PI and disease costs Draftsman – Cardiff

Recruiter
Mr
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
Up to £55,000
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Apr 2019
Ref
dm
Practice area
Costs
Position
Other
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

PI and disease costs Draftsman – Cardiff

I have a new role for a National specialised Disease and Personal injury firm in the heart Cardiff.  

Main requirements of the role will be for someone to have:
 

Drafting of Bills of Costs/negotiating and maximising costs received by the firm. 

Drafting an informal bill of costs. 

Occasional negotiation and advocacy as and when required as part of the business. 

Key tasks and responsibilities:
 

Understanding the standard and indemnity basis of costs alongside knowledge of predictive/portal and fixed cost regimes including what costs they are entitled to and at what stage. 

Drafting formal Bills of Costs, N252 and advice. 

Understanding and utilising case management software and costs drafting software/programs. 

Undertaking negotiations and providing "from cradle to grave" service. 

Providing quality work on an efficient basis ensuring SLA`s are met. 

Attaining and achieving set targets. 

Understand and utilise different case law in disputes as and when necessary. 

Preparing Replies to Points of Dispute. 

Preparing Precedent H Costs Budgets. 

Drafting cost schedules for Disposal/Trial. 

Drafting Estimate of Costs to accompany Listing Questionnaire. 

Keeping up to date with costs law and changes. 

Skills, knowledge and experience required:
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships 

Ability to present information simply and accurately, both orally and in writing

Ability to work methodically to deal with a constant flow of work that requires a fast turnaround 

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work 

Ability to work on own initiative and potential to work without supervision 

Ability to plan/organise work for yourself 

Ability to assist other team members when required. 

Numerate skills 

Good telephone manner 

Legible handwriting 

Computer literate 

Commitment to providing a high quality and speedy service to clients 

Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges

For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Daniel Mason at our head offices