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Costs Draftsman

Location: BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS Salary: 25000 - 35000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 6 months ago Reference: 3089097
A solicitors firm which has been running for nearly 10 years which has doubled in size and grown to a team of 25 currently and looking to grow even more. Based in central Birmingham which they moved into in 2014 so are newly refurbished and very modern. They Pride themselves on delivering a first class service by having experts in relevant fields such as family law, family mediation and criminal matters.

- Prepare and submit claims for costs for assessment and payment within the desired timescales.
- Provide guidance, advice and supervision to the Cost Drafting Assistant.
- Advising other departments regarding costs issues.
- Production of Bills for assessment by the court.
- Drafting PODs and replies
- To complete post-assessment work to include checking bills received, considering time crucial submission dates

- Minimum of 3-5 years experience of Cost Draftsman role
- Experience in drafting bills of costs
- Costs negotiations experience
- Have proven IT skills and ability to adapt new technology
- Able to demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills
- Excellent communication skills including oral and written presentation skills
- Self motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude
- Good interpersonal skills
- A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment
- Methodical approach to tasks and problem solving

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