Costs Lawyer

Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Categories:
Legal Costs
Sub-category:
Costs Lawyers/Draftsmen
Location:
North East
Area:
Sheffield
Vicinity:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary Description:
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted:
06-Jun-18
Job Ref:
27719

Company Profile
Our Client is one of the UK's largest and most respected law firms who are passionate about providing clients with the best legal advice, guidance and support.
They employ over 2200 people in 9 UK Offices
As a full-service law firm, the have experts in everything from personal injury claims and family law to real estate and corporate law.

Outline of role
You will deal with solicitors' files across a range of disciplines and prepare costs claims for submission to opposing solicitors or the courts. You may be required to undertake negotiations and possibly have some involvement with advocacy.
Applicants should be committed and hard working individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision.
You will have a flexible approach making you able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels.
Ideally you will be educated to degree standard and possess experience working either in house or for an external supplier of costs drafting services. You will either be fully or part qualified. The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy is essential. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes would be advantageous.

Experience
- At least 3 years experience of Costs
- Excellent communication and IT skills
- Strong Negotiation Skills

Day to day duties
- Drafting Points of Reply & Dispute
- Negotiating Defendant Bills of Costs
- Drafting schedules of Costs
- Advising solicitors on Costs issues
- Attending detailed assessment hearings

To Apply
Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought

IMPORTANT NOTE
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted
within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we
positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your
interest.
Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.
Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability
to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
& an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment
Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its
Clients.

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