Law Costs Draftsman

  • Job Reference: 431557411-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: 360 Recruitment
  • Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Law Costs Draftsman

£25,000 - £30,000

My client is recruiting for a Law Costs Draftsman to join their Cardiff office. Their Cost Department is one of the largest costs teams in the UK. The team works closely with the Claimant teams within the firm while also providing general support for teams throughout the rest of the firm. The team work predominately on estimates, cost budgets, bill preparation and cost negotiations, they also attend court for detailed assessment and cost and case management hearings.

As part of a team the successful candidate will:

  • Prepare Bills of Costs, primarily for personal injury claims but also for commercial dispute cases
  • Prepare Points of Dispute and Replies
  • Prepare Cost Budgets and attend CCMC hearings
  • Attend detailed assessment hearings
  • Mediate cost settlements

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in a similar Law Costs Draftsman role. They will have proven negotiation skills and be comfortable attending court for hearings.

Good communication and strong IT skills are a must. Experience of using Costs Master would be advantageous.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive, ambitious and innovative team.

My client provide an excellent environment in which to progress your career along with a range of benefits including:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Corporate social responsibility day (one per calendar year)
Christmas shopping day (one per calendar year)
Death in service equivalent to twice your annual salary
Auto enrolment pension scheme
Hybrid working
Employee Assistance Programme
Discounts for local businesses
Professional fees paid (subject to requirement for your role)
Employee recruitment incentive scheme

The successful candidate will need to be office based ititially for training but can then work 3 days from the office and 2 days from home as part of the companies hybrid working model.