Senior Law Costs Draftsperson

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Costs Lawyer/Draftsman

Manchester, Circa 50K

An experienced Senior Costs Lawyer/Draftsman is wanted to hit the ground running on department with a highly-regarded specialist claimant costs firm. A challenging and varied opportunity the Senior Costs Draftsman will be responsible for a range of high value matters to include Clinical negligence and/or Commercial litigation.

Applications are invited from successful Costs Lawyers with a combination of strong technical skills ideally with 3 years PQE. This is an excellent Manchester based opportunity with a competitive package on offer D.O.E.

The successful candidate will be expected to hit the ground running in a productive environment, providing dedicated costs support for litigation lawyers across several UK based offices. Responsible for the management of a personal caseload the individual will be drafting points of dispute, replies, schedules of costs, bills of costs/budgets, negotiating costs to settlement and by the provision of additional supporting services such as drafting budgets and attending CCMC. The successful applicant will have a full understanding of the CPR and must be a good negotiator. Experience of advocacy would be beneficial but not essential.

Applications are invited from ambitious Costs Lawyers (or equivalent) looking for an opportunity to work with a quality legal product that still has lots of room for growth both internally and externally. Candidates will be strong technically and possess the ability to see a cost matter through the cycle including the drafting of high value and complex bills.

Apply now for immediate consideration; excellent Manchester based opportunity.

Please contact Luke Whatmough Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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