Cost Lawyer / Draftsperson

Recruiter
Gradion Services
Location
Stockport, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1211013942
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cost Lawyer / Draftsperson

Based: Stockport (SK1)

Up to £40k + Bonus

The Company:

We are working in partnership with an established and forward thinking, tech driven law firm who are primarily focussed in the Legal Cost sector (fighting unfair compensation deductions).They have gone from strength to strength in recent years, having made full use of the ABS model.

As part of an exciting new venture for 2019, they are seeking an experienced Cost Lawyer / Draftsperson to come on board and be a part of an expanding and developing company where genuine career development opportunities and rewards are on offer.

Role:

As a Costs Lawyer / Draftsperson you will be responsible for preparing bills of costs and dealing with costs schedules. You will deal with Part 8 costs proceedings and settlement negotiations and any points of disputes.

Key Tasks/Areas

Costs drafting (bills, schedules and budgets)

To issue part 8 proceedings when costs are not agreed/paid

To use the firm's case management system effectively

Negotiating own bills

Preparing points of reply and running cases to detailed assessment

Required Skills:

You should have the relevant ACL qualification and a min 3 years experience within a similar role

Experience of cost negotiating

Good IT skills

Sound organisation/planning skills

Attention to detail

Good telephone manner/ability to communicate effectively

Knowledge of Court procedures

To find out more or to apply, please forward your CV quoting Ref: Grad1807

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