Costs Lawyer

Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Categories:
Legal Costs
Sub-category:
Costs Lawyers/Draftsmen
Location:
North West England
Area:
Greater Manchester
Vicinity:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary Description:
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted:
23-Jan-18
Job Ref:
28169

Company Profile
Our client is an established Legal Practice of Solicitors, Costs Lawyers and Costs Consultants. They currently undertake work for some of the country's largest Legal Firm's. They have offices nationwide, London, Hull, Liverpool, Sheffield and Manchester.

Outline of role
They are seeking a Costs Draftsman who has at least one years' experience in a similar role and a track record of successfully working as part of a team and managing their own caseload. This position will focus mainly on Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury cost claims and the preparation of costs budgets, but assistance may be required with bills.

Experience
The ideal candidate will have experience gained within a legal environment, preferably within personal injury or clinical negligence, and will have attained or be willing to work towards Ilex qualification. They will need a good understanding of legal processes and possess a confident verbal and written communication style. They ideally will have experience of managing work to key deadlines and have excellent organisational skills and knowledge of using Microsoft Office.

If you're looking for a new challenge, in a forward-thinking Practice, with extensive opportunities for self-development, look no further. This client has a great Employer Brand with its attractive salary and bonus schemes, commitment to a Work-Life Balance, contributions to a Private Healthcare Scheme, "Dress Down" days, and continued investment and support for all Employees to further develop themselves

Day to day duties
- Meet Agreed Profit Cost Targets
- Prepare Bills of Costs and schedules within agreed service level agreements
- Prepare Budgets if required
- Draft relies if required
- Attend regular training sessions internally and externally to maintain own self development

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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