Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer.

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum

Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Posted September 19, 2023

Costs Draftsman


£40,000 per annum

Our Client is a dynamic and forward-thinking law firm located in the heart of Manchester. They have a strong reputation for providing high-quality legal services to their clients across various practice areas.

As part of their commitment to delivering excellence, they are excited to introduce a new function within their organisation by hiring a skilled and motivated Costs Draftsman. This has previously been outsourced.

As a Costs Draftsman you will be at the forefront of their efforts to streamline and enhance our costs management and recovery processes. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team and make a significant impact on their operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the legal teams to prepare and draft detailed bills of costs.
  • Assess and analyse legal costs, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable rules and guidelines.
  • Manage the costs recovery process, negotiating with opposing parties and third-party funders when necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of costs budgets and attend costs-related hearings as required.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in costs law and regulations, ensuring that our practices are in line with current standards.
  • Provide cost-related advice and guidance to our legal professionals.
  • Play a key role in the development and implementation of efficient costs management systems within the firm.
  • Maintain comprehensive records and documentation related to costs


  • Proven experience as a Costs Draftsman.
  • Strong knowledge of costs law, rules, and regulations in the UK.
  • Proficiency in using relevant software and tools for costs drafting and management.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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