Senior Costs Draftsman/ Costs Lawyer

Legal Costs
Costs Lawyers/Draftsmen
North West
Greater Manchester
£35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
plus bonus
Job Ref:

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 & Complex 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 is high value, complex cases within Clinical Negligence, Commercial and Complex PI


The seek a person with 3-5 years experience in a Costs role with good bill drafting experience.
Knowledge of Commercial, Civil and Family costs would be advantageous as would membership of the ACL, although not essential. At least 3 years Costs experience either from an in-house or agency background. Strong understanding of Caselaw and CPR. Driven and determined to succeed. Ability to handle own caseload. Hardworking and tenacious

Day to day duties

• Preparation of Costs schedules and Estimates
• Preparation of Costs Budgets
• Drafting Bills of Costs
• Preparation of Points of reply to dispute
• Handling CFA and CCFA matters
• Responsible for handling Negotiations of costs to settlement
• Advising clients on cost recovery

To Apply

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


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 it's Clients.

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