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    A costs specialist is required to conduct their own caseload working for this national costs team at a top 50 UK law firm. The role can be based in either Liverpool or Manchester.

    Role Overview

    The role involves management of a caseload to include drafting schedules of costs, negotiating settlement, dealing with costs budgets and adverse and recovery costs claims on multi track cases. This role is to support the specialist health division and the litigation they conduct throughout the UK. There are 2 vacancies available because of the significant continuing growth of this department.

    Candidate Profile

    The firm is seeking and costs lawyer with the following experience/characteristics:

    • Proven experience handling your own caseload. The job requires someone who can predominantly work autonomously.
    • Must have experience drafting points of dispute, points of reply, costs budgets and bills of costs.
    • Qualified solicitor, costs lawyer, CILEx or experienced non-qualified candidates considered.
    • IT literate.
    • Previous experience of dealing with costs in clinical negligence cases would be ideal, but those with experience in other areas will be considered.

    What’s on offer?

    On offer with this legal costs opportunity is:

    • Chance to join an expanding team at a recognised and established national practice. The health team in particular has seen significant growth and this is expected to continue.
    • The firm was already at the forefront of offering remote and flexible working and will facilitate this going forward.
    • You will join a firm that has a commitment to promoting a happy working environment with clear paths for promotion, excellent benefits and CSR support.

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    David Carr

    David is the Divisional Director of Anakin Seal, responsible for running the business nationally. He studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of York before completing the CPE and LPC. He qualified as a Solicitor and then moved into in legal recruitment in 2006. He has focussed o...

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