Law Costs Draftsman

Location
England, Hampshire, Basingstoke
Salary
£35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
BBBH12757
Contact
Joe Bryant
Practice area
Costs
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you seeking a platform for progression in a growing team of a Legal 500 firm? This leading law firm works with some of the largest companies in the country.


The firm


This law firm is a leading national legal business. The firm work with many household names and some of the UK's largest institutional clients and household names in the world of telecoms, infrastructure, outsourcing, consumer goods, transport, aerospace, and engineering.

The firm is very progressive and have a reputation for developing and nurturing talent, they have even taken on apprentices with no legal background, put them through the ILEX (paid for) and have then gone on to become Solicitors. Many of the firm's Partners are home grown. The firm has a lovely culture with a good social aspect in all the offices.


The role


The firm is seeking a Law Costs Draftsman / Solicitor / ILEX to join the firms Basingstoke office.


The Costs Team comprises several distinct teams specialising in a specific area of costs including Real Estate, Negligence, costs budgeting and recoveries. The Costs Team focuses on driving their insurer clients' costs strategy and building and strengthening client relationships.

You will have responsibility for managing your own case load of costs challenges matters including drafting Points of Dispute, drafting and challenging Costs Budgets, setting strategy and negotiating, and running claims to detailed assessment. It is envisaged that as you gain experience you will increase your workload having responsibility in running complex and higher value cases. Suitable candidates may also have the opportunity to provide advocacy at Costs Case Management Conferences.


Requirements

  • A solicitor, ilex or costs draftsman with experience of costs challenges or costs recoveries, the firm may also consider candidates with no direct costs experience if they have comparable litigation experience
  • You will be a confident negotiator and communicator
  • Salary is City market rate and negotiable depending on experience, plus the ability to earn a lucrative bonus, progression prospects and an excellent benefits package.


This is an excellent opportunity for a Law Costs Draftsman / Solicitor / ILEX join the growing Basingstoke office.


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

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