Costs Draftsman

QED Legal
Manchester, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Costs Draftsman to join a**top 100 law firm based in Manchester City Centre.**

This multiaward winning law firm have an impeccable reputation and are a highly desirable firm for many legal professionals.

You will join a successful team of cost professionals and benefit from a market leading salary of **£45,000**.

Candidates should have demonstrable experience of working on Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence matters.

**Main Responsibilities:**

\* To provide an effective, timely and efficient service to the firms clients.

\* Communicate with clients of the department in a professional and courteous manner.

\* To ensure excellent service standards and maintain high client satisfaction.

\* To manage your own caseload.

\* To keep up to date with all aspects of the law relating to costs law and the Civil Procedure Rules.

\* To work as part of a new team and assist the Costs Manager in developing the team.

\* To work under the instruction of the Costs Manager to achieve overall aims of the costs team.

\* To take on work as allocated to you including;Bills of CostsReplies and/or Points of DisputeCosts BudgetsNegotiationsAdvices Candidate Requirements

\* Experience in working on Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence matters.

\* Experience as a Costs Draftsman to include both drafting work and negotiations.

\* Experience using a Case Management System (Proclaim preferable but full training will be provided).

\* Experience in using Costs Master is preferable.

\* Experience in both MultiTrack and Fixed Costs Matters is preferable.

\* Understanding of Money Laundering Guidelines.

\* The ability to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of legal principles and court procedures in relation costs proceedings.

\* Comprehensive knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules.

\* An ability to undertake court advocacy where appropriate before District and Circuit Judges

Candidates are currently being shortlisted, please apply for immediate consideration.

Should you have any questions, please call Connor at QED for more details.

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