Law Cost Draftsman.
A fantastic opportunity with an award winning Legal 500 law firm with offices in Huddersfield and Leeds has become available for an experienced Law Cost Draftsman at their Huddersfield office.
They are looking to recruit a Costs Lawyer/Law Cost Draftsman with a minimum of 3 years’ experience dealing with all aspects of legal costs billing from Legal Aid to private civil matters, including drafting CCMS claims, detailed assessment bills, High Costs Case Plans, points of dispute, and budgets and where necessary negotiating with other parties and attending upon costs assessments hearings. The candidate must also be highly proficient in the use of Costs Master.
The role is predominantly drafting Legal Aid bills for assessment & High Cost case plans, and supporting and advising fee earners on Legal Aid eligibility, prior authority issues, costs limits, payments on account etc. You will be expected to draft bills, negotiate, perform costs budgets and be able to demonstrate points of dispute and points of reply. There will be occasional inter partes and private client bills to attend to.
Prior knowledge in drafting bills in some of the following areas of practice will be helpful: Court of Protection, Personal Injury, and Litigation. Family/Children is essential.
Applications are invited from an ambitious Costs Lawyer/Law Costs Draftsman who will need to have a good standard of education and a professional qualification would be preferred. The successful candidate will have strong technical knowledge and experience in the full life cycle of costs. Experience in advocacy will be an advantage.
In return, the successful Law Cost Draftsman will receive a highly competitive salary, a good benefits package and a structured training programme in place to assist with your own career development.
To apply, please follow the link or call me to discuss further details.
Rachael Atherton. 0113 254 9296.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal on 0113 254 9296 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.