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Job Title: Law Costs Draftsperson/Costs Lawyer   Ref no: BH2348
Location: Leeds      
Salary: Negotiable      
Excellent opportunity to join Costs department of a well-established law firm in North Leeds. You will ideally be a part or fully qualified Costs Lawyer or Costs Draftsman with a minimum of 3 years experience.

Main purpose of the role is the Drafting of Bills of Costs/negotiating and maximising costs received by the firm.

Key tasks and responsibilities include:

- Understanding the standard and indemnity
basis of costs.

- Drafting formal Bills of Costs, N252 and
advice

- Understanding and utilising case management
software and costs drafting software/programs

- Undertaking negotiations and providing “from
cradle to grave” service

- Understanding and utilising different case
law in disputes as and when necessary

- Preparing Replies to Points of Dispute

- Preparing Precedent Costs Budgets

- Drafting cost schedules for Disposal/Trial

- Drafting Estimate of Costs to accompany

- Listing Questionnaire

- Keeping up to date with costs law and changes

You will need:

- A minimum of 3 years experience as a Costs
Lawyer/Costs Draftsperson.

- Experience of case management software
preferred.

- The Ability to work under pressure and
prioritise work.

- Excellent numeracy skills and a professional
telephone manner.

Remuneration commensurate with experience.

 
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