Law Cost Draftsperson/Costs Lawyer

Bailey Hunter Ltd
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Negotiable on experience
Closing date
19 Nov 2020

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Law Costs Draftsperson or Costs Lawyer to develop their career in a leading and highly respected law firm.

Your caseload will include a broad and varied mix of civil and commercial costs recovery work, with the main focus being on costs management work. In addition, you will be required to undertake all work associated with bills of costs and points of dispute. You will be dealing with a substantial client base, including some high value work.

There will also  be marketing responsibilities and the potential to manage some client relationships going forward.

You will need to be professional and articulate and be capable of building and developing relationships both internally and externally. You must also be adept at engaging with other professionals.

Experience required:

  • 4 years’ minimum experience working with legal costs in a high volume, deadline driven environment
  • Competent and comfortable using Costs Master and/or other costing systems
  • Excellent business development and networking skills
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A sound understanding of the interplay between costs management and detailed assessment
  • Experience working with the electronic bill of costs

This is a full time, permanent role with working hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm on Mondays to Fridays inclusive, with one hour for lunch.

Salary negotiable on experience.

Bailey Hunter Ltd offers a confidential legal recruitment service to all levels of fee earners including Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners.

We have established relationships with numerous clients, private practice, from niche small to medium-sized practices to large national firms, and in-house companies.

We handle assignments throughout the UK.

1. Claire Cox, the Managing Director, is a qualified Solicitor, having practised for 3 years as a Solicitor in the North East, and has since 2001 worked in legal recruitment at fee earner level throughout the UK. 

2. We also offer a Candidate Incentive Scheme. For each friend you refer and we place in a new role, you will receive £100 of gift vouchers (provided they are not already registered, of course). 

For a confidential discussion, contact us now:

T: 0113 3185293
M: 07786 224036

Contact Us
  • Unit 9
  • Fusion Court
  • Leeds
  • LS25 2GH
  • GB
  • 0113 3185293
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