Defendant Cost Negotiator

We are recruiting for a Cost Negotiator to join our client’s legal firm based in Warrington.

You will handle claims for costs covering all areas of costs work including RTA, Employers Liability and Public Liability.

 Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviewing Formal and Informal bills
  • Provide advice to clients and run matters to assessment
  • Liaising with Claimant Solicitors, Counsel and Court
  • Drafting and dealing with Points of Dispute and Replies
  • Drafting Schedules for summary assessment
  • Negotiate Settlement as quickly as possible and on the best terms available

Person Specification

  • Ability to manage own cost files
  • Plan and prioritise work load
  • Excellent listening and verbal and written skills
  • Good telephone negotiation skills
  • Follow Firm work procedures and keep to strategy
  • Positive, confident and enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to use own initiative and make decisions
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good IT and Case Management skills
  • Anticipate problems and identify solutions

Full time permanent role, salary dependent on experience.

For more information on this role, please contact gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk

Acs Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency based in Liverpool that offers a professional service to its clients and candidates nationally. Established in 1983 ACS were Liverpool’s First independent Recruitment agency and has long been a trusted and well respected agency throughout the North West.

Acs’s main focus is the legal profession and we are experts in this field. Currently we hold a strong presence within the legal sector covering Merseyside, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham down to London. We are well known for our high standards and providing quality service to clients and candidates.

We put our success and longevity down to the whole team putting quality and service above all else. Our friendly consultants offer an exceptional legal recruitment service which has resulted in trust, recognition and an excellent reputation.

Our primary goal is to continue to build healthy long standing relationships with candidates and clients. Many of our first client relationships are still in place from our inception, we think is a testament to our success.

Nothing gives us greater pleasure in watching our candidate’s careers flourish and our clients thrive as a result of our hard work.

Acs’s primary goal is to continue building strong and healthy relationships with legal firms and maintain our strong presence nationally.