Costs Draftsman

Job Title: Costs Draftsman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £27,000 - £33,000
REF: 1467
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
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A well-respected Manchester costs firm that specialise in personal injury claims is looking for a Costs Draftsman 

In this role, you will be required to draft bills, undertake hearings and replies and run your own caseload, which will be made up predominantly of multi-track matters, unaffected by reforms and costs changes 

This is a great opportunity to work alongside some highly experienced costs lawyers, handle a varied caseload and progress your career. 

Costs Draftsman - Manchester city centre 

The company & role 

  • forward-thinking costs firm with a great reputation and high levels of staff retention 

  • You will be required to handle a variety of costs matters and be responsible for drafting formal bills for assessment, drafting budgets, attending budget conference meetings and more 

  • The firm are part of a wider group of companies with solid links to others in the sector and a long-standing, stable client base 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Oldham, Rochdale, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits 

  • Competitive pay  

  • Flexible working arrangement 

  • Exceptional down to earth culture 

  • Genuine career progression prospects 

The ideal candidate 

  • Costs Draftsman with at least 2 years’ experience 

  • Will have costs drafting and budgeting experience including handling multi-track costs 

  • Will have good attention to detail 

  • Will be happy working to deadlines and targets 

How to apply for this Costs Draftsman role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Joseph on 03300 245 606 or email   

Joseph is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of personal injury lawyers. He works with solicitors and fee-earners at all levels matching them with personal injury firms across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new personal injury job, Joseph is ready to help you find the right role. 

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