Legal Costs Negotiator

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Posted 10 days ago
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Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - 35,000
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Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JMA/73541/02
Posted:
13th August 2019
Costs We have a new opportunity for an experienced costs negotiator to join a well established defendant law firm based in Manchester. This leading Costs department is a recognised market leader in third party costs legal cost negotiation. The Role: 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 fee 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 life cycle 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. 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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Joanna Marklove
Joanna Marklove

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Manchester

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