Role details

6 month FTC position for Costs Draftsman in City Law Firm

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • City law firm seeking experienced Costs Draftsmen
  • For 6 month FTC covering long-term sickness leave which may extend

About Our Client

Recognised as the UK's pre-eminent media law practice, with work in the commercial litigation and international law sectors is also regarded as being of the highest calibre.

Their lawyers are known for being dynamic, determined and thorough in pursuing clients' objectives and protecting their interests. A large number of their cases also attract the attention of the world's media.

This firm praises itself as being truly global in nature with experienced solicitors who are experts in cases having either a multi-jurisdictional or a political/diplomatic angle.

Job Description

This would be a full time role to start as soon as possible for a 6 month FTC that has potential for extension.

Work would include assistance to all levels of fee earners in the firm on costs matters across the range of work carried out by the firm i.e. covering libel/media work, commercial litigation and international work to include:

  • drafting bills of costs for detailed assessment proceedings
  • drafting summary statements of costs for hearings
  • drafting costs budgets/ precedent H etc
  • being principally responsible for dealing with detailed assessment proceedings, drafting replies to points of dispute, appearing before Costs Judges to e.g. apply for interim payments etc
  • generally supporting the firm's fee earners on costs matters

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have proven experience of the above tasks and responsibilities.

Ideally 2+PQE but candidates outside this bracket will still be considered if they can prove relevant experience.

What's on Offer

Competitive rates of remuneration.

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