Law Costs Draftsperson / Costs Assistant

Costs Department

Job Specification

To assist in the drafting of 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. Also where necessary providing guidance and advice to Fee Earners.

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 based but knowledge of other areas of legal costs would be advantageous as MSB have departments dealing with all areas of law.

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