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Legal Costs Draftsperson – Hybrid working

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Our client, a leading national law firm based in Manchester City Centre, is looking for a legal costs draftsperson to join its centralised law costs team.

This well-respected, national, multi-service firm offers an unrivalled flexible and agile working environment, and you’ll be able to work from home for part of your week.

The right candidate will have experience of negotiating and agreeing costs with paying party solicitors, and preparing points of reply and matters for provisional/detailed assessment.

In the role, you’ll be drafting bills of costs (including Precedent S Electronic Bills), N260s, Schedules for JSM and Precedent H Cost budgets. You would also be overseeing the issuing of the Notice of Commencement and associated documents, dealing with budget negotiations, and preparing Precedent R and Precedent T documents.

The firm is set for future growth and has an extensive in-house progression framework that supports its team members in developing new skills and further their career.

With a large and diverse client base, including complex cases, you’ll find your job interesting and enjoy coming to work each day.

In addition to a hybrid working arrangement, this award-winning firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days and enhanced pension scheme.

They also have a fantastic brand identity and will be a fantastic addition to anyone looking to add desirable national firm experience to their CV.

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, Lucy is ready to help you make a move.

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£25,000 - £40,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area


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Kathryn McGeoghegan

Consultant for this role

Kathryn specialises in the recruitment of commercial insurance and costs lawyers, as well as support staff in the personal injury and insurance sectors.

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