Legal Costs Draftsperson/Manager Manchester, Greater Manchester

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Legal Costs Draftsperson/Manager

£30000 – £45000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Greater Manchester


Our client is seeking an experienced Legal Costs Draftsperson/Manager in Manchester. Hybrid working is available.

The Costs team are based in their Manchester office and report in to the Head of Personal Injury. They undertake a variety of costs work including drafting bills of costs, Replies, Points of Dispute, Costs Budgets, Negotiations and Advices for Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Court of Protection, Commercial and Solicitor/Client matters.

The Role:

The firm is looking for a qualified Costs Lawyer (0-3 PQE), or a non-qualified draftsperson with a minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience.

Applicants must have experience in drafting bills of costs and negotiating costs in Personal Injury work. Experience of dealing with Catastrophic PI work would be an advantage.

This will be a varied role dealing with the full range of costs work, with the successful applicant managing their own case load from start to finish. The role will be working under the supervision of the Costs Manager and alongside another Costs Lawyer.

The Costs team have a bonus scheme in place which allows for up to 10% of gross earnings to be paid as an annual bonus dependent upon performance.


* To provide an effective, timely and efficient service to the firm’s clients.

* Communicate with clients of the department in a professional and courteous manner.

* To ensure excellent service standards and maintain high client satisfaction.

* To manage your own caseload.

* To keep up to date with all aspects of the law relating to costs law and the Civil Procedure Rules.

* To take on work as allocated to you in a variety Personal Injury, Court of Protection, Commercial and Solicitor/Client matters, including; Bills of Costs, Replies and/or Points of Dispute, Costs Budgets, Negotiations, Advices.

Candidate Requirements:

* Qualified Costs Lawyer (0-3 PQE), or a non-qualified draftsperson with a minimum of 4 years’ experience (as detailed above).

* Excellent attention to detail.

* Ability to work under own initiative and manage time and priorities effectively.

* Confident communicator – ability to work with stakeholders at all levels across the business.


* A minimum of 25 days' annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year

* A one hour early finish, one Friday per month

* Two days a year to do charitable work

* The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events

* Annual promotions process open to all staff

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

2024-06-11 09:19:55

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