Law Costs Draftsman/Lawyer with Legal Aid and Inter Partes Experience - X 3

Law Cost Draftsman/Costs Lawyer with Legal Aid and Inter Partes Experience

 

Cost Law Services, a specialist Cost Drafting Company are seeking experienced Law Costs Draftsman/ Costs Lawyers with extensive experience in drafting bills on Legal Aid and Private Client matters.

 

This will include preparing bills in Court of Protection, Children Law, Clinical Negligence, Family, Immigration, Judicial Review, Litigation, and Personal Injury matters.

 

The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge and experience of drafting bills and also excellent negotiation skills. The company is looking for experienced candidates who will ‘hit the ground running’.

 

Key Essential Skills and Personal Attributes:
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years’ experience in drafting legal aid and Inter partes bills
  • Costs Negotiation Experience;
  • Strong IT skills and ability to adapt to new technology;
  • Able to demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A positive approach to working under pressure and in a busy environment;
  • Business acumen;
  • Advocacy skills helpful but not essential.

 

Key Tasks:
  • Drafting Inter- Partes and Legal Aid Bills ( 6 column/3 column)
  • Drafting POD’s/ Replies
  • Conducting Negotiations
  • To complete post – Assessment work
  • To complete Legal Aid Claims (Claim 1’s/Claim 1a’s/ Claim 2’s);
  • To liaise and advise Clients - fee earners and support staff in relation to the variety of legal costs matters
  • Drafting Statement of Costs for summary assessment
  • Drafting of estimates of costs to accompany Allocation Questionnaires and Pre-Trial Checklists.
  • Drafting High Cost Case Plans.

 

Salary

Competitive salary package and real prospects for promotion.

 

Cost Law Services will consider applicants wishing to work part time, full time or with flexible working hours. The Company will allow working from home.

 

Cost Law Services is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusivity of its staff and strives to ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of the communities they serve.

 

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please submit your CV and Covering letter to Olly Sufi; Olly.Sufi@costlaw.com.

 

NOTE: APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE ABOVE VACANCIES.

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