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3 weeks ago

Costs Negotiator

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Costs

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Experience: 2 - 4 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

An established law firm in South Manchester is seeking a skilled Costs Negotiator to join their dynamic team. With a focus on personal injury and clinical negligence cases, the firm prides itself on delivering exceptional service and expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle the entire lifecycle of cost matters, ensuring thorough and efficient case management.
  • Negotiate settlements for costs in both litigated and non-litigated claimant personal injury cases.
  • Advise fee earners on costs disputes and provide assistance in their negotiations.
  • Prepare summary assessment schedules, breakdowns of costs, and formal bills, especially where detailed assessment or Part 8 proceedings are required.
  • Draft replies to Points of Dispute, Budgets, and other relevant legal documents.
  • Attend CCMCs (Costs Case Management Conferences) and represent the firm in advocacy related to costs matters.
  • Provide support to more junior team members.

Skills & Experience:

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in costs negotiation, preferably with exposure to personal injury and clinical negligence cases.
  • Confidence in handling CCMCs and adept at negotiating with opposing cost teams.
  • Solid grounding in cost law and comfortable working toward targets.
  • Ability to handle a caseload independently and provide valuable support to colleagues.

Benefits: The firm offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive range of benefits, engaging social events, and ample opportunities for career progression.

If you are a proactive Costs Negotiator seeking a dynamic work environment with growth prospects, we invite you apply now!

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive range of benefits, engaging social events, and ample opportunities for career progression.

Job Requirements

2 – 5 years of experience in costs negotiation, preferably with exposure to personal injury and clinical negligence cases.

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