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Law Costs Draftsman/ Costs Lawyer | London | Top 100 Law Firm

Employer
Clayton Legal
Location
England, London
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Costs Draftsperson | London | Top 100 Law Firm

Are you actively seeking a new Costs Draftsperson opportunity?

The Role:

My client, a Top 100 UK Law Firm, are currently looking for a Costs Draftsperson to join their established team in London, dealing with defendant Clinical Negligence matters. Acting for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors, the department has in the region of 80 fee earners.

The successful candidate will have a range of duties and responsibilities, which will include but will not be limited to Drafting Bills of Costs and Points of Dispute, negotiating Settlement of Costs, preparing Precedent H Costs Budgets and preparing Statements of Costs.

Requirements:

To be considered for this vacancy, you will have at least 1 year of experience within defendant matters, ideally with Clinical Negligence experience. You will have strong technical knowledge, good understanding of current CPR and negotiation skills.

Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, analytical skills and organisational skills are required in order to be effective at this position. The successful candidate will also have solid IT proficiency and be able to ensure compliance with internal case management requirements, client procedures and KPIs.

Salary:

* Competitive salary based on experience

* Agile and flexible working

* 25 days holiday

* Life Assurance

* Private Medical Insurance

* Income Protection

If this Costs Lawyer role is of interest, please contact Matthew Walwyn on 0203 714 9446 or forward your most recent CV to m.walwyn@clayton-legal.co.uk. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

Company

The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
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  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
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  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

Alternatively, you can visit our website www.clayton-legal.co.uk or email us at enquiries@clayton-legal.co.uk

 

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