A new opportunity for a Senior Law Costs Draftsman has become available at a friendly, niche, multi-discipline law firm based in the centre of Leeds City Centre.
It is a fantastic, permanent position for a Law Costs Draftsman (Lawyer/Legal Executive/Paralegal) to join a small Costs Team. This is a full time, permanent role, where development and training can be offered for the right candidate. You will be working in a small and friendly department working on both internal costs files and for external solicitor clients.
Main Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Drafting Inter parts Bills of Costs (to include Precedent S electronic Bills)
Drafting Schedule of Costs
Drafting Precedent H documents
Preparing Points of Dispute/Replies to Points of Dispute
Drafting Precedent R and Precedent T documents
Assessing costs claims and providing advice to fee earners
Negotiating on the settlement of costs
Advocacy experience is desirable but not essential
Legal aid knowledge is an advantage
Working as a Costs professional with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, either in-house or for a specialist costs drafting company
Excellent communication and IT Skills
Experience of costs drafting software, ideally Costsmaster.
Experience of drafting inter-parties Bills to include Precedent S Bills, Schedules of Costs, and Precedent H documents
Understanding of CPR and Case Law
The ability to work on your own with the minimum of supervision
Ability to work to deadlines and targets
Automatic enrollment onto the Company’s pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Good holiday entitlement
Bonus on completion of qualifying period
Supportive team environment
If you are a Senior Law Costs Draftsman keen to secure a role with a leading Leeds law firm and meet the above criteria, please apply directly via the link.
For further information contact Rachael Atherton at G2 Legal.
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