Costs Draftsperson

Job ID: JRCD8424

Salary: £30000-£50000 per year

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Job Description:

• Supporting costs case handlers with a full range of drafting requirements.
• Drafting formal bills for Detailed Assessment
• Drafting N260 statements of costs
• Preparing risk assessments
• Assisting with drafting Budgets

Key Duties:

  • 12 month to five year’s personal injury claimant costs experience.
  • Completion of a legal qualification (LLB, GDL, LPC) desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Drafting skills associated with completing Precedent H, R and Q and finalising formal bills.
  • Experience of working to target
  • You will have a flexible approach and be able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels.
  • Applicants should be committed and hardworking individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision.
  • Knowledge of time recording procedures
  • Working knowledge of the Civil Procedures Rules and Detailed Assessment process.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail are essential.
  • The Candidate must consistently produce work which is highly accurate and well-presented.
  • The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, is essential.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of using Proclaim Case Management System and Costs Master software.
  • Experience of working in house.


  • Salary is £30,000 to £50,000 depending on experience.
  • Standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.
  • 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation.
  • 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days.
  • 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service
  • Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after 2 years’ service
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service
  • Death in Service – 2 x salary
  • Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget.
  • Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more
  • Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure
  • Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab.

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