Legal Billing Assistant

Zoek Pin East London, Greater London, England

20000.0000 - 25000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

My client are looking for a Billing Assistant to join their legal aid team.

Duties

Billing- under supervision of your Billing Manager you will progress cases as follows:

Prepare/finalise and submit legal aid bills

Process bills payable by third parties

Liaise with Barrister Clerks

Prepare private bills and final cost transfers

Identifying files that are within the time period for claiming a payment on account for profit costs

Claim for court and counsel fees, disbursements, process server fees.

If required, processing files to be sent to external cost draftsperson for bills to be drawn up.

Chase final orders from courts

Chase legal aid certificates and deal with amendments

Systems

To be trained on a case management software, outlook and process server fees.

Legal Aid Portal

Allocate counsels fees, claim process server fees and any other disbursements.

Provide evidence for disbursement claims on the legal aid portal

Clients

Communicate with clients via the phone, email and letter in a professional manner

Answer client queries re their legal aid status

Contact clients when their certificates are revoked- send revocation letter and ensure all court fees etc have been received.

Asist in designing and implementing any future developments in the process

Report any concerns to your Line Manager

Experience

Previous legal billing experience

Excellent client care and communication skills

Able to work on your own but also in a team

Good IT skills

Please note the role would be working 2 days a week in the office and the hours are 9am-.

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