27 Apr, 2021

Law Costs Draftsman

  • Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers Ltd
  • Oldham, UK
Full time Support

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Law Costs Draftsman to join Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers in Oldham. You will be joining an established Solicitors Firm to assist and support billing process and recovery.

Job Specification:

  • Drafting/preparing bills of costs, costs budgets and points of reply/dispute
  • Negotiations of Bills
  • Overseeing the Issuing of the Notice of Commencement and associated documents
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Attendance upon Detailed Assessment Hearing as and when necessary
  • Preparing costs budget in preparation for and following CCMC’s
  • Providing technical/costs guidance to fee earners where required
  • Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
  • Internal training and reviewing the ongoing costs management process where necessary

Key Skills Required:

  • Costs negotiation skills and experience
  • Up to date knowledge of LAA Costs Assessment Guidance, CPR and legislation
  • IT literate
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Committed team player and adapt well to new challenges
  • Professional with a pro-active approach; ability to deal with other professionals and court services
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and sound judgment
  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential

Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Automatic enrolment onto the Company’s pension scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Supportive team environment
  • Flexible working arrangements/considered

To apply for this vacancy please email your CV to joanne.ormston@pearsonlegal.co.uk or contact Joanne Ormston on 0161 785 3500 to discuss this role in more detail.

Competitive Salary

Yes

Sector

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