The Cost Department at Hugh James is one of the largest costs teams in the UK. The team works closely with the Claimant teams within the firm while also providing general support for teams throughout the rest of the firm. The team work predominately on estimates, cost budgets, bill preparation and cost negotiations, they also attend court for detailed assessment and cost and case management hearings.

As part of a team the successful candidate will:

  • Prepare Bills of Costs, primarily for personal injury claims but also for commercial dispute cases
  • Prepare Points of Dispute and Replies 
  • Prepare Cost Budgets and attend CCMC hearings
  • Attend detailed assessment hearings
  • Mediate cost settlements
  • The successful candidate will have relevant experience in a similar Law Costs role. They will have proven negotiation skills and be comfortable attending court for hearings.

    Good communication and strong IT skills are a must. Experience of using Costs Master would be advantageous.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive, ambitious and innovative team.

    Hugh James is an equal opportunities and disability confident committed employer.

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