Costs Draftsman

  • Permanent
  • Liverpool
  • £30k - 42k per year GBP / Year

NC Associates

Costs Draftsman / Liverpool / £30,000 – £42,000 DOE / Permanent / Excellent Benefits / Leading Organisation

Duties

  • Prepare bill of costs for detailed assessment
  • Prepare cost claims for submission to opposing solicitor and the Courts
  • Undertake negotiations
  • Prepare Statement of Costs for summary assessment
  • Prepare and costs budgets
  • Prepare Points of Dispute and Replies
  • Prepare applications for interim Costs Certificates and preparing hearing bundles for Detailed Assessment
  • Represent the Claimant at hearings for Assessment of costs or Costs budget hearings
  • Assist in drafting High Costs Case Plans for submission to the Court/Third Party Representatives etc.
  • Liaise and advise with fee earners and support staff in relation to any costs related query
  • Drafting estimates of costs to accompany Allocation Questionnaires and Pre Trial Checklists
  • Drafting statements of costs (N260’s)for summary assessment
  • Conducting negotiations re costs issues
  • Draft Notices of Commencement to serve bills of costs on paying parties
  • Drafting points of dispute and replies to points of dispute
  • Attending detailed assessment hearings
  • Undertaking other duties reasonably required by partners or senior management

Essential Experience Required

To be successful in your application for this role you will have the following

  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience of Cost Draftsman experience
  • Experience in drafting bills of costs for Housing Disrepair and Japanese Knotweed Claims
  • Costs negotiations experience
  • Able to demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills

We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome all applicants of identity, personal characteristics, or background.

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