Cost Draughtsperson

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 by Anonymous

Warrington, Cheshire United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
£25k - £35k Annual
Full-Time
Our client are a highly successful firm of Lawyers, due to demands on their business and expansion they now have an exciting opportunity to work in their prestige offices based in Warrington as a Cost Draftsperson.

Our client recognise that their customers approach them for their expertise and ability to deal with any claim or matter efficiently, putting their interests first at all times. They understand how as a business they need to be flexible to their clients and customers, showing their availability and support always. Striving for customer excellence, they work to the best of our abilities and provide the service required.

We are seeking an experienced Cost Draftsperson to join their team based in Warrington.

As an experienced Cost Draughtsperson, you will handle claims for costs covering all areas of costs work including RTA, Employers Liability and Public Liability, Clinical Negligence and Professional Negligence

Duties & Responsibilities

Preparing Formal Bills of Costs
Preparing Precedent H's and dealing with all aspects of the cost budgeting process
Drafting and dealing with Points of Dispute and Replies
Drafting Schedules for summary assessment
Provide advice to fee earners and run matters to assessment
Liaising with Defendant/Claimant Solicitors, Counsel and Court
Negotiate Settlement as quickly as possible and on the best terms available
Dealing with Portal/fixed cost queries

Cost Draughtsperson - You will have:

Ability to manage own cost files
Positive, confident and enthusiastic attitude
Ability to use own initiative and make decisions
Plan and prioritise work load
Excellent listening and verbal and written skills
Good telephone negotiation skills
Follow Firm work procedures and keep to strategy
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Anticipate problems and identify solutions
Good IT and Case Management skills

Salary: £25K - £35K per annum

Hours of work: Monday to Friday - 37.5 per week, to be worked between 8:00-17:30pm

Are you an experienced Cost Draughtperson that can perform well in this role? Then attach your CV now

Reference: 599434979

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