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Cost Draftsperson (UCO042)

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Cost Draftsperson (UCO042)

Added 12 days ago

ROLE:

 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Law Cost Draftsman at a leading law firm based in Southport. You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of preparing bills of costs and costs budgets.  You will be working within a busy team and must have the ability to manage your own case load and adhere to strict SLA’s. This is a great opportunity to join a market-leading and expanding firm, at the forefront of clinical negligence, personal injury litigation and data breach claims.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Preparation of detailed bills of costs, costs schedules and costs estimates.
  • Review of opponent’s points of dispute and preparation of replies.
  • Preparation of costs budgets.
  • Reviewing opponents’ costs budgets, preparing BDR’s, Precedent T’s and entering into negotiations.
  • Potential to attend CCMC hearings.
  • Ensuring that the quality of work produced is to the highest standard.
  • Management of daily workloads as well as achieving service level agreements.
  • Be able to work to deadlines and prioritise matters to ensure targets are delivered.
  • Ensuring that the Client is regularly updated as to the current situation on matters;
  • Ensuring that care is taken to ensure good working relationships with internal colleagues;
  • Being responsible for maximising the firms profitability whilst maintaining the highest Client care standard;
  • Adhering to the firm’s policies.
  • Any other duties as reasonably required by the business.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Proven experience of drafting bills of costs and costs budgets
  • Experience of Proclaim
  • Experience of Cost Master
  • Organisational, planning and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good general IT skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Working effectively within a team.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines

 

What you can expect from us:

 

  • Salary DOE
  • Bonus scheme
  • 35 days holiday including bank holiday and we close for Christmas
  • Option to purchase 3 extra days holiday
  • 3 days additional day holiday on the 5th, 7th and 9th full year of employment.
  • Sick pay – after completion of probation
  • Flexible agile working environment
  • Company events
  • Pension scheme
  • Work life balance
  • Value awards
  • Breakout rooms with free tea and coffee, TVs, table football and comfy sofa’s to relax on your breaks when working in the office
  • Internal Progression

OUR VALUES
TRUST | INNOVATION | DEVELOPMENT | PERFORMANCE | CUSTOMER
Our people are at the heart of everything we do! We take pride in the results gained for our clients and go the extra mile to get justice.
Fletchers are an employer of choice, rated a top 80 Law Firm by the Times. We believe that diversity drives innovation, we are all different people aiming for the same goal to get our customers the compensation they deserve. Our culture drives our employees to achieve the best, not only for the customers but for their own growth, development, and wellbeing.

If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career with the opportunity to grow and develop, a workplace where you are a valued member of the team and not just a number, we would love to hear from you.

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates

 

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