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Costs Draftsperson


ACS Recruitment Consultants
Location: Birkenhead
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Stephanie
Category: Law Costs Draftsperson Jobs
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ACS are now recruiting a Cost Draftsperson to work in a law firm based in Birkenhead. The position will involve working within the firms Technical Costs Team dealing predominantly with RTA cases including Multi-Track and Fixed Costs Disputes.

Key Duties

·         Dealing with Fixed Costs Disputes

·         Taking files to Provisional/Detailed Assessment

·         Preparing N260 Costs Schedules

·         Drafting Estimates of Costs

·         Preparing Points of Dispute/Replies

·         Negotiating costs generally with own case load

·         Attending hearings including Detailed Assessments and CCMC

·         Provide costs advice/guidance to fee earners as and when required

·         Complete post Assessment work including agreeing figures and concluding Assessment process

·         Drafting of bills of costs (Electronic & Paper)

·         Preparing Precedent H Budgets

·         Dealing with Part 8 matters

 

Essential

 

·         Excellent knowledge of CPR and Case law

·         Experience of preparing New Electronic Bills a must

·         Track record of dealing with high value Multi-Track cases

·         Ability to deal with third party solicitors and insurers on a day-to-day basis

·         Able to maintain the highest client care standards

·         Experience with working within a team environment

·         Ability to prioritise workloads

·         Min of 3 years’ experience as a Costs Draftsperson/Costs Lawyer

·         Knowledge of Case Management Systems, training will be given

·         Good knowledge of IT working with Word and Excel

 

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels.

 

ACS are now recruiting a Cost Draftsperson to work in a law firm based in Birkenhead. The position will involve working within the firms Technical Costs Team dealing predominantly with RTA cases including Multi-Track and Fixed Costs Disputes.

Key Duties

·         Dealing with Fixed Costs Disputes

·         Taking files to Provisional/Detailed Assessment

·         Preparing N260 Costs Schedules

·         Drafting Estimates of Costs

·         Preparing Points of Dispute/Replies

·         Negotiating costs generally with own case load

·         Attending hearings including Detailed Assessments and CCMC

·         Provide costs advice/guidance to fee earners as and when required

·         Complete post Assessment work including agreeing figures and concluding Assessment process

·         Drafting of bills of costs (Electronic & Paper)

·         Preparing Precedent H Budgets

·         Dealing with Part 8 matters

 

Essential

 

·         Excellent knowledge of CPR and Case law

·         Experience of preparing New Electronic Bills a must

·         Track record of dealing with high value Multi-Track cases

·         Ability to deal with third party solicitors and insurers on a day-to-day basis

·         Able to maintain the highest client care standards

·         Experience with working within a team environment

·         Ability to prioritise workloads

·         Min of 3 years’ experience as a Costs Draftsperson/Costs Lawyer

·         Knowledge of Case Management Systems, training will be given

·         Good knowledge of IT working with Word and Excel

 

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

ACS Recruitment Consultants Ltd are the market leader within Legal Recruitment and we specialise in the placement of Qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries and Support Staff at all levels.

 

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