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Costs Draftsperson (UCO016)

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Costs Draftsperson (UCO016)

Added 1 month 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 4 years’ experience of preparing bills of costs and costs budgets on complex 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.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Preparation of costs budgets and detailed bills of costs, on Clinical Negligence serious injury matters.
  • Reviewing opponents budgets, preparing BDR’s and entering into negotiations.
  • Potential to attend CCMC hearings.
  • Review of opponent’s points of dispute and preparation of replies.
  • 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.
  • 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

 

 

 

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