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Costs Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC2305COSTS
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified, Support Staff
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Job description: Costs Lawyer/ Law costs Draftsman

Location: West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Area of expertise: Costs
Salary: £DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to join work as a Costs Lawyer or Law Costs Draftsman in a Legal 500 Firm with a fantastic reputation in West Yorkshire. You will be working with all aspects of legal costs billing from Legal Aid to private civil matters. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years' experience and be able to deal with a large workload and be up to date with the Solicitors' Accounts Rules and will be competent in the use of CostsMaster.

*drafting bills of costs for detailed assessment in both legally aided and privately funded matters
*Preparing High Costs Case Plans
*Dealing with CCMS claims
*drafting Replies to Points of Dispute
*drafting Costs Budgets and liaising with the opponent
*undertaking negotiations with the opponent

*at least 3 years' experience as a Costs Lawyer or Costs Draftsperson essential
*Experience of managing a caseload essential
*Good working knowledge of the CPR essential
*Experience of using CostsMaster
*Work to billing and time recording targets
*Ability to build relationships internally

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal:
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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