Legal Costs Negotiator

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£25,000 - 35,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Costs Negotiator A exciting opportunity for an experienced costs negotiator to join a well established law firm based in Manchester. The costs department is a recognised market leader in third party costs legal cost negotiation. The role will involve handling a variety of claims for costs covering a mixture of personal injury claims including motor, casualty and catastrophic injury. The team deal with costs ranging from fixed fees in MoJ portal cases right through to £multi-million large loss cases for insurers, self-insured and other organisations. Main Responsibilities: - Duties will include costs budgeting, reviewing client files, drafting points of dispute and replies, negotiating costs and day to day management of a varied caseload. - To run and manage a caseload of 100-150 costs files including drafting and negotiating budgets and preparation/consideration of associated documents, drafting and consideration of bills including e-bills and summary of costs statements, drafting of points of dispute and general costs negotiations, advising clients. - To ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors' Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards. - To attend court on costs hearings. - To assist partners and senior fee earners with complex cases. The successful candidate will: - Have at least 2 years' experience of costs negotiation dealing with costs recovery and / or adverse costs. - Be proficient in handling a full lifecycle of costs matters. - Have well-developed negotiation skills. - Be experienced and proficient in the use of case management systems. - Demonstrate strong IT skills, experience in using specialist costs software packages If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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