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    Costs Draftsman/ Costs Lawyer - London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Law Costs
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 02/03/2021
  • Job reference: 48849_1614684383

Costs Draftsman / Costs Lawyer | London

Are you actively seeking a new Costs Lawyer opportunity?

The Role:

My client is a Top 50 Law firm, currently seeking to appoint an additional Costs Lawyer for their established team in London. This national large loss team deals with injuries and complex technical insurance claims exceeding £500,000, predominantly dealing with motor claims, but also employer, public and product liability. Cases will typically involve brain, spinal and amputation injuries.

This role will involve a range of responsibilities including negotiating settlements, attending costs hearings, drafting costs budgets, points of dispute and bills of costs and assessing bills of costs.

Requirements:

To be considered for this position, you will have at least 3 years of experience within costs litigation, with experience in both defendant and claimant work. You will ideally possess advocacy skills with some experience of attending assessment hearings, oral reviews and CCMCs.

Organisational skills are key in being able to effectively prioritise your workload. The successful candidate will be able to work well within a team and will have excellent communication and negotiation skills, able to communicate effectively both verbally and written.

Package:

* Competitive salary based on experience

* 25 days holiday

* Healthcare & Dental

* Life Insurance

* Cycle to Work Scheme

If this Costs Lawyer role is of interest, please contact Matthew Walwyn on 0203 7149446 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.

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