Legal Aid Billing Supervisor
Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Harrow, GB
5d ago

Job Description :

Due to a substantial increase in work, our Billing & Costing Department are looking to recruit a Legal Aid Billing Supervisors to train and manage a team of Billing Assistants.

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

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, external agencies and experts.

The main tasks will involve training and supervision of junior billing assistants to process :

  • Legal Aid bills and ensuring files are sent to the Legal Aid Agency without delay.
  • Legal Aid High Cost Case Contracts
  • Bills with enclosures to Supreme Court Costs Office.
  • Inter Partes bills including negotiation and up to settlement
  • Assisting with payment of Invoices.
  • Private bills & preparing final cost transfers.
  • Bills payable by third parties.
  • Liaising with Barristers Clerks.
  • Key Skills Required :

  • Ability to manage and supervise a team
  • Ability to train junior staff to process bills
  • Excellent management and numerical skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, whilst also be confident in liaising with senior managers and fee earners.
  • Excellent IT skills with the ability to process information using relevant software (databases, spreadsheet packages).
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Previous experience in processing legal aid and private billing is essential.

    Job Details Office : Harrow Department : Cost Draftsman and Billing Salary : Competitive salary Job Type : Permanent Date Posted : 17 / 11 / 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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