Manchester, Greater Manchester
Up to £30000.00 per annum
- Overview of the role and department you will be joining:
The role will involve handling a variety of claims for costs covering a mixture of personal injury claims including motor, casualty and catastrophic injury. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced costs negotiator. Day to day duties will include costs budgeting, reviewing client files, drafting points of dispute and replies, negotiating costs and day to day management of a varied caseload.
The law firms costs department is a recognised market leader in third party costs legal cost negotiation. The firm engage personally with their clients to work in partnership to help them reach their goals and reduce indemnity spend. The team deal with costs ranging from fixed fees in MoJ portal cases right through to £multimillion large loss cases for insurers, selfinsureds and other organisations.
At least 2 years experience of costs negotiation is essential. Training, supervision and support will be provided to the successful candidate.
To run and manage a caseload of 100150 costs files including drafting and negotiating budgets and preparation/consideration of associated documents, drafting and consideration of bills including ebills and summary of costs statements, drafting of points of dispute and general costs negotiations, advising clients. To ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards. To ensure effective case management, compliance with internal and external service standard requirements. To ensure the production of high quality work on own files and any other files where assistance or cover is provided. To attend court on costs hearings. To liaise with clients as appropriate. To assist partners and senior fee earners with complex cases.
This is a great opportunity and candidates are currently being shortlisted, apply now for immediate consideration.
Posted 17 days ago