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Reference #: MR-Legal Costs Draftsperson-Liverpool
Location: Liverpool
Sector: Legal
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 07/02/2020

Costs Draftsperson


LOCATION: Liverpool


PACKAGE: Basic salary dependent on experience plus Uncapped Commission and Pension


OTHER BENEFITS: Free parking, onsite café and onsite gym


The Company:


Our client is a Company of Legal Costs Draftspersons, with a particular focus on high value and Multi Track Personal Injury cases, such as Clinical Negligence, Industrial Disease and Catastrophic Injury.

They have developed a reputation of trust and have long standing working relationships with many key Law Firms throughout the Country. As a result, the company requires an additional Experienced Legal Costs Draftsperson to help them keep up with the high volume of workload.

Their reputation and service levels are key to their client relationships, so this is a key appointment to maintain their high standards, whilst continuing to grow.


The Role:


They require a Costs Draftsperson, working on predominantly Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Commercial cases. The role will be predominantly drafting, however being a busy Costs Practice your negotiation skills may also be needed.


The company is set up differently to many of its competitors in that they have a healthy targeted environment for hard working employees to flourish. Their commission structure is one of the best that you will find in the industry and is uncapped. Someone who takes pride in their work and is tenacious and ambitious will excel in this environment.


They are looking for Candidates with several years’ experience within the Legal Costs profession, who have experience in drafting bills, but also ideally with a demonstrable track record of outstanding negotiation skills. You will show a passion for your work, industry and furthering your own knowledge. Advocacy would be advantageous and good communication skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities will include:


  • Producing Replies to Points of Dispute using relevant case law.
  • Drafting formal Bills including the new format E Bill
  • Drafting Costs Budgets (Precedent H) and undertaking Budget Discussions
  • Drafting schedules of costs and N260’s
  • Dealing with electronic and paper files for costing
  • Handling your own varied case load
  • Producing detailed risk analysis of costs


The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the following:


  • Previous experience working as a Legal Costs Draftsperson
  • Proficient with the E-Bill (new format)
  • Vastly experienced with Costs Budgets and Multi-track cases
  • Must be able to display excellent written communication


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