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Senior Cost Draftsperson

Location: Taunton, Somerset, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP40000 - 40000 per Annum
Benefits: Bonus, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance, Social events
Job Ref: HAR0000069A
Posted: 02/04/2024Apply Now

Job Description

Senior Cost Draftsperson - Fully Remote, Permanent, Full-Time, Salary - £40,000 with excellent benefits - Bonus, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance, Shopping Vouchers, Death in Service and Social Events.

The Senior Cost Draftsperson will be responsible for preparing cost budgets, negotiating costs settlements, and drafting bills of costs. They will analyse cost schedules and provide advice on costs-related issues.

As the Senior Cost Draftsperson you will have relevant experience in costs drafting. Proficiency in legal cost software and strong knowledge of costs rules and regulations.

Are you an experienced Senior Cost Draftsperson with a Minimum of 4 years' Bills Drafting experience, using Costs Master

As the Senior Cost Draftsperson you will have a great range of knowledge and skills such as:

  • Excellent understanding of Costs within the Legal Industry
  • Strong Negotiation ability
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure within a team or independently

The Role will include:

  • Draft Bills of Costs
  • Brief Counsel for Details Assessment and ensure papers are filed with Counsel and Courts
  • Prepare and file Applications for Default
  • Consider Points of Dispute and draft Points of Reply
  • Collate Applications and Supporting papers for Provisional and Detailed Assessment
  • Draft Statements of Costs for Directions Questionnaires (Fast Track)
  • Negotiate on Statements of Costs and Bills of Costs
  • Liaise with Costs Manager and Finance Director regarding settlement where appropriate

Does this Senior Costs Draftsperson role add up to your next career move? Then we would love to hear from you, please contact Kirsty at Elite Recruitment Solutions of The Wise Employment Group Exeter for a confidential chat on 01392 340195 or email your CV to  kirstyf@elite-recruitmentsolutions.co.uk or hit apply via this job board.

Although fully remote the role involves liaising with clients, attending court hearings, and managing cost disputes, occasional travel will be required.

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