Law Costs Draftsman

A brilliant opportunity has arisen with one of Yorkshire's leading law firms as they see a Law Costs Draftsman to join their Bradford office. On offer is a fantastic salary and benefits package. The working environment is outstanding at this firm. They offer career progression and a happy work/life balance. A competitive salary package is also on offer.   
Firm benefits include:

- Up to 25 paid working days holiday per annum Staff introduction bonus scheme
- ‘Happy Birthday!’ – have a free day off to celebrate and after 5 years have a £50 voucher to spend every birthday as well
- Corporate discounts on a wide variety of products and services
- Extremely flexible working environment to include agile working and flexible working arrangements
- Career progression and an extremely supportive working environment
- All expenses paid for Summer and Christmas party events

The role:

- Working in a legal aid environment
- Report directly to a Manager
- Drafting/ preparing bills of costs
- Working with the portal CCMS
- Working to deadlines
- Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
- Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly meetings ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
- Ensuring compliance with file management
- Internal training and reviewing the ongoing costs management process
- Travel claims for fee earners including internal and external claims, claiming as appropriate, uploading relevant evidence and paying out the disbursements
- Checking experts invoices and other disbursements
- Billing legal aid matters

Key Skills Required:

- Worked in a litigation environment and have some relevant legal experience gained within a Costs team
- Experience of handling your own costs caseload from start to finish
- Costs negotiation skills and experience
- Up to date knowledge of LAA Costs Assessment Guidance and legislation
- IT literate including knowledge of using CCMS
- 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 networking and communication skills with the ability to successfully market the Company and generate new business
- Excellent analytical and organisational skills
- Ability to use own initiative and sound judgment
- Excellent IT Skills - familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills

To be considered for this role you must have a minimum of 1 years' experience of billing processes and experience with accounting systems Advanced Microsoft Excel and ideally CCMS. 
If you meet the above criteria, please apply directly via the link or contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal Recruitment. 


G2 Legal is a legal recruitment company recruiting in West Yorkshire. Visit our website for more jobs or contact Rachael Atherton on 0113 254 9296 today.

More information

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.

PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.

Job reference: 1394167-1-RA-7-SP--1GD

Company Benefits

  • 25 days holiday per annum

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Reference: 1394167-1-RA-7-SP--1GD | Location: Bradford

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