Costs Paralegal

Recruiter
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Ref
GT140888a
Contact
Gemma Taylor
Sector/Practice Area
Personal Injury
Contract/hours
Permanent
PQE
Trainee
Are you an experienced Costs Paralegal looking for a new challenge within an award winning claimant Personal Injury law firm? You will be required to have a minimum of 1 year costs experience of running your own costs caseload, including drafting budgets and negotiating.
 
The firm offers great career prospects, as the firm offers training contracts or support through the ACL qualification.
 
Experience of cost budgeting both from a drafting point of view and attendance at CCMC’s is essential as you will have a mixed cased load which will include number of Cost Management files at various stages throughout the litigation.
 
Duties include:
  • Negotiating settlement of costs in litigated and non-litigated claimant personal injury cases
  • Advising fee earners regarding costs disputes and assisting with their own negotiations
  • Preparation of summary assessment schedules, breakdowns of costs at case conclusion and formal bills where detailed assessment or Part 8 proceedings are required
  • Drafting replies to Points of Dispute
  • Drafting Budgets
  • Advocacy / attending CCMC’s
  • Budget Revision Work
  • Supporting more junior team members
For more information please contact Gemma Taylor on 0161 207 2000 Formed in 1999, G2 Legal Limited is one of the largest, privately owned legal recruitment companies with offices throughout the UK and in Sydney, Australia. We are a fully accredited member of APSCO.