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Costs Draftsperson - Position open

Full-time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week | Salary Negotiable, Depending on Experience |, 37.5 hours per week Costs

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

Send your C.V to [email protected]

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

The main purpose of this role drafting of Bills of Costs/negotiating and maximising costs received by the firm. Ideally you should have at least three years experience in Costs


  • 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
  • Preparing Precedent R (budget discussion reports)
  • Drafting Part 8’s
  • Drafting Personal Assesment
  • Drafting cost schedules for Disposal/Trial
  • Drafting Estimate of Costs to accompany Listing Questionnaire
  • Keeping up to date with costs law and changes

Experience requirements:

  • Ideally three years+ in the role
  • Cost Master and Proclaim Experience - Desired

Desired Skills:

  • 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
  • Experience with Costs Master – desired
  • Experience with Proclaim - desired

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 [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!

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We are proud to offer highly competitive salaries, complimented by an excellent benefits package

Access to private healthcare schemes.

25 days paid holiday per year.

Training Contracts.

Exclusive Corporate Discounts

Employer Contributory Pension Scheme

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