Costs Draftsperson / NQ Solicitor

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£25000 - £26000 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Conor Farrell
Job Title
Practice Area
Asset Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking to recruit a Costs Draftsperson / NQ Solicitor to join its private practice in Birmingham.

Client Details

A private practice in Birmingham.


Specific responsibilities for the Costs Draftsperson / NQ Solicitor in Birmingham will include but are not restricted to:

* After initial training, the Costs Draftsperson / NQ Solicitor will have the responsibility for running your own legal case load of costs matters, preparing costs budgeting forms, setting strategy on these and negotiating settlement/running to detailed assessment by the Court.

* It is envisaged that as you gain experience you will increase your workload having more responsibility in running more complex multi track and higher value cases.

* Building relationships with internal client contacts at all levels.

* Contribute to knowledge sharing within the Costs Unit and internal clients.

* Conduct work in line with client protocols, exceeding Cost Unit benchmarks and providing timely and accurate management information and billing.

* Handle confidential information in line with the firms' data security protocols.


The ideal Costs Draftsperson / NQ Solicitor will have experience in costs matters and will be able to hit the ground running after some initial training.

Alternatively, you may have general litigation experience at a smaller firm and are interested in kickstarting a career in costs.

Job Offer

Market rate.