Costs Lawyer (In-House, Team Leader)
Salary:
£40,000 - £60,000

Ref:
57412/tml

Location:
Cheshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, All West Midlands

Areas of Law:
Costs


Job Type:
Permanent


Level:
6 years plus, 4-6 years qualified


Sector:
In-house



0345 300 3577

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Our client is a highly regarded, full-service law firm with a network of regional offices. Professionally managed, this collegiate firm continues to invest in lateral hires and resources to ensure its competitive edge and client service.  We receive excellent feedback on the progressive nature, commercial outlook and supportive ethos of this firm.

A new requirement has arisen for an experienced Costs Lawyer to lead, develop and supervise an in-house team.  The initial focus will be on Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury but with scope to diversify across other departments.

The in-house team will provide a comprehensive service from the outset including:

  • Cost Estimates
  • Case Plans and Budget Preparations
  • Attending CCMC Hearings
  • Statement of Costs
  • Drawing of Bills and Schedules
  • Negotiations and Points of Reply

 

You will closely with partners, solicitors and fee-earners and a case management and operational basis as well as providing training.   If not a manager already, you will be able to demonstrate commercial awareness, organisational and communication skills need of a team supervisor.   Applications are welcome from accredited CSLB , ACL or Solicitors.

 

This is an excellent opportunity with a progressive and successful organisation, which recognises the added value of specialist, professional services.

 

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.

 

 

 

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