Law Costs Draftsman

England, London, Streatham
£38000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
15 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Sean Nicholson
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Are you looking for an opportunity to progress with a growing, ambitious and entrepreneurial Top 100 firm that can offer great prospects and a highly lucrative bonus structure? Are you in a top-heavy team and seeking a platform for career growth?

The firm

This firm is a stand-out Top 100 practice. They have over 500 staff across a large network of offices; they are a practice that heavily invests into their workforce, from sending aspiring Partners on leadership courses designed by some of the Countries well-known entrepreneurs and business leaders, to being one of the largest providers of training contracts. There are no glass ceilings with many of the firm's partners have been home-grown. If you are striving for progression, they can provide a springboard.

They offer all fee earners a very lucrative bonus structure, allowing staff the ability to significantly increase your earnings. They are a dynamic, forward-thinking and commercially minded firm, with a unique, friendly culture.

This firm are a totally unique proposition and have a culture and way of working that stands them apart from any other firm Nationwide. I have worked with this firm for several years and have seen them take the legal market by storm, winning them an abundance of awards along the way.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a Senior Law Costs Draftsman (Legal Aid) into the Streatham, South London.

The firm has a turnover of over £30million pa,and have grown by double in the last 5 years.

They have plans to continue to grow to become a £80million+ turnover within 10 years. Circa, £700k comes through the costs department every month. There is a highly experienced costs team based across two offices. They deal with both legal aid, private bills and interparty costs, this includes; Personal Injury, Family, Crime, Employment and Civil and Commercial Litigation.

You will solely deal with legal aid bills and will supervise a small team under you.

You will manage a growing and highly dynamic team, reporting into board level, you will also run your own caseload. This role comes with a highly lucrative bonus structure, with lots of autonomy to make the role your own. This is an important and highly important hire for the firm. This is to replace the current Head of Costs.


  • You will be a Law Costs Draftsman with at least 2 years PQE
  • You will deal with the legal aid bills
  • You should ideally have experience of managing and leading a team
  • Confidence to report at board level is essential
  • You should be technically strong
  • Salary is very negotiable and dependent on your background, plus an excellent bonus structure and benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Law Costs Draftsman (legal aid) to join this Top 100 firm, based in their flourishing Streatham, South London

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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