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Costs Draftsperson (UCO030)

Added 20 days ago

ROLE:

An opportunity has arisen for a Law Cost Draftsman at a leading law firm based in Southport. You will have at least 2 years experience of preparing bill of costs for detailed assessment. You will be expected to deal with various aspects of a file, to include replies to points of dispute and cost estimates. You will be working within a busy team and must have the ability to manage your own case load.

 ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  •  Experience of Proclaim
  • Experience of Cost Master
  • Proven experience of drafting bill of costs
  • Organisational and planning 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

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drafting Bills of Costs/Precedent S
  • Preparing costs budgets, precedent R’s and dealing with CCMC documents
  • Drafting Points of Reply in response to the Defendant’s disputes;
  • 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;

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