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Law Costs Draftsman

BBBH25710
£40000 - £45000 per annum Excellent Benefits
City London South East London City of London

Managing this Role

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Jonny Dickens

Recruitment Consultant - Greater London
0203 865 2113

Cutting edge Legal 500 firm who are known for their complex and in-depth work, which regularly attracts media attention, are seeking a Law Cost Draftsman.

This is a unique role to work for this well known, innovative and vibrant firm with some of the best legal talent around.

The firm

Although the firm is large, it stands out for the lovely family friendly culture it has running throughout the firm.

They have a rich heritage dating back over 60 years and throughout this time they have developed an outstanding team of professionals, many of whom are ranked as leaders in the field.

It is common place for their Solicitors to be called upon by the media such as Sky and the BBC for their opinion, interview and first comment due to their high level of expertise. They work with big name clients and are known for their Legal Aid work.

The firm has recently taken on over 30 new members of staff, bringing their total headcount to over 140 staff. The practice is continuing to grow and you will work within a friendly, professional and dynamic team, at hand in a team of over 140 professionals.

Having dealt with this firm in the past its always a pleasure to work alongside them as they are approachable, friendly and highly reliable. You will be joining a practice which allows for endless growth.

The Role

This Legal 500, award winning firm are seeking a Law Costs Draftsman to join their head office office in the City of London.

This is an exciting and growing department, giving you the opportunity to work alongside some of the top legal talent in the industry and there is a real demand for this kind of work by the firm's clients.

This leading organisation, with state-of-the-art IT systems, are looking for candidates with experience in drafting Bill of Costs in Family and Civil Social Welfare. You will be expected to be entrepreneurial and innovative in your approach continually striving to ensure the department exceeds its targets.

There is the potential to work remotely after a settling in period. You will have the opportunity to work with and assist Chambers moving forward giving you great exposure to a varied and interesting line of work.

The department is in growth mode so there is a fantastic opportunity to progress and develop within the firm.

Requirements:

  • You will have a minimum 3 years experience in Legal Aid billing
  • You will be able to deputise for the Billing Manager, providing support, training and assistance to staff and fee earners
  • You will have the opportunity to springboard your career working for a market leading firm
  • Oversee the smooth running of the firm's most challenging civil claims (including matters involving statutory charge and historic UPOA cases).
  • Provide accurate reports for management and fee earners.
  • Liaise with fee earners to ensure files are in good order, responding to queries efficiently.
  • Liaise with the Billing Manager and Managing Partner to ensure processes are fit for purpose and provide assistance when implementing new strategies.
  • You will be structurally organised, ambitious and dynamic
  • You will be a strong communicator and commercially-minded

This is an excellent opportunity for a Law Costs Draftsman to join this outstanding firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for a confidential chat.