In-house Costs Lawyer
In-house Costs Lawyer, Leeds, 2 + Years PQE, £25,000 - £40,000
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Costs Lawyer to join this busy in-house team in the centre of Leeds. This not for profit global organisation supports its members in a wide range of areas and issues. Due to the success of its Leeds based in-house costs team in the past few years they are looking to build with an experienced costs lawyer.
As part of the in-house costs team you will be dealing with the full spectrum of costs law from preparing the bill of costs to attendance at detailed assessment if required. Your main responsibilities will include advising on appropriate offers, negotiating settlement of costs, manage proceedings, attendance at CCMCs if needed and reviewing the service of external legal providers to ensure the organisation is getting value for money.
You will be an experienced costs lawyer with ideally 2 years of experience in a defendant environment however good claimant experience will also be considered and while clinical negligence experience would be an advantage catastrophic/ high value personal injury costs lawyers will also be considered.
In addition to a salary of between £25,000 - £40,000 depending on your current level of experience you receive a very good pension package, annual bonus and other perks including dress for your day. You will working in a friendly social team.
If you are interested in this role please get in touch for more information or click 'apply now' to forward an up to date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are interested in hearing about other current opportunities, contact Mark Reeder on 0113 200 3717 for a confidential discussion on your career.