects of cost budgeting, drafting skeleton arguments on technical challenges, drawing bills of costs, negotiating settlements, attending detailed assessment hearings and dealing with part 8 cost procedures.

The role:

Your key duties will be:

handling receiving party costs matters and drafting bills of costs

drafting points of replies

drafting Precedent H cost budgets

advocacy at cost management hearings and / or detailed assessment hearings

managing a caseload of files

formulating offers and negotiating settlements

dealing with general correspondence

handling telephone calls, and handling queries and enquiries where appropriate

drafting schedules of costs

Skills and experience you will have:

a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, experience gained from within a Claimant role is preferable

experience in drafting bills of costs

experience in drafting costs budgets

strong numerical ability

The Firm embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how employee work

Salary -GBP30,000-GBP45,000

Role 43634

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