Costs Draftsman

Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
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We are a legal recruitment firm seeking an experienced Costs Draftsman to join our client's well-established law firm in Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate and effective costs advice and drafting to a diverse client base.


  • Providing cost advice to clients and drafting bills of costs, points of reply, and schedules of costs
  • Preparing and negotiating costs budgets for litigation and advising on the cost implications of case strategy
  • Conducting detailed cost assessments and negotiating settlements with opposing solicitors and counsel
  • Drafting and negotiating costs agreements and offering advice on the recovery of disbursements
  • Conducting and preparing documentation for detailed assessments and making representations to the court as required
  • Maintaining and updating cost management systems, including time recording and cost management software


  • Costs Lawyer with at least 5 years of experience in a costs drafting role
  • Strong knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules and experience in the preparation of bills of costs
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients and colleagues


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Generous benefits package, including pension, health insurance, and life insurance
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Collaborative and supportive working environment
  • Social and team-building events

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Costs Draftsman to join a leading law firm and develop their career in a supportive and dynamic environment. Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
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