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11 months ago
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Location: Nottingham, Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Luke Whatmough
Sector: Banking and Finance Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Clinical Negligence
Category: Fee Earner Jobs, Law Costs Draftsperson Jobs, Law Costs Negotiator Jobs

Senior Costs Draftsman / Lawyer

An experienced Senior Costs Lawyer/Draftsman is wanted for a rare opportunity within a top 50 UK law firm. A challenging and varied opportunity the Senior Costs Draftsman will be responsible for a broad range of matters including predominantly insurance work and some Clinical negligence, complex high value issues with advocacy. Applications are invited from strategic and commercially minded Costs Lawyers with a combination of strong technical skills and a nose for a business opportunity. Excellent Nottingham or Birmingham based opportunity with salary negotiable and dependent on experience.

An award winning, Legal 500 and Chambers rated firm of Solicitors my client is an ambitious Top 50 UK law firm delivering expert legal advice across a wide variety of sectors and boasts a client portfolio that includes major insurers, blue chip corporates, NHS trusts, local authorities and public-sector organisations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of a complex, high value caseload providing a full costs service for the Firm and its' clients, working predominantly within the IPR and HAL practice groups. Enabling the firm to deliver an added value costs service on drafting points of dispute, schedules of costs, bills of costs/budgets, negotiating costs to settlement and by the provision of additional supporting services such as managing and attending CCMCs/detailed assessment hearings where instructed to do so by lawyers with conduct of the file. Furthermore the role will provide the candidate with an opportunity (if desired) to build and develop the department; identifying new business opportunities; developing and rolling out marketing initiatives targeting niche insurers, public authority in-house legal teams, law firms and renewing lapsed working relationships.

Applications are invited from ambitious Costs Lawyers and Solicitors looking for an opportunity to work with a quality legal product that still has lots of room for growth both internally and externally. Candidates will be strong technically and possess the ability to see a costs matter through the cycle including the drafting of high value and complex bills up and Advocacy at detailed assessment hearings.

Apply now for immediate consideration; excellent Midlands based opportunity with some UK travel anticipated.

Please contact Luke Whatmough Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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