Law Costs Draftsman

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£26000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
391315/2/GT/8
Contact
Gemma Taylor
Sector/Practice Area
Banking/Finance
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
Law Costs Draftsman.

A top-tier Liverpool city centre law firm is currently looking to recruit an experienced Law Costs Draftsman to work within their Casualty team. The team provides a full, expert service in defending public and employers' liability claims, particularly workplace, public sector, and claims against the emergency services. You will be required to have a minimum of two years' costs experience and paying party experience essential.

Duties include:
  • Managing a caseload of costs cases up to 100k in value
  • Dealing with a caseload of costs cases
  • Ensuring that the quality of work produced is to the highest standard
  • Managing and negotiating client/costs disputes
  • Drafting points of dispute, budgets, precedent R, initial advice on strategy to the client and other letters and documentation
  • Ensuring that the client is regularly updated as to the current situation on matters
  • Maintaining time recording on client matters
  • Attending court when required
  • Ensuring that care is taken to ensure good working relationships with internal colleagues, and external institutions and organisations
  • Being responsible for maximising the Practice’s profitability whilst maintaining the highest client care standards
  • Adhering to the firm's policies
  • Ensuring for the confidentiality and security of all the firm, and client documentation and/or information
  • Ensuring that complaints are dealt with both professionally and promptly, and in accordance with the firm’s Complaints Procedure
  • Ensuring that the relevant or mandatory training requirements are complied with
For more information on this exciting Law Costs Draftsman opportunity in Liverpool, please contact Gemma Taylor. 0161 207 2000.