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Costs Draftperson – Clinical Negligence (UCO043)

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An opportunity has arisen for a Law Cost Draftperson at a leading law firm based in Southport. You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of preparing bills of cost for detailed assessment, ideally but not limited to Clinical Negligence " href="">Clinical Negligence matters. 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 litigation.


  • Drafting Bills of Costs/Precedent S on Medical Negligence " href="">Medical Negligence matters with damages up to £100,000;
  • Review of opponent’s points of dispute and preparation of replies;
  • Preparing Cost Estimates as and when required;
  • 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;
  • Producing relevant management information to the management team;
  • Any other duties as reasonably required by the business.


  • Proven experience of drafting bills of costs
  • 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

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Closes27th Oct 2019

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