Law Costs Draftsman Costs Lawyer Costs Solicitor

London – £25,000 - £60,000

Law Costs Draftsman / Costs Lawyer / Costs Solicitor - London

Law Costs Draftsman/Lawyer/Solicitor wanted for a great opportunity with one of the UK's leading costs consultancies with offices based in London and international. Salary is based on experience.

Dealing with some of the UK's leading national law firms civil and commercial including some of the magic circle.
They are a highly professional and dedicated firm providing quality service tailored to the client's requirements. Being a highly regarded and respected costs firm my client is recognised as a leading player within the legal services market.


The firm boast having housed some of the country's leading costs heads for over 30 years as the costs landscape ever changes, they have maintained offers of unrivalled packages and technical progression.
The role specifically sits within the costs team and if successful you will be anticipated to prepare Bills of costs of any quantum, then seeing the matter through to detailed assessment. The candidate will therefore also have experience of preparing points of reply and attending detailed oral hearings.

It is important to have experience within complex injury and or commercial cases. It is desired if the candidate has had exposure to costs Budgets, negotiation and advocacy.


Applications are open to anybody who can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience. Professional qualifications are preferred but a strong academic background will also be considered.


Fantastic Central London based Costs role not to be missed. For someone who is looking for a secure career with a well-respected firm. Apply now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Luke Whatmough Principal 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 costs positions.

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Luke Whatmough

Managing Principal Associate: Head of Costs and Yorkshire Private Practice
0161 233 6360

luke@douglas-scott.co.uk

Luke joined Douglas Scott in 2016 leading the Master Vendor team. He now heads up Legal Costs recruitment on a nationwide basis for the National Insurance desk. He deals with a range of clients including leading specialist costs practices and top tier law firms. Luke has previous recruitment experience account managing an international desk with a focus on Personal Injury. He undertook Law Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and regularly participates in charity events concerning young men’s mental health in his spare time.

"I would like to express my gratitude to Luke Whatmough for the service he has provided. He made the process of applying for a job so much easier with his friendly manner and prompt replies. He has remained professional and welcoming. 

He specifically ensured that I was well prepared for the interview and contacted me prior to the interview to ensure that I was OK, which gave me peace of mind. After getting the job due to unforeseen circumstances, I encountered difficulties with my notice period. Luke spoke to the HR manager of my new employers directly and ensured that they were able to accommodate for me. 

Overall, it has been a great experience and a friendly personality is always a bonus."



Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Clinical Negligence, Law Costs, Claimant Personal Injury
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Law Costs, Billing
  • Salary: £25,000 - £60,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: LW52855

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