Costs Lawyer/ Costs Draftsman
Adept Recruitment
Liverpool
4d ago

Costs Lawyer / Costs Draftsman

Type : Categories : Sub-category : Location : Area : Vicinity : Unspecified Salary : £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Posted : 17-Dec-19 Job Ref : 28773

Company Profile

Established Costs Agency based in the North West specialising in high value costs work.

Outline of role

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience drafting Bills of Costs, Replies and Costs Budgets. The candidate should also be an effective professional communicator both in person and on the telephone.

A challenging and varied role in this newly formed department with responsibility for a range of matters including clinical negligence, personal injury and industrial disease cases.

Experience

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a high level of professionalism
  • Experience in using mainstream costs software packages
  • Be able to deal with all manner of complex costs issues without supervision
  • Day to day duties

  • Dealing with complex multi-track matters
  • Working on clinical negligence and / or commercial cases
  • Preparing bills of costs
  • Preparing interim schedules of costs and statements of costs for summary assessment
  • Drafting Points of Dispute and Replies to Points of Dispute
  • Drafting costs budgets
  • Settling Advices on complex and technical costs issues
  • Drafting Interim applications within costs proceedings
  • Negotiation of bills
  • Appearing as an advocate at detailed assessment hearings and interim applications within costs proceedings
  • Attendance at CCMCs.
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