Costs Drafting Assistant

Bell Cornwall
Birmingham, West Midlands
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Costs Drafting Assistant

Our client in Birmingham City Centre is looking to recruit a Legal Costs Assistant (Draftsperson) with ideally knowledge of law cost drafting/billing and negotiating costs. The role will be based within the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury team and is a working on behalf of the claimant. As a costs assistant the role is based around the detailed billing of files and requires a high degree of numerical understanding and accuracy.

Key Duties:

  • Preparation of detailed bills of costs, schedules for agreement, estimates of costs, statements of costs for summary assessment
  • Preparation of detailed costs budgets
  • Lodging/submitting bills and claims for assessment by the courts or Legal Aid Agency as appropriate
  • Preparing points of dispute and points of reply
  • Negotiations in relation to costs
  • Preparing long form Court of Protection bills
  • Providing advice and support in relation to costs and funding to fee earners as needed

The perfect costs assistant will be enthusiastic, analytical and excellent with numbers. The role will require an eagle eye for detail and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. If you are looking for a role where you develop and build on the experience you already have then this could be the role for you!

If you have similar accounts related experience in the Legal Sector including billing or cashiering we would love to hear from you!

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(For the purposes of recruiting for this vacancy Bell Cornwall Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency. Bell Cornwall Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all age groups)

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