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Legal Costs Draftsman and Negotiator

Group Company: Winn Solicitors

Department: Costs

Salary: Dependent upon experience

A Legal Costs Draftsman and Negotiator for a leading North East firm requiring experience of running a caseload and of teamwork in a commercial environment. The successful candidate will qualify for a Quarterly Bonus Scheme in addition to an annual salary review.

The ideal candidate will naturally represent Winns Values of Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability which underpin our mission to be the one stop shop for accident management and rehabilitation.

Employee Benefits

  • 22 days holiday, 8 days bank holidays, and an added birthday holiday
  • Quarterly bonus scheme and annual salary review
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Option to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday
  • On-site parking (subject to availability)
  • Training opportunities

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing Schedules and Bills of Costs, to include Litigation Schedules such as Costs Budgets, Estimates and Statements of Costs for Trial / Applications.
  • Negotiation of Legal Costs and Disbursements.
  • Issuing Part 7 and Part 8 Proceedings.
  • Making Applications.
  • Liaising with Legal Teams.
  • Ensure compliance with Information Security Policies including data confidentiality and the operational security of the Information Systems used.
  • To ensure you uphold the Core Values of Winn Group.
  • Any ad hoc or additional duties as deemed fit and appropriate by the Management Team for this post and the associated level of responsibility attached to it.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the company’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating Legal Costs.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of running a case load and working to performance objectives.
  • Experience of working towards deadlines.
  • Ability to work towards shared goals and objectives.
  • Experience of demonstrating effective teamworking within a commercial environment.
  • Cooperative and flexible approach.
  • Ability to identify where problems may arise and adopt a solution-focused approach.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and good interpersonal skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Commitment to own personal development.

Winn Solicitors is one of the country’s leading claims management companies taking care of no win no fee accident claims from start to finish.

Winn Group, home to Winn Solicitors, On Medical and On Hire, is a leading North East business providing nationwide accident management and rehabilitation services for victims of non-fault accidents.

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