Costs Solicitor / Fee Earner Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Posted On: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893589


Costs Negotiator / Draftsperson – Manchester – complex costs – multi track – to £51,000

Costs negotiator / draftsperson – Manchester

Costs negotiator / draftsperson – Manchester – This is a great opportunity for any costs draftsperson who is looking for a new challenge and wanting to join a team offering a fantastic spread of work including specialist niche areas of costs.

Candidates may be unqualified or qualified should expect to be advising on a broad range of costs matters from personal injury-related costs work to costs cases arising out of commercial litigation.


  • Job title: Costs Draftsperson / Negotiator
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £51,000
  • Reports to: Head of Costs
  • Previous Experience: Experience of drafting budgets, schedules of costs and bills. Ideally experience of complex costs work would be useful including multi track work. Candidates must also demonstrate sharp negotiation skills. Advocacy experience would also be helpful, but is not crucial.

Nature of the work – including niche areas – cargo and aviation

This is an established law firm with an impeccable reputation in the market. The costs team is significant in size and headed by two Partners. The team advises on a range of costs matters from personal injury-related work at all levels including catastrophic / Large Loss cases to complex commercial insurance costs such as professional risk and property liability work.

The team also advises on niche areas of costs work including costs cases arising out of high-profile aviation and cargo disputes. The size of the team is such that work is allocated in relation to a colleague’s experience so that everyone one is able to gain exposure to all different types of costs work and progress when they feel able.

A supportive culture

This is a busy, yet friendly team. Fee earners operate within a positive environment and the department is keen to maintain that culture. The team works in a hybrid working pattern allowing for excellent flexibility.

If you want to know more about this excellent opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply for further information.

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