Junior/Trainee Cost Lawyer

Costs Department

Wavertree Office

Job Description

To assist with the billing of all files referred to the Costs Department along with any queries which may arise. Billing is predominately Legal Aid with a view to assisting all Departments in MSB with their Costs requirements.

To draft all forms of bills of costs for submission to the Legal Aid Agency. This will involve analysing the cases from fixed fees through to very high worth High Costs Cases to obtain maximum costs recovery.  Where necessary providing guidance and advice to Fee Earners.

Job Specification

A good knowledge of Legal Aid/CCMS billing rules and procedures would be preferable but not essential. Having previous experience of using Costsmaster billing package would be preferable.

Must be organised, motivated and able to work under pressure of deadlines and volume of work.

Work is mainly Family Law and Crime based but knowledge of other areas of legal costs would be advantageous as MSB have departments dealing with all areas of law.

Get in touch:

To apply for this position, please send your CV to hr@msbsolicitors.co.uk