Law Costs Draftsman

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Birkenhead
Salary
£30000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Ref
495160-1-GT-38
Contact
Gemma Taylor
Sector/Practice Area
Financial Services
Contract/hours
Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced law costs draftsman to join a well respected and award winning law firm in Birkenhead.

You will be required to have a minimum of 3 years' experience and experience of preparing New Electronic Bills is essential. You will be required to have knowledge of CPR and Case law with a track record of dealing with high-value Multi-Track cases.
 
This role is working within the firm's Technical Costs Team based in Birkenhead, predominately with RTA cases. The firm is offering a competitive salary banding plus benefits package.
 
As a law costs draftsman, your duties will include:
  • Drafting of bills of costs (Electronic & Paper)
  • Preparing Precedent H Budgets
  • Dealing with Part 8 matters
  • Dealing with Fixed Costs Disputes
  • Drafting Estimates of Costs
  • Preparing Points of Dispute/Replies
  • Negotiating costs generally with own caseload
  • Taking files to Provisional/Detailed Assessment
  • Preparing N260 Costs Schedules
  • Attending hearings including Detailed Assessments and CCM
  • Provide costs advice/guidance to fee earners as and when required
  • Complete post Assessment work including agreeing on figures and concluding Assessment process.