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Austen Lloyd
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Practice area
2 years, 4 years, 6 years
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LAW COSTS - BIRMINGHAM - Law Costs Drafts - A cracking opportunity in Costs Drafting / Negotiating with a major national firm legal 500 law firm . -


Law Costs Draftsperson -

We have an outstanding new position for a Law Costs Drafts Person to join a major national firm in Birmingham.

The Team:

The team handles cost negotiations for a number of clients, dealing with both pre-litigated and litigated matters. the client offers a full-service including advice and file handling in relation to claims of all sizes, drafting points of dispute or replies, all aspects of cost budgeting, drafting skeleton arguments on technical challenges, drawing bills of costs, negotiating settlements, attending detailed assessment hearings and dealing with part 8 cost procedures.

The role:

Your key duties will be:

handling receiving party costs matters and drafting bills of costs

drafting points of replies

drafting Precedent H cost budgets

advocacy at cost management hearings and / or detailed assessment hearings

managing a caseload of files

formulating offers and negotiating settlements

dealing with general correspondence

handling telephone calls, and handling queries and enquiries where appropriate

drafting schedules of costs

Skills and experience you will have:

a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role, experience gained from within a Claimant role is preferable

experience in drafting bills of costs

experience in drafting costs budgets

strong numerical ability

The Firm embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how employee work

Salary -£30,000-£45,000

Role 43634

Apply Below or contact Ellie at Austen Lloyd as soon as possible on 01275 463 111 in absolute Confidence, Ref: Legal Vacancies/Law Jobs, Reference : EM 43634 (Law Costs Draftsperson Costs Negotiator - Birmingham):


Austen Lloyd Legal Recruitment

Austen Lloyd is a bespoke legal recruitment business specialising in the placement of lawyers at all levels from newly qualified to partnership, in private practice and in-house.

We have an excellent reputation dealing with a wide spectrum of clients, from major national firms to many smaller high street law firms.

We have the connections to assist you to stand out from the crowd.

We listen to our candidates. We understand the importance of your goals and aspirations. We are here to make those aspirations a reality. Your next career step is always an important decision. We will guide you through the recruitment process, bringing you the latest vacancies and assisting you to find the perfect career step. We can provide independent expert advice on all aspects of your job search.

You will find our staff approachable and friendly, with in-depth knowledge and advice, as well as being highly professional. Confidentiality is a very important aspect of our service and you can be sure of our high standards of integrity at all times. Our reputation is very important to us. This is based on building strong relationships.

It is this attention to service and quality that sets us at Austen Lloyd apart from the others.

We advertise a select few of our opportunities here. We have many other excellent specialist legal roles. We recommend that you contact us to register your interest and ensure that you are informed of new and suitable positions as soon as they arise.

For an initial discussion regarding any of the vacancies we have, please contact our consultants at Austen Lloyd Legal Recruitment Tel: 01275 463111 or alternatively send your CV to


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