Law Costs Draftsman - Cardiff - £Neg

Wales, Cardiff
£20000 - £30000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Jamie Miller
Job Title
Practice Area
Dispute Resolution
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Clayton Legal are currently assisting an experienced, professional firm with over 20 years of experience in Law Costing, in their search for a Law Costs Draftsman to join their team of well trained, motivated Draftsmen dedicated to providing an efficient, quality service to their clients.

The ideal candidate for this Law Costs Draftsman position will have a minimum of 12 months experience as a Draftsman. Candidates with ALCD qualification or currently undertaking such, carry a distinct advantage however individuals with the intention to train to become a Costs Lawyer should also apply.

DUTIES (will include but not be exclusive to:)
Draft Bills of Costs, Points of Dispute and Points of Reply.
Negotiate costs with opponents.
Provide advice to clients.
Manage a caseload of files to meet deadline and maintain client satisfaction.
Conduct the costs work from the drafting of the bill to provisional or detailed assessment as required.
Prepare budgets.
Maintain professional development and/or train to become a Costs Lawyer.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Costs Law.
Assist with the continued expansion of the business through development of new and existing client relationships.

Good IT skills- knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word Access and PowerPoint)
Strong communication skills- the ability to communicate technical information to clients and colleagues.
The ability to work within a team environment.
To have good self management skills including the ability to work using own initiative.