Costs Draftsman

Liverpool, Merseyside
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Costs Draftsman
Full Time, Permanent
£35,000-£45,000 DOE
MINIMUM 3-5 years experience
Office Based, Bootle

Responsibilities include:

To prepare bill of costs for detailed assessment
To prepare cost claims for submission to opposing solicitor and the Courts
To undertake negotiations
To prepare Statement of Costs for summary assessment
To prepare and costs budgets
To prepare Points of Dispute and Replies
To prepare applications for interim Costs Certificates and preparing hearing bundles for Detailed Assessment
To represent the Claimant at hearings for Assessment of costs or Costs budget hearings
To assist in drafting High Costs Case Plans for submission to the Court/Third Party Representatives etc.
To 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 
About you:

Minimum of 3-5 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
Excellent communication skills including oral and written presentation skills
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 
If you feel the Cost Draftsman position may be for you or you are interested in finding out further information, please contact Liverpool Resourcers at Everpool Recruitment by email (url removed) or call (phone number removed). Alternatively, you can apply to this advert and someone from the Everpool team will be in touch

Job Info
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Job Title:
Costs Draftsman
Company:
CV-Library
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary:
£35000 - £45000 Per annum + Benefits
Posted:
Feb 12th 2024
Closes:
Mar 14th 2024
Sector:
Legal
Contract:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
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