Law Costs Draftsperson

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
London (Central)
£30000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
07 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Leading London based firm who service and accommodates for a large number of the Legal 500 firms costs work, require a commercially focused Costs Draftsman/Lawyer to join their successful and expanding team. This firm are recognised for their quality of work as well as attention to detail, so candidates who possess these skills are encouraged to apply. Working for such a leading frim you will be expected to be top of your game in your given area for this particular role, you will be a commercial specialists who has had at least 2 years exposure in a commercial environment. The Role: They are looking to recruit for their Commercial litigation costs department. With the following criteria Experience of costs in commercial litigation (preferably significant cases in the Commercial Court, rather than general civil litigation - but Commercial Court experience not essential) Experience of working on both sides (justification and opposition of costs) Detailed assessment experience (not essential) 2-4 years' experience (although they would consider less experienced candidates if they can demonstrate exceptional aptitude and potential) Salary dependant on experience, but at the top end they are looking at a starting salary of in the region £40k The successful candidate will need to fit into their present team - they are looking for someone who is ambitious and dynamic. The role will include exposure to substantial and high profile costs cases working for demanding clients within a team with a wealth of costs experience. If the successful candidate fits in well and achieves at a high level they can expect to obtain significant increases to salary in the future, commensurate with their billing. Please contact Adam Hawkins, Legal Costs Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. If you have not been contacted within five working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion. Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are a Legal Costs Recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal Costs vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Costs jobs with confidence. We are a regulated Recruitment Consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker. Please see our website ( for more legal Costs jobs in the UK. This job was originally posted as