Senior Law Costs Draftsperson

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
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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