Slater Gordon Group, are recruiting experienced Costs Draftspersons to join our specialist legal costs consultancy division, Compass Costs Solutions working within our costs offices based throughout the UK.

Candidate Requirement: 

We are looking for candidates wishing to join a leading law firm and take their career to the next level. 

Essential

  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in legal costs litigation
  • Experience of handling your own costs caseload from start to finish
  • Experience of drafting bills of costs; costs budgets; and points of reply/dispute
  • Costs negotiation skills and experience
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience of handling costs in a range of personal injury and clinical negligence matters
  • Up to date knowledge of CPR and legislation
  • IT literate including knowledge of using costs drafting software e.g. Costsmaster or IDraft
  • Consistently high client care/service skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Desirable

  • Experience of attending CCMCs and Detailed Assessment Hearings.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for drafting bills/schedules of costs; costs budgets; points of reply (or dispute); negotiating costs settlements or attending CCMCs or detailed assessment hearings (if required).

You will handle costs recovery and sometimes adverse costs on a variety of matters from fast track litigation to complex, high value, specialist PI litigation and clinical negligence.

What we offer in return

In return, we can offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits; a positive and inviting work environment; exposure to industry specialists and a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award winning law firm.

About us

Slater Gordon Group is a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas and our clients are the centre of it all.

How to apply

If you would like to make a formal application please email recruitment@slatergordon.co.uk stating the job reference number 4443.

Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.