Law Costs Assistant
Law Costs Assistant wanted for an excellent opportunity with a Legal 500 law firm based in Sheffield. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
My client is a successful and well established medium sized multi service private practice with an excellent reputation in the market. Working for this forward thinking firm there is a pleasant working environment, excellent benefits along with opportunities for progression and development.
They are looking to recruit a Law Costs Drafts assistant with a minimum of 2 years experience to draft Bills of Costs for Detailed Assessment for claimant Personal Injury files. You will have previous experience preparing Statements of Costs for Summary Assessment, Schedules and Costs and Costs Budgets. Experience of drafting, Claim 1's and Points of Reply would be an advantage.
The successful applicant will ideally be educated to degree standard and possess experience working either in house or for an external supplier of costs drafting services. Applicants should be committed and hard working individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision. In addition, you will be flexible, organised and be able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. Excellent IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office programmes is essential.
The role will ideally suit a Costs Drafts assistant with 1 - 3 years experience; however we are happy to consider candidates of all levels who can demonstrate the required skills. Candidates from a legal secretarial background would also be considered
This is an excellent role for an ambitious Law Costs Drafts assistant looking to join a leading UK law firm with a market leading salary and benefits package on offer.