Law Cost Draftsman/Negotiator

I am currently recruiting for a Law Cost Draftsman/Negotiator for a firm in London, which is an award winning multi-talented national company.

 Job Description

To handle claims for costs covering all areas of personal injury costs work including drafting bills and schedules of costs, primary response to points of dispute and through to detailed assessment and negotiating settlement.

 Duties & Responsibilities

Drafting costs schedules for negotiation

Drafting Solicitor/ client bills

Drafting Schedules for summary assessment

Drafting Schedules for allocation and Listing Questionnaires

Drafting Bills of Costs and Schedule of Costs

Work closely with fee earners to effect swift and accurate recovery and payment

Ensure that payments are allocated to the correct file/matter when funds are received

Liaising with Claimant and Defendant Solicitors, Counsel and Court

Drafting and dealing with points of dispute and replies

Negotiate Settlement as quickly as possible and on the best terms available

Person Specification

 Ability to manage own cost files

Positive, confident and enthusiastic attitude

Ability to use own initiative

Ability to plan and prioritise work load

Excellent listening and verbal and written skills

Good telephone negotiation skills

Ability to follow TSP work procedures and keep to strategy

Ability to make decisions

Ability to remain calm under pressure

Ability to anticipate problems and identify solutions

Good IT and Case Management skills

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