Costs Draftsman

Posted 9 March by Taylor Green Recruitment

The opportunity!

Our Client is offering a unique opportunity for an experienced Costs Draftsman! They are a well established and well known firm based in the North West covering a multitude of legal sectors including Property/ Wills and Probate/ Trust/ PI/Debt Collection/ Clinical negligence.

The Role!

Your main duty will be drafting Bills of Costs, negotiating and maximising costs received by the firm.

The Requirements!

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years experience in Costs be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities;

  • Understanding the standard and indemnity basis of costs. With knowledge of predictive/portal and fixed cost regimes including what costs we are entitled to and at what stage
  • Drafting formal Bills of Costs, N252 and advice
  • Understanding and utilising case management software and costs drafting software/programs
  • Undertaking negotiations and providing "from cradle to grave" service
  • Providing quality work on an efficient basis ensuring SLA’s are met
  • Attaining and achieving set targets
  • Understanding and utilising different case law in disputes as and when necessary
  • Preparing Replies to Points of Dispute
  • Preparing Precedent H Costs Budgets
  • Drafting cost schedules for Disposal/Trial
  • Drafting Estimate of Costs to accompany Listing Questionnaire
  • Keeping up to date with costs law and changes

The Offer!

Our client is offering a salary of £20,000-£24,000 based on experience. 9 till 5 hours (Monday to Friday).

Application question

Do you have 3 years experience in legal Costs?

Reference: 33593906

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