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Law Costs Draftsman - Position open

Up-to £24,999 depending on experience
Full-time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Location: Edward Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AF, England - Click here for directions

Hampson Hughes Solicitors are currently looking for a Law Costs Draftsman to join our ever expanding in house department.

Main purpose of job

• Drafting of Bills of Costs/negotiating and maximising costs received by the firm.
• At least three years’ experience in Costs
Key tasks and responsibilities
• Understanding the standard and indemnity basis of costs. With knowledge of predictive/portal and fixed cost regimes including what costs we are entitled to and at what stage
• Drafting formal Bills of Costs, N252 and advice
• Understanding and utilising case management software and costs drafting software/programs
• Undertaking negotiations and providing “from cradle to grave” service
• Providing quality work on an efficient basis ensuring SLA’s are met
• Attaining and achieving set targets
• Understanding and utilising different case law in disputes as and when necessary
• Preparing Replies to Points of Dispute
• Preparing Precedent H Costs Budgets
• Drafting cost schedules for Disposal/Trial
• Drafting Estimate of Costs to accompany Listing Questionnaire

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Ability to present information simply and accurately, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work methodically to deal with a constant flow of work that requires a fast turnaround
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and potential to work without supervision
  • Ability to plan/organise work for yourself
  • Ability to assist other team members when required.
  • Numerate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Legible handwriting
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to providing a high quality and speedy service to clients
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges

This is a new and exciting opportunity to develop within the industry and to be a part of our fast paced and dynamic firm.

To apply for this position please send your CV across to recruitment@hh-law.co.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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