Costs Draftsperson / Negotiator Manchester

Area of Practice: Costs

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Posted On: Monday, February 15, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893665


Costs negotiator – Claimant personal injury – EL/PL, Clinical Negligence, Precedent H


Costs Negotiator / draftsperson – A costs negotiator or draftsperson is urgently sought to join the claimant personal injury team of this leading, reputable Manchester firm. Candidates should ideally possess experience of clinical negligence and/or EL/PL-related costs as well as RTA. Our client is also looking for those with experience of precedent H costs budgets. However, a range of experience will be considered and those looking for a step up should certainly apply.


  • Job title: Costs Negotiator
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)
  • Reports to: Personal Injury Partner and Head of Costs
  • Previous Experience: Both claimant and defendant experience will be considered, including RTA, EL/PL and clinical negligence-related costs. Experience of Precedent H Costs budgets would also be beneficial.


This is a leading full-service law firm, based in the heart of Manchester with a highly regarded claimant personal injury team advising on a range of matters including Serious and Catastrophic Injury, high value industrial disease (including asbestos-related claims) and birth injury cases.

The costs team therefore undertakes a range of high quality work and is looking to hire a costs negotiator / draftsperson who is able to draw on a range of experience. Alternatively, they are looking to hire someone looking to make a step up in their career. The claimant personal injury team is a highly successful department and offers real progression and career development for someone looking to develop their career in Costs.


Candidates looking to apply should ideally be able to run a caseload of varied costs-related matters. Our client is ideally looking for someone who has also gained experience of Precedent H costs budgets. However, they are also looking for someone who is a real team player – the costs department is a busy team requiring staff to pitch in and assist wherever required.

You should expect exposure to high quality work, coupled with excellent training. Furthermore, this is a team which has an excellent team spirit and is recognised as a great place to work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic department, either as an experienced fee earner, or as someone really looking to develop their career with a strong brand within the Manchester legal services market.

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