Costs Drafter - 1 yr plus experience - commercial costings team

Role: Costings Services

Legal Field: Costings Services

Location: Wigan Investment Centre

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm - 1 hour lunch, open to flexible and working from home 2 days per week

Salary: Competitive - depends upon experience

Contract Type: Temporary

Closing Date: 01 October 2019

Costs Drafter - 1 yr plus experience - commercial costings team

We have an opportunity for a Costs Drafter with 1 years plus experience to join our specialist team at our Wigan, Greater Manchester office. If you have the experience we are looking for we would welcome your application. This is a 6 months temporary role however this will be reviewed to becoming permanent.

About The Role

As a member of our Commercial Costings team you will you will provide an expert costs service by supporting and advising our clients throughout the process, you will be involved in the following: 

Adverse Costs:

  • Preparing and dealing with the provision of costs advice
  • Drafting Points of Dispute
  • Negotiations
  • Dealing with the assessment process from start to finish

Costs Recovery:

  • Preparing costs schedules for negotiation
  • Costs budgets
  • Preparing and dealing with bills for details assessment
  • Points of reply
  • Negotiations
  • Dealing with the assessment process from start to finish

Types of matter

  • Judicial Review
  • Negligence
  • Injury cases
  • Contract/Commercial Litigation
  • Appeals


About You

You will have at least 1 years' experience as a costs drafter with particular experience in drafting points of dispute and adverse costs.

 About the team

Our team is made up of experienced and knowledgeable drafters.

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About the firm

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary and holiday entitlement
  • Free parking
  • Excellent benefits and well-being package
  • Holiday sale & purchase scheme
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Social events
  • Internal referral scheme
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