TITLE: Law Costs Draftsman
PACKAGE: Up to £27,000 basic + £8,000 OTE + Pension
The Company: Kevin Edward Costs Ltd
We are a Company of Law Costs Draftsmen delivering exceptional service for all aspects of Civil and Commercial costs law. We have developed a reputation of trust and have long standing working relationships with many key Law Firms throughout the Country. As a result, the company would like to add to its capacity for work and urgently requires committed staff members, to deal with additional instructions. We will always endeavor to ensure we keep to our service levels, so this is a key appointment to maintain our standards, whilst continuing to grow.
We are committed to growth through development of staff and innovation in technology, and therefore we are agile in our operation to keep ahead of the changes in this industry.
Our offices are situated in Speke (L24), where we have an autonomous environment; onsite café; onsite gym; relaxed culture and a real team ethic. We are looking for members who can fit into this culture, work hard and support the team. In return we will work with you to progress your career and future earning potential.
We require Claimant Costs Draftsman, working on predominantly Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Commercial cases. The role will be drafting, however being a busy Costs Practice we encourage skills to be utilized in other areas when necessary.
We have an attractive commission structure to suit a tenacious individual who takes pride in their work and will excel in this environment
We are looking for Candidates with several years experience within the Legal Costs profession, and who has experience both drafting budgets and bills, is familiar with the new electronic bill of costs, and is comfortable conversing with clients. Therefore good communication skills are essential.
Other responsibilities will include
-Producing Replies to Points of Dispute using relevant case law.
-Drafting formal Bills.
-Drafting schedules of costs and N260’s
-Dealing with multi-track and fast-track cases.
-Dealing with electronic and paper files for costing.
-Handling your own varied case load.
-Producing detailed risk analysis of costs.
-Negotiating costs over the telephone and by written communication.
-Dealing with disbursement dispute cases.
-Preparing Trial bundles/ Part 8 Claim Forms/ Applications for Interim Payments/Request for Detailed Assessment.
-Excellent Negotiation skills
To apply: please contact the email addresses below enclosing your CV and covering letter.