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Costs Draftsperson

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  • Emphasis on flexibility – work from home most of the time, flexitime and dress down
  • Opportunities to join management team
  • Exciting growth plans under new head of team
  • Fantastic benefits package, including private medical

A national law firm is looking for a Costs Draftsperson to join its growing team in Greater Manchester and be part of its next exciting growth phase, setting themselves up for a potential management role in the near future.

If you’re looking for more flexibility and homeworking, this role is fantastic, as it comes with complete control over your own working week – only needing to come into office for meetings and team days, if you wish.

It is an exciting time to join the Costs team as the department continues to flourish under new leadership, with ambitious plans to grow headcount further.

The team has a fantastic reputation as experts in their field for both defendant and claimant cost negotiation and advocacy.

You’ll get exposure to and engagement with senior figures in the business, giving you significant influence and the opportunity to set a fantastic career trajectory.

Pay is competitive and its benefits package is as you’d expect of a national firm, and includes private medical insurance, critical illness cover, access to a virtual GP and several high street discounts.

You will need to be a skilled and efficient draftsperson, able to produce N260s and bills of costs (to include E-Bills). You will be a confident negotiator with experience drafting Replies and managing procedural issues as appropriate.

You should be open to diversifying into other areas of costs to include fixed costs, paying party work, and costs management including drafting, negotiating and advocacy where needed. Work areas serviced by the department include insurance claims, commercial litigation, and judicial review.

How to apply for this Costs Draftsperson 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 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, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.

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£35,000 - £45,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working
  • Remote working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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