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Costs Draftsperson

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  • Three days working from home
  • High-profile cases and growing body of national work
  • Big on collaboration and development of team members

A national, specialist serious injury law firm is looking for a Costs Draftsperson to join its highly regarded team in Manchester. You’ll join a rapidly growing team at a pivotal point in its evolution and have a real impact on the success of the business, and to the lives of those you help.

The firm established its own in-house costs team in 2018 and, since then, has grown its headcount to 12 – and are looking to grow again to meet the expanding needs of this highly successful and ambitious business.

The role comes withs fantastic flexibility, as you’ll be able to work from home three days per week. The firm is equally big on collaboration and prides itself on fostering a positive, close-knit working environment in which everyone supports each other and celebrates each other’s successes.

The team has advised on some massive, extremely high-profile cases in the last few years, punching well above its weight and garnering attention as one of the serious injury boutiques to watch out for on a national scale.

In addition to a warm working environment, doing work you can be proud of, you’ll also benefit from private health cover, funding towards learning and development (including CILEX), dress for you day and enhanced leave (including additional leave for dependents).

The firm is a market leader in serious injury claims and has attracted several recent awards and accreditations for its work, including the Modern Claims Awards 2023 and Manchester Legal Awards 2023.

It runs a transparent promotions pathway each year, which is open to all. The firm is also pioneering in its efforts to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal sector and has established several sector-wide initiatives and groups to lead the way.

The right candidate will have at least three years’ experience in negotiating and drafting bills on multi-track claimant cases.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kathryn McGeoghegan at Realm Recruit.

Kathryn is a Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting Commercial Insurance, Costs and Legal Support Professionals. She works with firms of all shapes and sizes across the North West. If you are looking for a new position, Kathryn is ready to help you make a move.

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£35,000 - £45,000


  • Greater Manchester

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  • Hybrid working

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  • Permanent

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Kathryn McGeoghegan

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Specialist for costs lawyers and legal support professionals in the North West.

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