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Costs Draftsman

Employer
Pure Business Group Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

WHO WE ARE?

PURE Business Group was created to provide a unique, innovative and collaborative solution, to the Civil Litigation legal sector. Founded in early 2015 by Phil Hodgkinson and bringing thirty years' experience within the insurance and legal sector, the group now employs in excess of 450 staff in four UK locations and continues to grow year on year.

At PURE Legal Costs Consultants we provide a market leading, "cradle to grave" legal costs recovery service. Employing over 70 specialist staff, including Costs Lawyers, Costs Draftsmen, Negotiators and Advocates. Who strive to exceed and surpass our large range of solicitor clients' expectations, in all areas of costs recovery.

JOB PURPOSE

Due to unprecedented and continued growth in our company portfolio, we are seeking to recruit a Costs Draftsman / Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer.

The most suitable candidate for our Costs Draftsman / Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer role must have minimum 2 years' experience in drafting anything ranging from standard Fast Track PI cases right up to complex Clinical Negligence and Commercial Litigation cases and able to provide evidence of doing so at interview.

THE COSTS DRAFTSMAN / COSTS DRAFTSPERSON / COSTS LAWYER ROLE WILL INVOLVE:

Drafting Formal/Informal Bill of Costs/Precedent 'S' on cases including but not restricted to:

Cavity Wall Insulation
Housing Disrepair
GDPR
Mortgage Mis-selling, Mortgage Mis-calculation
Undisclosed Commissions
Clinical Negligence
Commercial Litigation
Catastrophic Injury
Industrial Disease
Noise Induced Hearing Loss
Serious RTA
Financial claims
Holiday Claims

Drafting and Negotiating of Costs Budgets on all of the above case types
Occasional Negotiation and Advocacy as and when required by the business
Training of less experienced staff
COMPETENCIES

Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
Excellent telephone skills.
Ability and desire to learn new systems - in-house training given.
Attention to detail when updating notes onto database.
Ability to be proficient at all times, ensuring correspondence such as; letters, emails and telephone calls are actioned/compiled in a professional manor.
EXPERIENCE

Experience within a similar role essential.
Knowledge of the industry advantageous.
Personality and Tenacity essential.
BENEFITS

Competitive basic salary
22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Additional day off for Birthdays
"Me time"
Pension
Employee Assistance programme.
Training and progression opportunities within PURE Business Group.
Water front office with a stunning view.
Onsite canteen
Accessible to public transport
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