APPLYBACKCosts Lawyer - Old Trafford

Role:Costs Lawyer
Salary:£35,000 - £45,000
Location:Old Trafford
 

THIS IS AN URGENT VACANCY – MY CLIENT IS COMMITED TO RECRUITING THIS ROLE EVEN THOUGH WE ARE IN DIFFICULT TIMES – WE NEED YOU NOW!

 

At just over 10 years old and with nearly 100 employees our client is a successful legal practice that continues to grow and go places.

 

They need a talented Costs Lawyer to help support this growth.  Initially a standalone role with a view to expanding next year with an assistant.

 

You will be a qualified costs lawyer with at least2 years experience of dealing with costs disputes.

You will be articulate, driven and able to deal with all aspects of costs management and detailed assessment process. And able to cover a wide range of matters.

 

 

So, what will your day to day role be?

 

The Job

Drafting bills, budgets and associated documentation

Drafting replies to points of dispute

Preparing for a detailed assessment hearing

Negotiation of costs to settlement

Advocacy

Liaising and reporting to solicitor clients

Diary management

Communicating with clients in an effective manner that ensures continuous workflow

Using Proclaim case management system

Keeping up to date with regulatory changes

Research using internal and external resources

 

 

Key Qualities

Excellent Communication

Attention to Detail

Meticulous approach

A team player who is also independent

Calm under pressure

Self-motivated with a positive outlook

Reliable, tolerant and determined

Enthusiastic and committed

Results orientated

Approachable, well presented and professional

Excellent problem solving and research skills

 

What is in it for you?

A great, supportive culture

Success team

Great Salary

28 days leave (including stats)

Plus opportunity to accrue another 4 days holiday per year

Plus opportunity to purchase another 5 days annual leave

Birthday off

Time off in lieu

Flexible working hours

 

If you are a talented Costs Lawyer and want to be part of a great firm that’s growing please send me your CV.