Legal Aid Billing Co-ordinator
Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Harrow, GB
1d ago

Job Description :

You will be joining an established team of 30 Costs Lawyers / Draftsmen with offices nationwide to assist and support billing process and recovery to the legal profession.

  • Report directly to Manager
  • Processing Legal Aid bills Claim1s, Claim1As and High Cost Case Plans
  • Experience in checking detailed 3column and 6column bills
  • Lodging bills at Court for assessment
  • Assisting with payment of invoices
  • Processing of bills post assessment and preparing Final Costs Certificate
  • Processing bills payable by the third parties
  • General administration of documents filing, scanning and archiving.
  • Liaising with counsel and experts.
  • Key Skills Required :

  • Have previous experience in processing Legal Aid bills
  • Experience of dealing with Legal Aid bills from start to finish
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Up to date knowledge of LAA Costs Assessment Guidance, CPR and legislation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Committed team player and adapt well to new challenges
  • Professional with a pro-active approach; excellent client care skills and ability to deal with other professionals and court services
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and sound judgment
  • Excellent IT Skills -familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills
  • Rewards :

  • 20 days annual leave
  • Additional holiday accrual*
  • Access to vast range of training webinars / E-Library
  • Automatic enrolment onto the Company’s pension scheme
  • Practicing Certificate renewed annually for Costs Lawyers
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eye test vouchers
  • DBS Check costs paid for
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Part time working
  • Flexible working arrangements / considered
  • Support for appropriate legal awards / recognition
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