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:
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted:
23-Jan-18
Job Ref:
28164

Company Profile
One of the country's leading legal costs firms with branches in London and the North of England. They cover a range of high profile defendant & claimant caseloads across Commercial, Clinical Negligence, RTA, Civil, Family & PI and maintain their position by providing a highly client focused service.
As an employer they actively encourage internal promotion and sponsorship of candidates to take the ACL qualification.

Outline of role
The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting bills & handling their own caseload in a busy by friendly department. The caseloads are a good mix of fast & multi track claimant & defendant work dealing with; Clinical Negligence, RTA & PI.

Experience
Cost Draftsmen with between 3-5 years' experience are required by a busy city centre Costs Consultancy. Having recently taken on several new clients this forward thinking firm are looking to expand their team over the next few months.

ESSENTIAL REQUIRMENTS:
- Between 3-5 years' costs experience
- Understanding of CPR and Case Law
- Computer Literate
- Ideally a Member of the ALCD

Day to day duties
- Managing own active Caseload reporting to the Costs Manager
- Preparation of Fast Track and Multi Track bills of Costs
- Preparation of Bills for detailed Assessment
- Preparation of Costs Schedules for summary assessment
- Preparation of Costs Estimates
- Preparation of Points of Dispute and Replies
- Negotiating settlement of Costs

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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