Costs Lawyer

West Midlands
£40,000 - £60,000 per annum
21 Aug 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full time
Job Description
An ever-growing prestigious firm are looking to add an experienced Costs Lawyer to their team. Working in their modern offices this is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that puts its employees first.

In the Cost Lawyer job, you will be: 
  • Leading and developing an in-house Costs Department for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence (later to include Dispute Resolution and Court of Protection) to enhance costs recovery and reduce reliance on external Lawyers
  • Preparing your own bills and following processes through to detailed assessment where necessary
  • Helping to shape and improve costs offering and practice / client service and ensure a consistent strategy is being utilised by all Fee Earners
  • Monitoring and managing a panel of external lawyers, as well as developing and line managing a team
To be considered for the Lawyer job you will need:
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in a Costs Lawyer role and demonstrable experience of managing a team and developing people along with experience of claimant and defendant costs
  • Experience of drafting bills of costs and budgets for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence cases is essential along with negotiation and advocacy experience.
This is a permanent, full time vacancy working Monday to Friday, 09.00am - 17.15pm based throughout Shrewsbury, Hereford and Telford (regular travel will be required to other sites). The salary would be £40k - £60k depending on skills and experience plus a range of benefits including healthcare scheme, life insurance and flexible working opportunities.

If you are looking to join a supportive and friendly firm offering a range of benefits and would love to know more about this great opportunity, then please get in touch today! 

S2 Recruitment is acting on behalf of our client as an employment agency.