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Costs Associate / Law Costs Draftsperson

SGR Legal
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary DOE +benefits
Closing date
30 Dec 2020

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Practice area
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+, Partner
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Job Details

SGR Legal are proud to present this excellent opportunity for an experienced Law Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer to further their career and join a highly respected and award-winning firm. The position offers real development opportunities for someone who currently has 4 years+ PQE.

This Leeds based firm is nationally recognised for their achievements, ranked in band 1 of the legal 500, named as a Top Family Law Firm and shortlisted for Legal 500 UK awards. Then firm has a real focus on their team and this position offers a great opportunity for development. The firm has maintained high levels of performance which is reflected in their rate of growth.

The work will include civil and commercial costs recovery work, the main focus being on costs management. 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.

The Candidate

  • Experience with preparing cost budgets
  • Prepare budget discussion reports and deal with costs management negotiations
  • knowledge and experience of the electronic format bill of costs is essential
  • Dispute resolution experience in the technology sector is desired
  • Prepare points of dispute and replies
  • Undertake negotiations
  • Ability to manage own case load
  • Provide support to junior members of the team
  • Working closely with partners on larger matters
  • Focus on business development
  • 4 years + PQE
  • Highly motivated and ambitious
  • Confident communicator with ability to build relationships both internally and externally

In return the successful candidate will be offered a competitive package with benefits. This position provides excellent learning opportunities, career development and mentoring. The firm values their people and focusses on supporting their team to achieve a work/life balance.


SGR Legal is a forward thinking legal recruitment firm. Helping private practice and in-house create lasting relationships with the most talented legal candidates.

Here at SGR Legal our vision is to be better and to really focus on those things that are so often missing in today’s recruitment "numbers game". We take time to properly assess what both candidates and employers want, understanding personality and culture.

Such as the meticulous care that we put into people and relationships. The outside-of-the-box thinking that lights up our talent search and the dedicated approach that gives us the know-how and connections to serve you better.

We focus solely on the legal sector, so we stay totally plugged in to needs, wants and trends and that way, we can be sure to deliver success for everyone.

Confidentiality is paramount and we are proud to have the highest levels of integrity.

Featured positions that we advertise here are a small portion of what we have to offer. The best way to get notified about our latest job offerings is to get in contact with us directly.

For an initial consultation and to get registered with SGR Legal contact us today on 0333 305 7530 or send your CV to us at


Contact Us
  • SGR Legal Head Office
  • PO BOX 8438
  • DE6 9DZ
  • GB
  • 03333057530
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