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    Manchester £30,000 – £55,000

    Senior Costs Lawyer/Draftsman

    Manchester, Circa 50K

    An experienced Senior Costs Lawyer/Draftsman is wanted to hit the ground running on department with a highly-regarded specialist claimant costs firm. A challenging and varied opportunity the Senior Costs Draftsman will be responsible for a range of high value matters to include Clinical negligence and/or Commercial litigation.

    Applications are invited from successful Costs Lawyers with a combination of strong technical skills ideally with 3 years PQE. This is an excellent Manchester based opportunity with a competitive package on offer D.O.E.

    The successful candidate will be expected to hit the ground running in a productive environment, providing dedicated costs support for litigation lawyers across several UK based offices. Responsible for the management of a personal caseload the individual will be drafting points of dispute, replies, schedules of costs, bills of costs/budgets, negotiating costs to settlement and by the provision of additional supporting services such as drafting budgets and attending CCMC. The successful applicant will have a full understanding of the CPR and must be a good negotiator. Experience of advocacy would be beneficial but not essential.

    Applications are invited from ambitious Costs Lawyers (or equivalent) looking for an opportunity to work with a quality legal product that still has lots of room for growth both internally and externally. Candidates will be strong technically and possess the ability to see a cost matter through the cycle including the drafting of high value and complex bills.

    Apply now for immediate consideration; excellent Manchester based opportunity.

    Please contact Luke Whatmough Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

    Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

    Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal positions.

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    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Manchester based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Job Spec

    • Area of Law: Clinical Negligence, Commercial Litigation,
    • Type: Private Practice, Solicitor / FILEX,
    • Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
    • Term: Permanent
    • Location: Manchester
    • Reference: LW25527


    To discuss the role in more detail call Luke Whatmough on 0161 233 6360 or apply online.

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