Job Title: Costs Litigation Assistant / Costs Paralegal
Location: Northenden, Manchester
Working Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday
Our Client is a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. They cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupier's liability, road traffic accidents, employer's liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. At the company, they pride themselves in the work we do helping injured people.
They are LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of their Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of their Partners is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.
The role will involve preparation of summary assessment trial schedules, breakdowns of costs at case conclusion and formal bills where detailed assessment are required. Additionally the candidate will be trained on risk assessment, a case progression both in terms of costs negotiations and Detailed Assessment proceedings, and costs budgeting.
The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach, and be able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. Analytical skills and attention to detail are both essential characteristics. An interest in the law, the legal system and court are all important attributes, too.
This is an exciting opportunity with excellent career development prospects for the right candidate. They are able to offer Training Contracts / ACL qualifications. They are looking to consider applications from Law Graduates, as full and in-depth training will be provided. However, candidates with experience of working within a Law Costs environment will be at an advantage.
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