Costs Paralegal

Recruiter
Austen Lloyd
Location
England, West Midlands
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
02 Aug 2019
Ref
MC 37273
Contact
Austen Lloyd
Practice area
Costs
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
This household name law firm offers an amazing environment to grow and develop. Their training is world class at all levels and is tailored to help you to achieve your goals. Diversity is important to them and the firm is made up of all sorts of backgrounds and cultures. The environment is incredibly supportive and they are careful to develop every individual.

Strong advocates of justice, equality and opportunity, everyone is asked to volunteer time each year to assist with pro bono activities, social justice and community investment. Keen to remain at the cutting edge of technology, they are constantly improving their systems, and predicting how legal work will change in the future.

The role involves providing support to the Costs Draftsperson and you would work under their guidance.

Key responsibilities include:

Precedent H cost budgets

Precedent R reports

Formal bills of costs for detailed assessment

Statements of costs for summary assessment

Schedules of costs for interim payment applications

Points of Dispute and Replies in detailed assessment proceedings

Instructions or Brief to Counsel

Obtain and manipulate/format data to assist with costs estimations, for example time breakdowns, fee earner breakdowns, month end reports, and interest calculations, billing guides and recapped breakdowns of invoices. To create, edit and amend spread sheets as requested; inputting, amending and deleting entries, running calculations and linking between spread sheets.

Career path is excellent and this is an incredible long term career opportunity.

If this sounds like the kind of position and firm that may appeal, please apply as soon as possible. matthew.cole@austenlloyd.co.uk; 01275 463111.