Senior Costs Draftsman

Liverpool – £28,000 - £50,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Law Costs Draftsperson to join an established and expanding Costs team at their York office.

My client can provide varied and high-quality work with it being a mixture of Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury and Commercial. The ideal candidate should have a minimum 3 years' experience as a Costs Draftsman/Lawyer. Advocacy is an advantage but not essential.

Applicants should have experience in drafting Bills of Costs/Budgets, negotiating and drafting replies. Attendance at detailed assessment hearings & CCMC's would also be ideal.

This incredible York based role is a great opportunity for an experienced Costs Draftsman to develop and progress in their careers with a successful, expanding firm.

If you feel like you are suited to this role, please 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.

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Luke Whatmough

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

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: Law Costs
  • Type: Law Costs, Billing
  • Salary: £28,000 - £50,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Reference: J57648

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