Crime Billing Assistant and Birmingham
Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Luton, GB
1d ago

Job Description :

Our Billing & Costing Department is looking to recruit a crime billing draftsman to work in our Billing team, which comprises of 30 staff.

The role requires precise attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast pace environment and excellent organisation skills.

We are looking for a flexible team player who can thrive within a large team and who utilises an assertive yet tactful approach when dealing with our fee earners and external agencies.

The main tasks will involve : -

  • Prepare all Magistrate Court and Crown Court claims
  • Submitting these claims on the appropriate documentation and liaising with Legal Aid Agency on these claims
  • Liaising with the Accounts department
  • Update file claim information on firm’s software
  • Keep up to date with changes in claiming rues and procedures
  • General administration of documents- filing, scanning and archiving
  • Key Skills Required :

  • At least one years experience in submitting crime claims to the Legal Aid Agency.
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and be confident liaising with senior managers and fee earners.
  • Excellent IT skills with ability to process information using relevant software (databases, spreadsheet packages).
  • Business acumen
  • Previous experience essential

    Job Details Office : Luton and Birmingham Department : Cost Draftsman and Billing Salary : Competitive salary Job Type : Permanent Date Posted : 14 / 07 / 2020 Disclaimer

    We are the fastest growing firm of Solicitors, with offices across London and the UK. We deal in a wide range of legal services that caters for clients on a public funding or private fee basis.

    Duncan Lewis is privileged to have several franchises from the Legal Aid Agency.

    We look to recruit dedicated and talented employees in both legal and non-legal capacities, and we are always interested to receive applications from quality candidates, whether experienced or novice.

    If you can demonstrate a strong commitment to the areas of law provided by the firm, and you are keen to build a career with us, please click here to apply online with your details and CV.

    Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.

    We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post. Please provide additional details in your covering letter, if this applies.

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